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Sexual Assault

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  • Former deputy accused of abusing child sentenced to life in prison

    Former deputy accused of abusing child sentenced to life in prison
    A former Orange County school-resource deputy accused of sexually abusing a boy — who at one point appeared unlikely to do time behind bars — was convicted at trial last week and sentenced to life in prison, court records show. Louis A....
  • Former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt pleads not guilty to rape, sexual assault charges

    Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault of minors on Monday in a court in Johannesburg. Australian-born Hewitt, 75, is accused of raping a girl under the age of 16 in 1981, raping another...
  • Man charged with sexual assault in Franklin Park

    Man charged with sexual assault in Franklin Park
    A Chicago man has been charged with sexual assaulting an intellectually disabled Franklin Park woman. Antonio Cardona, 45, of 3050 Cornelia Ave., Chicago, is being held without bail at Cook County Jail after being charged with aggravated criminal sexual...
  • 'I don't want women to make breakfast for their rapists'

    Want to score an invite to the State of the Union address? One way to do so, it turns out, is to turn a rape accusation into a contemporary art project. Imagine the following scenario: You're a college student, and you believe you have been raped by a...
  • An overcorrection on campus sexual assault policies?

    An overcorrection on campus sexual assault policies?
    Although colleges and universities are required by law to investigate and adjudicate sexual assault complaints by their students, they have shown to be woefully deficient in doing so. Currently, approximately 90 schools are under investigation by the U.S....
  • Phi Sigma Kappa suspended by Penn State amid sexual assault investigation

    The Penn State Interfraternity Council placed Phi Sigma Kappa on full chapter suspension in response to an alleged sexual assault that occurred at the off-campus fraternity in downtown State College on Saturday or Sunday. The sexual assault, which was...
  • Carpentersville man gets 31 years for sexual assault of child

    Carpentersville man gets 31 years for sexual assault of child
    A Carpentersville man convicted of sexually assaulting a child has been sentenced to 31 years in prison, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday. Sergio Tinajero, 54, of Robin Road, had been found guilty in December of four counts of predatory criminal...
  • Former Student Sues Hotchkiss School Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

    Former Student Sues Hotchkiss School Over Alleged Sexual Abuse
    Another exclusive Connecticut boarding school is the subject of a sexual-abuse lawsuit dating back decades. A former student of the Hotchkiss School in the Lakeville section of Salisbury alleges that officials there "tolerated sexual assaults, sexually...
  • Fire science teacher charged with sexual assault of student

     Fire science teacher charged with sexual assault of student
    A firefighting instructor is under arrest on charges that he had a sexual relationship with a student he was teaching in a fire science class, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday. Glen C. Baum, 42, of Oswego, appeared in court Thursday on charges of...
  • Gary Glitter guilty of sex crimes against 3 young victims

    British glam rocker Gary Glitter was convicted Thursday of committing sexual offenses in the 1970s against three victims who were all younger than 16 at the time, prosecutors announced. Glitter, whose given name is Paul Francis Gadd, was found guilty by...
  • Youth care worker accused of sexual battery on teen

    Youth care worker accused of sexual battery on teen
    A youth care worker is accused of sexual battery after a teen he was transporting to an emergency youth shelter said he attacked her in a parking lot, according to police. Greenacres police said Marvin Gallion, 46, was transporting a 16-year-old girl...