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Sexual Assault

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  • Oregon basketball dismisses three players investigated in assault case

    Three Oregon basketball players have been dismissed from the team after being investigated but not charged in an alleged sexual assault. The players -- Damyean Dotson, 19, Dominic Artis, 19, and Brandon Austin, 18 -- were suspended for conduct not...
  • Students need an education in sexual assault – before college

    It seemed funny 20 years ago when Antioch College unveiled a sexual offense prevention policy so prescriptive that students weren't allowed to kiss without receiving explicit permission. The small Ohio campus became the butt of national jokes, including...
  • Rape allegations against Oregon basketball players roil campus

    The University of Oregon announced Friday that three men’s basketball players were kicked off the team after they were investigated because of allegations that they raped a female student -- accusations that did not lead to criminal charges....
  • Guilty verdict in woman's murder brings solace to mother year after mistrial

    Guilty verdict in woman's murder brings solace to mother year after mistrial
    On her second Mother’s Day since the killing of her pregnant daughter, Sherry Anicich returned to church for the first time. Her priest said she was looking better, as if the Plainfield woman was finally beginning to heal after the August 2012...
  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • How to deal with the campus sexual assault crisis

    Not too long ago, a woman who was sexually assaulted on campus might understandably have felt that her experience was, if not unique, at least uncommon. Colleges, worried about their reputations, often downplayed such incidents, sweeping rape...
  • How far must we go to report sexual assault or harassment?

    There's been a lot of press lately on the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Right's decision to release the names of 55 colleges and universities being investigated for possible violations of federal law in how they handled sexual violence...
  • Sexual assault on campus and the curse of the hookup culture

     Sexual assault on campus and the curse of the hookup culture
    Survey students about the problem. Train victim advocates. Urge bystanders to intervene. You can find these suggestions — and other equally sound ones — in the report issued last week by a White House task force on sexual assault at U.S....
  • Man charged in sexual assault of Claremont girl, police say

    A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in Claremont, police said Monday. The girl was attacked March 21 after the suspect entered her home while she was alone, according to the Claremont Police...
  • Man accused of raping 12-year-old in Claremont

    A man was charged Tuesday with breaking into a Claremont home and raping a 12-year-old girl. Joseph Davall, 33, of Yucca Valley, allegedly entered the home in Claremont on March 21, came upon a young girl alone in her bed and sexually assaulted her....
  • Lake Forest High ex-staffer pleads guilty to sexual abuse of 2 students

    Lake Forest High ex-staffer pleads guilty to sexual abuse of 2 students
    A former Lake Forest High School theater manager pleaded guilty today to two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for inappropriate contact with two high school students, his lawyer said. Benjamin Davidson, 31, formerly of North Chicago, avoided...