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Sexual Assault

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  • U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

    U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
    U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which...
  • 3 teens charged with assault, robbery of 16-year-old girl

    3 teens charged with assault, robbery of 16-year-old girl
    Three teenage boys have been charged with robbing and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl after she stepped off a bus in the Avalon Park neighborhood Thursday. The victim had just gotten off a bus around 11 p.m. Thursday and was waiting to meet a...
  • Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours

    Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted woman, held her captive for more than 12 hours
    A West Pullman man who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a woman and held her against her will for more than 12 hours beginning Tuesday night was ordered held on $300,000 bail Sunday. Darrick Williams, 53, of the 12800 block of South Peoria Street,...
  • Second teen arrested in sexual assault of woman, 85, in San Jose

    The second suspect wanted in connection with the home break-in and sexual assault of an 85-year-old San Jose woman has been arrested, police said Monday. Investigators arrested the 16-year-old boy Friday in San Jose on suspicion of burglary and sexual...
  • Two UM football players charged with sexual battery

    Two UM football players charged with sexual battery
    Two University of Miami football players were arrested Tuesday morning after telling police they had sex with a 17-year-old student without her consent, according to a police report.  Jawand Blue, 20, and Alexander Figueroa, who turned 20 on Tuesday,...
  • Loyola University rolls out app for students dealing with sexual assault

    Loyola University rolls out app for students dealing with sexual assault
    This summer, incoming Loyola University students are getting a new digital tool to fight the sexual assault problem on college campuses. With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, a group of Loyola administrators and students created "Here for...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report

    Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson used the name of a retired NBA superstar to book an appointment with a massage therapist who he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a Vernon Hills fitness center, according to a newly released police report....
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Highland Park and Deerfield police reports: Golf cart theft, domestic battery, and more

    Highland Park and Deerfield police reports: Golf cart theft, domestic battery, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Deerfield A Deerfield man, 35, was charged with disobeying a traffic control device and possession of cannabis after being stopped at 570 Lake Cook Road, at 5:27 p.m. June 16. A Forest Park man,...
  • State suspends license of chiropractor accused of sex assault

    State suspends license of chiropractor accused of sex assault
    State regulators have suspended the medical license of a Chicago chiropractor arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient in Highland Park, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation officials said. Kevin G....