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Sexual Assault

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  • 2nd woman makes sex abuse claim against chiropractor, prosecutors say

    2nd woman makes sex abuse claim against chiropractor, prosecutors say
    Prosecutors in the case against a chiropractor accused of sexual assaulting a patient in Highland Park will seek to introduce a claim that he similarly mistreated another patient. Kevin Dutton was charged last June with criminal sexual assault and...
  • Deaths of children found in freezer ruled homicides

    DETROIT The deaths of two children found in a deep freezer at their mother's Detroit apartment earlier this week were ruled homicides, a spokesman for the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said. Stoni Ann Blair died from multiple blunt trauma and...
  • Man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting girl over 2-year period

    Man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting girl over 2-year period
    A former Elgin resident who sexually preyed on a young girl over a two-year period has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors. In a negotiated plea, Robert A. Shachter, 50, most recently of Palatine and Glendale...
  • Vernon Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Helping Husband Assault Child

    Vernon Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Helping Husband Assault Child
    ROCKVILLE — A Vernon woman accused of helping her husband sexually assault a child was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday. Jessica Wine, 27, was arrested in July and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a child,...
  • Newport News man found not guilty of sexually abusing child

    Newport News man found not guilty of sexually abusing child
    A Newport News Circuit Court jury found a man not guilty this week on charges that he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl. Manuel Canales, 54, was arrested in connection with an assault on the girl in September 2014 after police were contacted by the...
  • Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals
    In the wake of a racist, sexist email that roiled the campus this month, students at the University of Maryland, College Park spoke out at a forum Tuesday, expressing frustration with fraternity culture and unhappiness with the school's response. Some of...
  • Fans boycott Bill Cosby's Baltimore performance after sexual assault allegations resurface

    Fans boycott Bill Cosby's Baltimore performance after sexual assault allegations resurface
    The Ticketmaster website advertising Bill Cosby's comedy show Friday at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric is a vast field of little blue dots, each representing an unsold seat. Barely 24 hours before performance time, just 59 percent of the...
  • A look at the trials that produced flip-flop Knox verdicts

    Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, have been convicted, acquitted, and convicted in three different trials over the death of Knox's flat-mate Meredith Kercher. On Wednesday, Italy's high court took up the case for the second...
  • Maryland fraternity member who wrote offensive email will not return to campus, official says

    Maryland fraternity member who wrote offensive email will not return to campus, official says
    The University of Maryland, College Park student who wrote a racist, sexist email that circulated on social media this month will not return to campus "by mutual consent" of his family and the school, a university official announced. Vice President for...
  • Records: Mom forced daughter to put dead sister in freezer

    DETROIT Before Stephen Berry and Stoni Blair's frozen bodies were discovered in a deep freezer at their Detroit apartment, the siblings suffered horrific abuse at the hands of their mother, a court document filed Thursday alleges. So did their...
  • Probation officer fired, accused of raping parolee at her Coral Springs home

    Probation officer fired, accused of raping parolee at her Coral Springs home
    A probation officer with more than two decades of experience has lost his job after he was arrested on allegations that he sexually battered a parolee during two visits to her home in Coral Springs. Zachary Thomas Bailey, 50, of Fort Lauderdale, was...