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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No charges filed against Uber driver in alleged L.A. kidnapping

    Prosecutors declined to file charges Wednesday against a driver with the Uber ride-sharing service after his arrest on allegations of kidnapping a drunk woman and taking her to a Van Nuys motel. Prosecutors determined there was insufficient evidence...
  • 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...
  • Montana judge to be suspended after blaming sex-assault victim

    A Montana judge who ignited a nationwide firestorm by saying a 14-year-old sexual assault victim was at least as much to blame as her attacker -- whom he sentenced to 31 days in jail -- has been ordered suspended without pay for one of his last seven...
  • Police investigating report of sex assault in Wrigleyville

    Police investigating report of sex assault in Wrigleyville
    Police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly occurred inside a bar in the Wrigleyville neighborhood early Sunday morning, but have released few details about the incident. A 27-year-old woman told police she was sexually assaulted in the...
  • Chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting patient, LAPD says

    Chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting patient, LAPD says
    A 76-year-old chiropractor has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles police said Tuesday. Manuel Domingo Chacon was arrested Monday in the 2500 block of Cesar Chavez Avenue, the Los Angeles Police...
  • 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....