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Sexual Assault

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  • Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing

    Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing
    Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said. The chapter of fewer than 10...
  • Pastor accused of sexually assaulting church members

    A Connecticut pastor has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman and a teenage girl who were members of his church and threatening to have them deported if they told anyone. Fifty-seven-year-old Francisco Moran of Clinton was charged Thursday with...
  • 15-year-old charged as adult in sex assault of child in Woodstock: officials

    15-year-old charged as adult in sex assault of child in Woodstock: officials
    A 15-year-old male has been charged as an adult in the sexual assault of a child under age 9, authorities in McHenry County said Thursday. Authorities said they went to a residence on the southeast side of Woodstock on the evening of March 25 to check...
  • Ex-alderman accused of child sex assault faces new charges

    A former Sheboygan alderman charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenage boy now faces additional charges related to child pornography and accepting a bribe in exchange for a sexual encounter. Kevin MatiChek as charged Wednesday with five counts...
  • West Side's Hartgrove Hospital focus of widening Justice Department probe

     West Side's Hartgrove Hospital focus of widening Justice Department probe
    The Justice Department's criminal probe into Universal Health Services has entered a new and more serious phase, focusing on potential wrongdoing by the corporation as a whole and not just its individual facilities. Universal, the nation's largest...
  • Sheriff's officer pleads not guilty to sex assault charges

    An Essex County sheriff's officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman continues to maintain his innocence. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1ajzr2F) reports that Dinis Oliveira pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sexual assault, official misconduct and criminal...
  • U.Va. releases new interim sexual misconduct policy

    A new interim policy on sexual misconduct and gender-based violence at the University of Virginia requires that all complaints be examined by the school's investigator or a trained external investigator. The measure was put in place this week. It was...
  • 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...