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Sexual Assault

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  • Trial to seek role of online bullying in teen girl's suicide

    A 15-year-old girl hanged herself a week after three classmates photographed themselves sexually assaulting her at a 2012 party, petrified the boys would circulate the photos online and believing gossip about her was spreading widely. Audrie Pott's story...
  • Man accused of kidnap, sexual assault of woman in 80s

    A 49-year-old man is being accused of kidnapping a woman in her 80s from her central Illinois home and sexually assaulting her. The man was arrested on charges of aggravated battery of a senior citizen, aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated...
  • Statewide task force wants to improve response to sex assault

    Statewide task force wants to improve response to sex assault
    The Illinois attorney general and the Cook County state's attorney on Tuesday announced a statewide task force to improve the evidence collection, investigation and prosecution of sexual assault. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan compared the...
  • Elgin man gets 37 years in prison in sexual assault of child

    An Elgin man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew. Armando Vega was sentenced Monday by Kane County Associate Circuit Judge Clint Hull. The 51-year-old Vega was convicted by a jury Feb. 3 of four counts of...
  • Child sexual assault conviction lands Elgin man 37-year prison sentence

    Child sexual assault conviction lands Elgin man 37-year prison sentence
    A Kane County judge sentenced convicted child molester Armando Vega to 37 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for assaulting a young child he knew, prosecutors said. "The greatest tragedy here is that this child was victimized by an adult...
  • Danbury teacher charged with sexually assaulting her student

    A 24-year-old science teacher at Danbury High School has been charged with second-degree sexual assault and providing alcohol to a student. The News-Times of Danbury reports (http://bit.ly/1I2bGK6) Kayla Mooney was charged Tuesday after an...
  • Lawsuit alleges sexual bullying at Torrington High School

    A former Torrington High School student has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was sexually assaulted during almost two years of bullying he endured at the hands of football players. The student, whose name is not used in the lawsuit, asserts the...
  • New trial for man convicted of killing wife's grandma in '87

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new trial for a brain-damaged man sentenced to life in prison for the 1987 killing of his wife's 88-year-old grandmother — a conviction protested by high-profile supporters including writers...
  • Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Richard Lapointe

    Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Richard Lapointe
    A divided state Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new trial in the controversial murder case against Richard Lapointe, concluding that the mentally disabled dishwasher was denied evidence supporting his innocence when he was tried and convicted a...
  • Trial to determine whether Audrie Pott's attackers share blame for her suicide

    SARATOGA, Calif. One by one, teenagers from Saratoga High School will take the witness stand, compelled by court order to tell their stories of the night Audrie Pott was sexually assaulted and the agonizing week of photos and rumors that followed until...
  • Records: Mom forced daughter to put dead sister in freezer

    DETROIT Before Stephen Berry and Stoni Blair's frozen bodies were discovered in a deep freezer at their Detroit apartment, the siblings suffered horrific abuse at the hands of their mother, a court document filed Thursday alleges. So did their...