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Sexual Assault

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  • Film to probe Newark schoolyard murders' toll on family

    For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark's 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one who turned 15 that day, lined up her college-bound daughter and two friends and shot them each in the back of the head.
  • Elgin man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting child in 2010

    Elgin man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting child in 2010
    An Elgin man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child he knew, according to a release from the Kane County State's Attorney's office. Alejandro Avelino-Consela, 49, of the 500 block of Locust Street in Elgin, pleaded guilty to aggravated...

    Ex-Montana judge to get bar association award despite censure over rape comments

    Ex-Montana judge to get bar association award despite censure over rape comments
    A former Montana judge who said a 14-year-old rape victim was partly responsible for a teacher's attack on her will receive a lifetime achievement award from his local bar association. Former Montana District Judge G. Todd Baugh was chosen for the award...

    Mistrial in case of sex assault defendant who shot himself in New Hampshire

    Mistrial in case of sex assault defendant who shot himself in New Hampshire
     A judge declared a mistrial in the case of a New Hampshire man who shot himself Friday in the courthouse parking lot while awaiting a jury's verdict on charges he sexually assaulted a piano student more than a decade ago. Authorities said 75-year-old...

    Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with sexual abuse

    Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with sexual abuse
    A former technology teacher at Hinsdale Central High School faces sexual abuse charges for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a former student. James Bryla, 29, of 1811 Hampton Lane, Yorkville, was charged Friday, April 24 with three...