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Sexual Assault

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  • Jury finds former Lake deputy guilty of sexual assault

    Jury finds former Lake deputy guilty of sexual assault
    TAVARES — Former Lake County Deputy Sheriff Matthew Donnelly said the intoxicated woman he encountered by the highway on New Year's Day 2014 dissolved into weeping as they spoke and used her fingers to wipe away running mascara before reaching out...
  • House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence

    House OKs Bill On Timely Handling Of Sexual Assault Evidence
    HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a bill that would speed up the process for the transfer of sexual assault collection kits. The bill calls for any evidence collected by medical professionals to...
  • Bond revoked for St. Charles doc in wake of pot possession charge

    Bond revoked for St. Charles doc in wake of pot possession charge
    A judge revoked bond Wednesday for a doctor from St. Charles who was out on bail on an alleged sex charge when he was arrested last week and accused of being in possession of about 25 pounds of marijuana. Kane County Judge John Barsanti revoked bond for...
  • High School employee charged with sex assault of student hasn't made bail

    High School employee charged with sex assault of student hasn't made bail
    As of Tuesday afternoon, a dean's assistant at St. Charles North High School charged with having sexual contact with a student who is a minor had yet to post bail. Christopher A. Lee, 29, of St. Charles, has been charged with aggravated criminal...
  • 1st lawsuit filed over retracted Rolling Stone rape piece

    A retracted Rolling Stone magazine article that portrayed the University of Virginia as more concerned about its reputation than a student's alleged gang rape has prompted the first of two expected lawsuits. Calling the graphic story a "monumental hoax,"...
  • U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

    A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked and retracted account of an alleged gang rape on campus cast her as the "chief villain." Nicole Eramo, the top administrator...
  • Allentown sex predator sentenced for attacks on four girls

    Allentown sex predator sentenced for attacks on four girls
    A 41-year-old Allentown man who admitted sexually assaulting four girls, ages 8 to 17, was sentenced Tuesday to two years and 11 months to 12 years in a state prison. Angel L. Roman was also declared a sexually violent predator under Megan's Law. Roman,...
  • Woman testifies that Lake deputy sexually assaulted her in parked car

    Woman testifies that Lake deputy sexually assaulted her in parked car
    TAVARES — With a deep sigh and downcast eyes, a 26-year-old woman Tuesday paused before telling a jury she was sexually assaulted by a Lake County deputy sheriff who promised her boyfriend's freedom in exchange for her silence. The woman and her...
  • Attorney general: NFL failing to focus on domestic violence

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is criticizing the NFL, saying it has failed to spend nearly as much time investigating reports of domestic violence and sexual assault as it spent investigating whether the New England Patriots and...
  • State Awards $900,000 To Man Wrongfully Imprisoned

    State Awards $900,000 To Man Wrongfully Imprisoned
    Hubert Thompson, released from prison in 2012 after DNA tests showed that he was wrongfully imprisoned for more than four years for a sexual assault that he did not commit, was awarded $900,000 on Tuesday by the state of Connecticut. Thompson testified...
  • U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

    U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story
    A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked and retracted account of an alleged gang rape on campus cast her as the "chief villain." Nicole Eramo, the top administrator...