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Sexual Assault

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  • Social media plays a part in 2014 Lehigh Valley crimes

    Social media plays a part in 2014 Lehigh Valley crimes
    Some of the biggest crime stories of 2014 had readers talking and taking part in the news coverage by sharing images and insights through social media — most notably in the 48-day manhunt for Eric Frein, the suspect in the slaying of a state trooper...
  • Woman who accused NIU cop of sex assault testifies about texts

    Woman who accused NIU cop of sex assault testifies about texts
    The woman who says a Northern Illinois University police officer sexually assaulted her described in court Monday how she turned over text messages — some of which are now missing — to the officer's superiors at the campus police. The woman,...
  • Prosecutors: UberX driver told woman after sex assault, 'I made you happy'

    Prosecutors: UberX driver told woman after sex assault, 'I made you happy'
    An UberX driver brought an intoxicated female passenger who fell asleep back to his apartment and sexually assaulted her, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday, raising new questions about how the growing ride-sharing service screens its drivers....
  • Uber driver charged with sexual assault of Chicago woman

    A driver in Chicago for the ride-hailing service Uber has been charged with sexual assault after he picked up a 22-year-old woman in November and assaulted her, prosecutors said Tuesday. The driver, Maxime Fohounhedo, held an account in his wife's name,...
  • Ex-Ingleside teacher accused of molesting girl extradited from Bosnia

    Ex-Ingleside teacher accused of molesting girl extradited from Bosnia
    A former teacher in north suburban Ingleside is being extradited from Bosnia to the United States to face sexual assault charges. Michael R. Vucic is accused of assaulting a girl in 2012 while teaching at Gavin South Middle School in Ingleside. He is...
  • Rocky Hill PE Teacher Placed On Leave After Rape Charges

    ROCKY HILL – A first-year elementary school physical education teacher has been placed on leave after administrators learned he has been indicted on charges of raping a woman at a hotel in Springfield in June. The teacher, Bryan MacDonald, 22, a...
  • Looking beyond the hype to see domestic and sexual violence

    Looking beyond the hype to see domestic and sexual violence
    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....
  • Cook County sheriff's deputy charged with attempted sex assault of prostitute

     Cook County sheriff's deputy charged with attempted sex assault of prostitute
    A Cook County deputy sheriff has been charged with felony attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault after allegedly soliciting and threatening a prostitute, authorities said. When Chicago police officers noticed a car double parked and partially...
  • John MacLean and Boca Raton police cold case timeline

    John MacLean and Boca Raton police cold case timeline
    Dec. 8, 1946: John Arthur "Jack" MacLean was born in Reading, Mass. 1970s: A serial rapist thought to be responsible for as many as 200 sexual assaults throughout Florida was dubbed the "Gentle Rapist." In 1979, detectives said they suspected MacLean...
  • Illinois pulls wards from Sadie Waterford Manor residential center

     Illinois pulls wards from Sadie Waterford Manor residential center
    State child welfare officials have removed all juvenile state wards from a troubled south suburban residential treatment center after Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart angrily complained that girls were frequently running away, then being sexually assaulted or...
  • Self-described 'Superthief' from Deerfield to stand trial in 1970s Boca rapes

    Self-described 'Superthief' from Deerfield to stand trial in 1970s Boca rapes
    Late on a Saturday night a long time ago, a 15-year-old Boca Raton teen was baby-sitting two small neighborhood kids. Moments after hearing knocks at the front door, the baby sitter turned toward a hallway near the kitchen and faced a man wearing...