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Sexual Assault

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  • Maryland teacher accused of sexually assaulting students at school

    A former teacher in a suburban Washington, D.C., county is accused of sexually assaulting at least nine students during the last decade, and police are urging any other possible victims to come forward. Jose Pineda, 50, was arrested by Montgomery...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Story about U.Va. rape stretches believability

    Rolling Stone has published an incredible story about a rape at the University of Virginia, sending shock waves around the country. But when I say the story is incredible, I mean that in the literal, largely abandoned sense of the word. It is not...
  • Amid criticism, Pentagon unveils anti-rape plans

    — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to halt rape and other sexual assaults within the U.S. military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8 percent increase in reported incidents over the past year. The 136-...
  • Pentagon issues directives to combat sexual assault in military

    Pentagon issues directives to combat sexual assault in military
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to battle rape and other sexual assaults in the military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8% increase in reported incidents over the last year. The 136-page report,...
  • Rape story sends shock waves -- and stretched credulity

    Rolling Stone has published an incredible story about a rape at the University of Virginia, sending shock waves around the country. But when I say the story is incredible, I mean that in the literal, largely abandoned sense of the word. It is not...
  • Jameis Winston conduct hearing to continue Wednesday

    Jameis Winston conduct hearing to continue Wednesday
    Jameis Winston, dressed in a gray suit, was met by more than a dozen reporters as he walked outside of a brick-laced FSU building following the first day of his code of conduct hearing. One woman peppered Winston with questions: "How do you explain...
  • U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations

    U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations
    Faced with mounting pressure from students, faculty and alumni, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan suspended all campus fraternities Saturday, an action prompted by a searing magazine account of an alleged 2012 gang rape inside a...
  • 1 charged, 2nd sought in sex assaults of 2 women on West Side

    1 charged, 2nd sought in sex assaults of 2 women on West Side
    Police tracked down one of two suspects in the sexual assault of two women early on Halloween after detectives released surveillance footage of the women’s attackers and investigators received several anonymous calls identifying the suspects,...
  • University of Virginia suspends fraternities after rape allegations

    University of Virginia suspends fraternities after rape allegations
    The University of Virginia suspended all fraternity activities and asked police to investigate a 2012 sexual assault in the wake of a damning Rolling Stone article that suggested the Charlottesville campus failed to protect students from potential...
  • Elderly Florida sex offender gets house arrest after lewd convictions

    Elderly Florida sex offender gets house arrest after lewd convictions
    BRADENTON — A convicted sex offender has been granted house arrest as he awaits an appeal, according to court order. Delbert Templeton, 81, was convicted June 6 of two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a victim under the age of 12,...
  • We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy

     We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy
    In its investigation of Rock River Academy in Rockford, the Tribune examined thousands of pages of confidential juvenile case files and other records but also interviewed 20 former residents for their recollections of life inside the facility. Those...