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Sexual Assault

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  • Alleged Cosby victim testifies before Nevada Legislature

    A woman who says Bill Cosby victimized her decades ago asked Nevada lawmakers on Friday to support a bill removing the state's statute of limitations on sexual assault — a provision that prevented her from pursuing a criminal case against the...
  • Students alerted district officials to Venice High School sexual assault case

    Students alerted district officials to Venice High School sexual assault case
    It was students who alerted Los Angeles Unified School District officials about possible sexual abuse among their peers at Venice High School, a senior district official told The Times on Saturday. The students directed school administrators to video or...
  • Officials: DeKalb man accused of sexually assaulting child

    Officials: DeKalb man accused of sexually assaulting child
    A man remains in custody on $5 million bail after being accused of sexually assaulting a child over a three-year period in DeKalb County, officials said. Jeremy M. Westbrook, 40, of the 1300 block of North Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, is charged with...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Iraq militia leader hails Iran's 'unconditional' support, slams US for broken promises The U.S. has failed to live up to its promises to help Iraq fight Islamic State extremists, unlike the "unconditional" assistance being given by Iran, the commander of...
  • Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    A school bus driver faces charges after he allegedly shared nude pictures with a young girl he drove to a private school in northern New Jersey. Mahwah police tell The Record (http://bit.ly/1G4fbM1) that 41-year-old Eddie Toste-Sanchez, of Paterson,...
  • Correction: Fort Hood-Prostitution Ring story

    In a story March 11 about a prostitution ring at Fort Hood, The Associated Press reported erroneously that prosecutors said a master sergeant planned to but did not have sex with a female soldier. Prosecutors say they believe Master Sgt. Brad Grimes did...
  • 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....