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Sexual Assault

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  • Kendall County authorities find sex predator hiding in secret room

    Kendall County authorities find sex predator hiding in secret room
    Kendall County Sheriff's Department deputies said they found a sexual predator hiding in a secret room at a Newark home after a two-month manhunt. Kendall deputies received word Tuesday that Shawn Lipsey, 40, of Plano, might be hiding from police at his...
  • Freedom of information issues in all 50 states

    Freedom of information issues in all 50 states: ALABAMA Lawmakers are trying to shield the identities of companies and individuals who provide the state with the drugs used for lethal-injection executions. In mid-March, the state House of...
  • Reports detail rape allegations against ex-NFL star Darren Sharper

    Reports detail rape allegations against ex-NFL star Darren Sharper
    Two women told Los Angeles police detectives that Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper insisted they take drinks he made before they blacked out and were sexually assaulted, according to LAPD documents.  Three LAPD reports obtained by The Times provide new...
  • No Extra Time For Rapist Who Fled; State Tightens Up GPS-Monitoring Protocol

    No Extra Time For Rapist Who Fled; State Tightens Up GPS-Monitoring Protocol
    MILFORD — Dardian Celaj, the Albanian national and six-time convicted felon who skipped out on sentencing last August for a 2012 rape at a Derby nightclub, did not pick up any additional prison time Thursday when he was sentenced in Superior Court...
  • Unclaimed gambling winnings targeted to pay for rape exams in Louisiana

    Unclaimed gambling winnings targeted to pay for rape exams in Louisiana
    Gov. Bobby Jindal is targeting unclaimed gambling winnings as a financing source to keep sexual assault victims from having to pay for their own medical exams and treatment, according to the broad outlines of a legislative proposal unveiled Thursday....
  • Ex-teacher gets probation for sexually abusing Mundelein student

    Ex-teacher gets probation for sexually abusing Mundelein student
    A former teacher from Barrington was sentenced to probation and home monitoring Thursday after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a Mundelein middle school student in 2010. Nicole Jacobsen, 43, was also ordered to remain on the sex offender registry...
  • Prosecutors: Man robbed, assaulted women, berated them for prostitution

    Prosecutors: Man robbed, assaulted women, berated them for prostitution
    A Jeffrey Manor man lured three Milwaukee women to a home in his neighborhood, sexually assaulted two of them, berated them about engaging in prostitution and robbed them at gunpoint, prosecutors said Thursday. Jonathan Ferguson, 23, was charged with...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 10

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA INVESTIGATES CYBER-ATTACK ON SCHOOL TESTING PROGRAM The state's top law enforcement agency is investigating cyber-attacks that caused several school...
  • Man Charged In Brutal East Windsor Rape Is Arraigned

    Man Charged In Brutal East Windsor Rape Is Arraigned
    ENFIELD — A South Windsor man accused of brutally raping a woman at knifepoint last week appeared in court Monday to face charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and strangulation. A judge ordered James Polk, 43, held on $1 million bail and...
  • Bill Cosby accuser's mom appeals to comedian's wife

    Bill Cosby accuser's mom appeals to comedian's wife
    When William and Judy Thompson met comedian Bill Cosby in the late 1980s to discuss their teen daughter's modeling and acting career, they felt immediately at ease. Cosby and William Thompson both belonged to black fraternities in college. They both...
  • New Britain Man Faces 10 Years For Hartford Kidnapping

    HARTFORD — With four jurors picked for his trial on charges of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery and larceny, Danny Famania on Tuesday decided to accept a plea offer and the certainty of a 10-...