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Sexual Assault

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  • Man pleads guilty to sex abuse of disabled woman

    Man pleads guilty to sex abuse of disabled woman
    A Cook County judge described an Elgin man’s actions as “despicable” after sentencing him Tuesday to five years in prison for breaking into the residence of a woman who has a hearing impairment and fondling her. “To break into...
  • Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults

    Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults
    A 46-year-old alleged serial rapist arrested over the weekend was charged Monday in two more cases involving sexual assaults on elderly women in their homes, Leesburg police said. Anthony Maurice Foster faces numerous additional charges, including...
  • Sentence for Moore Township rapist cut by nearly 14 years at appeal

    A Moore Township rapist once labeled "an ultimate and utmost" danger to society saw his decades-long sentence shaved on Thursday by nearly 14 years, giving him hope of one day being released from prison. In 2007, Patrick Horan received almost 40 to 80...
  • Cowboys' C.J. Spillman back at practice after sexual assault allegation

    Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman, accused by a woman last month of sexually assaulting her at a hotel near Dallas, returned to the practice field Thursday, with the support of his head coach. "I'm not going to make any comment on an investigation...
  • CNU says 2003 Jesse Matthew sexual assault case 'thoroughly investigated' by campus police

    NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Newport University officials said Thursday that a 2003 sexual assault complaint against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was "thoroughly investigated by university police" before the complainant decided not to press charges. "The...
  • 19% of female University of Oregon students cite sex attacks, survey says

    Nearly 1 in 5 female students at the University of Oregon have been raped or experienced an attempted rape while attending the school, according to a new study, but few said they reported sexual attacks to the authorities. The data come from an online...
  • Sexual assault has no place on college campuses

    As a senior in high school who is thinking about her future and where to attend college, the number of stories of sexual assault is alarming. The article “Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement” (News, Sept. 27) only highlighted...
  • Kevin Sherrington: Cowboys sending mixed signals with handling of C.J. Spillman

    Win or lose, the dysfunction never ends with the Dallas Cowboys. The latest evidence came this week with revelation of a sexual assault investigation involving back-up safety C.J. Spillman, who'd been a Cowboy less than a month. Despite Roger Goodell'...
  • Georgia colleges report more sex assaults

    ATLANTA The 18-year-old freshman was discovered by fellow students, passed out in a men's shower stall at a University of Georgia dormitory wearing only an oversized T-shirt that wasn't hers. Curled up in the fetal position, a dark bruise ran the length...
  • Teen accused of sex assault of baby

    Teen accused of sex assault of baby
    A suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a baby, Cook County authorities said.  Cole Eben, 19, of Hanover Park, is being held on a $650,000 bond after he was arrested Sept. 24 and charged with the predatory criminal sexual assault of a...
  • Jason Garrett: C.J. Spillman to play unless arrested or charged

    Safety C.J. Spillman will continue to play for the Cowboys while he's under investigation for sexual assault, but head coach Jason Garrett gave strong indications that won't be the case if he is charged. Grapevine (Texas) police say that Spillman is...