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Sexual Assault

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  • New coach for NJ football program in wake of hazing scandal

    A New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations is getting a new coach. The Sayreville school board on Tuesday night approved Chris Beagan out of 45 applicants. The 1990 Sayreville...
  • Broward bailiff's trial: Ex-wife recounts armed assault on day she asked for divorce

    Broward bailiff's trial: Ex-wife recounts armed assault on day she asked for divorce
    Formerly married Broward bailiffs on Tuesday found themselves at the center of the courtroom drama they normally watch over — she took the witness stand, he took his seat at the defense table. Fighting tears, the woman gave thundering voice to the...
  • Man accused of sexual battery against a child

    Man accused of sexual battery against a child
    A 55-year-old man is accused of forcing an 8-year-old girl to touch him inappropriately, according to an arrest report. Boca Raton police arrested Giuseppe Barrelli Tuesday. Police said they were alerted about the inappropriate touching in September...
  • Murder, sex abuse sentencings set for next week in Lake County

    Murder, sex abuse sentencings set for next week in Lake County
    A sentencing hearing is scheduled next week for Michael Axtell, who faces up to 60 years in prison for his January murder conviction for the beating death of his girlfriend in her Antioch Township home. Axtell was found guilty of murdering 40-year-old...
  • Newport News teacher found not guilty in sexual assault case

    Newport News teacher found not guilty in sexual assault case
    NEWPORT NEWS — It took a jury only 45 minutes Tuesday to find a Newport News orchestra teacher not guilty on charges that he molested a former student. John Lenwell, 47, was acquitted on forcible sodomy and indecent liberties with a minor charges...
  • How grievance culture undercuts the fight against rape culture

    How grievance culture undercuts the fight against rape culture
    If you've been following the national conversation about campus sexual assault, you need to see the new documentary "The Hunting Ground." You need to see it not because the prognoscenti — my portmanteau word for left-leaning members of the...
  • 17-year-old backs away from plea in Winter Springs High gang-rape case

    17-year-old backs away from plea in Winter Springs High gang-rape case
    SANFORD — Two 17-year-old Winter Springs High School football players accused of taking part in the gang rape of a teenage girl were back in juvenile court Tuesday. One tried to plead no contest but by the end of the hearing, that plan fell apart....
  • Police: 'Obsessed' sex offender killed by cops had 725 bullets, duct tape

    Police: 'Obsessed' sex offender killed by cops had 725 bullets, duct tape
    Sex offender David Cuevas, according to authorities, amassed an array of weapons and planned to attack a woman he was obsessed with before he was killed Thursday in a gun battle with Lakeland police last week. In his Nissan Xterra, police found 725 9mm...
  • Duke athletic director defends actions following allegations against Rasheed Sulaimon

    Duke athletic director Kevin White released a statement Tuesday afternoon contradicting the claim that any employees associated with the men's basketball program ignored an allegation of sexual assault. "I want to clarify the role of Duke Athletics staff...
  • Hampton man accused of sexually assaulting woman in 2012

    Hampton man accused of sexually assaulting woman in 2012
    A 50-year-old Hampton man has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2012. Marshall Scott York, of the 400 block of Durham Street, was arrested Feb. 23 and charged with one count of rape, two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of...
  • Facing scrutiny on sex assault, college asks feds for review

    Facing scrutiny over its practices for responding to sexual assault, a liberal arts college in Iowa has taken the unusual step of asking federal investigators to review whether three cases were handled appropriately. Grinnell College President Raynard S....