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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Sexual assault case against officer active again after DNA request, records show

    Sexual assault case against officer active again after DNA request, records show
    Riviera Beach police have reactivated an investigation into a Palm Beach Shores police officer facing allegations he sexually assaulted a blind woman on two occasions while he was on duty. Officer Charles Hoeffer, 53, was recently ordered via a search...
  • Former teacher pleads not guilty to student sex charges

    A former substitute teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges that she had sex with underage students and sent them sexually explicit photos by text message and social media apps. The Record (http://bit.ly/1T2bJtu) reports that Linda Hardan entered her...
  • Bianchi: Orlando City fans need to stop insensitive, profane chants

    Bianchi: Orlando City fans need to stop insensitive, profane chants
    Running off at the typewriter … The manner in which fans have embraced soccer in Orlando City's inaugural MLS season is one of the most amazing and exhilarating stories in Central Florida sports history, so let's not allow a few drunken idiots...
  • Q&A: The latest developments in the Dennis Hastert case

    A Montana woman says her brother was sexually abused while in high school by Dennis Hastert, the wrestling coach who later became speaker of the House. Jolene Burdge said the FBI interviewed her about the allegations in May. Here are a few questions...
  • Latest developments in Hastert hush-money case

    A Montana woman says her brother was sexually abused while at Yorkville High School in the 1970s by Dennis Hastert, the school's wrestling coach who later became U.S. House speaker. Jolene Burdge said the FBI interviewed her about the allegations in May,...
  • Suzanne M. Beck: Sexual assault victims to get more protection from new law

    On July 1, Pennsylvania will become the 34th state to establish protection for sexual assault victims when the Protection of Victims of Sexual Violence or Intimidation Act goes into effect. Nearly 10 years after it was first introduced, this new act...
  • No bond for West Chicago man charged with trying to kidnap two children

    No bond for West Chicago man charged with trying to kidnap two children
    A West Chicago man whose writings revealed an obsession with children, including what authorities called a "playbook" for seducing them, was ordered held without bond Thursday on charges that he tried to kidnap two children. Giuseppe Ressa, 34, appeared...
  • Ingmar Guandique, man convicted of killing Chandra Levy, gets new trial

    Ingmar Guandique, man convicted of killing Chandra Levy, gets new trial
    The man who was convicted in the 2001 killing of Capitol Hill intern Chandra Levy will receive a new trial, a judge ruled on Thursday. Washington, D.C., Superior Court Judge Gerald I. Fisher, who presided over the first trial, agreed on Thursday to ...
  • Man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in her home

    Man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in her home
    An 18-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested late Wednesday night after he allegedly entered a stranger's home and sexually assaulted her, police said. At around 11 p.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Orange Grove Avenue, where the suspect,...
  • Victim at hearing for suspect in sex assault, U.Va. killing

    A woman who authorities say was sexually assaulted by the same man charged with killing a University of Virginia student came face to face with her alleged attacker in a Fairfax courtroom Thursday. The encounter was brief, and the woman's testimony was...