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Sexual Assault

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  • Egypt's new president vows action after video shows sexual assault

    Spurred by a widely shared video said to show a mob sexual assault on a woman in Tahrir Square, President Abdel Fattah Sisi pledged Tuesday to take “all necessary measures” to combat such attacks and ordered vigorous enforcement of a new law...
  • Man allegedly attacks woman in movie theater bathroom stall

    Man allegedly attacks woman in movie theater bathroom stall
    A Moorpark man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman in a movie theater bathroom stall, authorities said. Investigators had been searching for Hector Garcia, 18, after the May 23 incident and were finally able to...
  • Campuses must distinguish between assault and youthful bad judgment

    I really didn't want to write another column that hinges on the notion of a war between the genders. But our front-page story Sunday — on legal challenges by students punished for campus sexual assaults — raises such provocative questions, I...
  • Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe

    Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe
    One in five passengers on Metro trains and buses have recently felt unsafe due to sexual harassment or other forms of "unwanted sexual attention," according to new data.  A Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority survey of nearly 20,000...
  • Woodstock High student pleads not guilty to sex assault of girl, 15

    Woodstock High student pleads not guilty to sex assault of girl, 15
    A Woodstock High School student pleaded not guilty this morning to charges that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at a house party over Christmas break. As his parents looked on, James Cornelius, 18, dressed in orange jail garb, entered his not...
  • Craigslist rapist gets 36 years

    Craigslist rapist gets 36 years
    A Woodstock man accused of raping eight women he met through online sex ads was sentenced this afternoon to 36 years in prison. Charles Oliver, 46, was convicted by a McHenry County jury in February of criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint of a...
  • Oregon basketball dismisses three players investigated in assault case

    Three Oregon basketball players have been dismissed from the team after being investigated but not charged in an alleged sexual assault. The players -- Damyean Dotson, 19, Dominic Artis, 19, and Brandon Austin, 18 -- were suspended for conduct not...
  • Students need an education in sexual assault – before college

    It seemed funny 20 years ago when Antioch College unveiled a sexual offense prevention policy so prescriptive that students weren't allowed to kiss without receiving explicit permission. The small Ohio campus became the butt of national jokes, including...
  • Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus

    The University of Oregon announced Friday that three men’s basketball players were kicked off the team after they were investigated because of allegations that they raped a female student -- accusations that did not lead to criminal charges....
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • How to deal with the campus sexual assault crisis

    Not too long ago, a woman who was sexually assaulted on campus might understandably have felt that her experience was, if not unique, at least uncommon. Colleges, worried about their reputations, often downplayed such incidents, sweeping rape...