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Sexual Assault

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  • Cops: Man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping child

    Cops: Man accused of sexually assaulting, kidnapping child
    A Seminole County man was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting and kidnapping a child, according to the Winter Springs police department. Benjamin Worthy, 42, forced the girl into his van Wednesday evening while she was playing at a park by a pool,...
  • Culture change is central to stopping campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON The University of Virginia is now at the center of the growing debate over campus sexual assault. A searing account in Rolling Stone of the gang rape of a freshman at a fraternity party in 2012 has triggered a firestorm of criticism at...
  • DA: Stepdad accused of killing Jessica Padgett had drugs on property

    DA: Stepdad accused of killing Jessica Padgett had drugs on property
    Police found evidence of marijuana dealing at the property of an Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, and hiding her body — a revelation Friday that came as authorities offered little new insight into what...
  • 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

    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...
  • 16-year-old girl reports that she was raped at Hopkins fraternity house

    <b>16-year-old girl reports that she was raped at Hopkins fraternity house</b>
    A 16-year-old girl reported that she was raped at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity over the weekend, according to law enforcement sources. University officials ordered the fraternity to cease activities as Baltimore police investigate. The...
  • FSU sets Jameis Winston's conduct hearing date

    FSU sets Jameis Winston's conduct hearing date
    FSU has set a date for star quarterback Jameis Winston’s code of conduct hearing in connection with a sexual assault allegation. The hearing is scheduled for the week of Nov. 17, shortly after the Seminoles’ high-profile ACC game at rival...
  • San Diego State fraternities suspend social events after bad behavior

    Greek organizations at San Diego State University will suspend social events after some fraternity members allegedly acted in an “inappropriate and disrespectful manner” toward participants during a recent anti-sexual-assault march. The move...
  • Cabbie accused of raping customer in Fort Lauderdale

    Cabbie accused of raping customer in Fort Lauderdale
    A taxi driver who continued working after officials say he had been denied a taxi license renewal is accused of raping a passenger. Max Raphael, 29, of Lauderdale Lakes, was charged with kidnapping and sexual battery, according to Fort Lauderdale police....
  • Jian Ghomeshi, ex-CBC radio host, posts bail on sexual-assault charges

    Toronto police have arrested former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi on charges of sexual assault and choking, the Toronto Police Service said Wednesday. According to a statement on the agency’s website, Ghomeshi surrendered to police Wednesday...