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Sexual Assault

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  • Lake Worth man arrested in sex battery case

    Lake Worth man arrested in sex battery case
    A Lake Worth man is accused of sexually battering and choking a woman, causing her to fear for her life, according to a Palm Beach sheriff's arrest report. Gene Roman, 23, was arrested Tuesday on sexual battery and domestic charges. About 2 a.m....
  • Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more

    Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more
    On Monday, The Sun published an article by Ian Duncan about a new report from Human Rights Watch, which "says retaliation against military service members who report sexual assaults has contributed to a culture of fear and silence." It's worth reading...
  • Man charged in break-in, sexual assault at Glendale residence

    Man charged in break-in, sexual assault at Glendale residence
    An 18-year-old Azusa man was charged on Monday with breaking into a Glendale home and sexually assaulting a 38-year-old woman at knifepoint, officials said. The man, identified as Justine Amador Rios, was charged with two counts of forcible oral...
  • Cops: Girl sexually assaulted in South Side high-rise

    Cops: Girl sexually assaulted in South Side high-rise
    A girl was sexually assaulted in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood Sunday night, Chicago police said. The male attacker followed the girl into an elevator of her high-rise apartment building in the 6300 block of South Calumet Avenue about 4:30 p.m....
  • Suspect arrested in Oak Park home invasion case

    Suspect arrested in Oak Park home invasion case
    A suspect wanted in connection with a May 21 home invasion in Oak Park was arrested Saturday in Oak Lawn. According to the village of Oak Park, Mark Barnes, 43, was arrested at a motel in the 9300 block of South Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn. The arrest was...
  • Lady Gaga joins NY governor's push for campus rape policy

    Lady Gaga is teaming up with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to push for a new campus sexual assault policy at all the state's colleges and universities. The pop artist and the Democratic governor published a joint op-ed on Billboard Magazine's website Monday...
  • Chicago man charged with sexual assault of a minor in Waukegan

    Chicago man charged with sexual assault of a minor in Waukegan
    A Chicago man has been charged with multiple felony charges of sexual assault against a minor in Waukegan. Mario Murphy, 48, was indicted by a Lake County grand jury last week on six counts of predatory criminal sexual assault. According to the...
  • Broader probes of campus sex assaults leave victims hanging

    Olivia Ortiz was elated when the U.S. Department of Education contacted her in June of 2013 to tell her it was opening an investigation into her complaint that the University of Chicago had mishandled her sexual assault case. A junior at the time, she...
  • Man arrested in kidnapping, attempted sex attack case

    Man arrested in kidnapping, attempted sex attack case
    Orange County Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a kidnapping and attempted sexual battery of a woman who was walking near the intersection of Magnolia Homes Road and Maitland Boulevard on June 3. Ivan...
  • Jesse Matthew, in custody over Hannah Graham's death, pleads not guilty in 2005 attack

    Jesse Matthew, in custody over Hannah Graham's death, pleads not guilty in 2005 attack
    Jesse Matthew, who could eventually face a death penalty in the slaying of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, pleaded not guilty Monday in a separate prosecution that could send him to prison for life. Trial began Monday for Matthew, 33, of...
  • University expands relationship with victim services agency

    Palm Beach County Victim Services is dedicated to the elimination of sexual violence and provides an array of services. The division has provided professional services to local schools and colleges for several years. Lynn University in Boca Raton...