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Sexual Assault

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  • At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs

    At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs
    When Bridget Winch went to parties at Kappa Delta Rho, she observed one rule: Never go upstairs. The petite Penn State sophomore, an engineering major with daisies painted on her fingernails, said men at the stone mansion culled guests at the door,...
  • Kenilworth man sentenced to probation for Wisconsin sexual assault

    Kenilworth man sentenced to probation for Wisconsin sexual assault
    A Wisconsin judge has sentenced a 20-year-old Kenilworth man to probation in relation to a 2014 sexual assault, which took place on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Douglas Gill, who listed a Winnetka address at the time of the incident,...
  • Judge weighs sex allegations against former Sussex official

    Attorneys for a young woman who claims in a lawsuit that she was sexually abused by former Republican Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips asked a Superior Court judge on Monday to find Phillips liable because he has not explicitly denied the...
  • Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem

    Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem
    According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18- to 24-year-old women in the United States. To be clear, there is nothing about attending a college or university that makes someone more likely to be...
  • Co-defendant of ex-NFL star Sharper pleads not guilty

    A co-defendant of former NFL star Darren Sharper in Louisiana-based sexual assault cases pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court. Brandon Licciardi faces multiple charges in the federal case. They include allegations that he and Sharper intended to...
  • Stafford Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Child Faces Additional Charges

    ROCKVILLE — A Stafford man charged with inappropriately touching a child is facing additional charges after an examination of his cell phone turned up evidence of sexual assault, state police said. John J. Newton, 67, was charged with fourth-degree...
  • Correction: Spring Break-Sexual Assault story

    In a story April 12 about two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman during spring break, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the assault happened after an unrelated mass shooting. The woman was sexually assaulted between March 10 and 12,...
  • Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault

    Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault
    Two college students from Alabama's Troy University have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches. Bay County...
  • Activists call for stricter checks of ride-hailing drivers

    The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women is urging ride-hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to come up with tougher background checks for their drivers. Mass NOW spokeswoman Katie Prisco-Buxbaum said the companies have...
  • Mom: Son arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State has mental illness

    Mom: Son arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State has mental illness
    The mother of a Wisconsin man accused of trying to join the Islamic State group says he's a mentally ill loner who often makes boastful comments to try to win acceptance. Federal prosecutors have charged Joshua Van Haften, 34, with trying to provide...
  • Broward taxi drivers: From DUI to burglary to assault

    Broward taxi drivers: From DUI to burglary to assault
    Would you climb into a taxicab with a convicted kidnapper? Hand your credit card to someone who'd been charged with identity theft? Let your child ride with a felon convicted of sexual battery? If you've taken a ride in a Broward taxi, limo, sedan or...