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Sexual Assault

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  • Cops warn of sexual assault on Far South Side

    Cops warn of sexual assault on Far South Side
    A pregnant woman was approached as she walked to her vehicle Wednesday afternoon and forced at knife-point to drive to an alley where she was sexually assaulted before being locked inside the car's trunk. About 12:20 p.m., the 24-year-old victim was...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: The NFL can learn from football coaches in Texas

    Hours after a video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, punching his then fiancee (now wife) and dragging her limp body out of a casino elevator, hit the Internet, his NFL team tweeted that Rice's contract had been terminated. That seemed like a...
  • Man Charged With Kidnapping, Assaulting Hartford Girl

     Man Charged With Kidnapping, Assaulting Hartford Girl
    A 53-year-old Colorado man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a missing Hartford teen met the girl online through a children's website two years ago and they continued to communicate online until last month, according to an arrest report....
  • Hartford Jury Acquits Enfield Minister In Sex Assault

    HARTFORD — A former minister from Enfield was acquitted Thursday of sexually assaulting a woman in Suffield in September 2011. A jury of five men and one woman took two hours to acquit William Baskerville in Superior Court in Hartford. Defense...
  • Fairfield Police Have Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault

    Fairfield Police Have Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault
    FAIRFIELD — Police have identified a suspect in a home invasion and sexual assault at a Berkeley Road home last week. Police said Saturday they obtained an arrest warrant charging Edibaldo "Eddie" Duran in connection with the Sept. 1 attack. A...
  • Ex-USC professor pleads guilty to sexually assaulting boys overseas

     Ex-USC professor pleads guilty to sexually assaulting boys overseas
    A former USC professor once on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list pleaded guilty Friday to flying to the Philippines and sexually assaulting underage boys he groomed online. Walter Lee Williams, 65, admitted engaging in illegal sexual contact...
  • Dixmoor teen held in sex assault, attempted murder of 16-year-old girl

    Dixmoor teen held  in sex assault, attempted murder of 16-year-old girl
    A 16-year-old Dixmoor boy was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Saturday in the brutal sex assault of a 16-year-old girl in Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood. Stephon Harshaw is charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder,...
  • Allentown man charged with sexually assaulting two juveniles

    Allentown man charged with sexually assaulting two juveniles
    An Allentown man is charged with sexually assaulting two children over an eight year span. An investigation by the Northampton County Children and Youth Department found that Joseph R. Gerhart, 48, of Allentown, performed multiple unwanted sexual acts...
  • After iCloud hack and 'anti-date-rape' nail polish, feminists too quick to pull 'victim-blaming' trigger

    After iCloud hack and 'anti-date-rape' nail polish, feminists too quick to pull 'victim-blaming' trigger
    Call it the date-rape nail polish syndrome: Someone comes up with an apparently practical way for women to protect themselves against sexual assault, and, faster than it takes for a manicure to dry under a salon lamp, feminists will unite to denounce...
  • Oklahoma policeman accused of rape while on patrol released on bond

    (Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer accused of raping or sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol was released from jail after posting $500,000 bond on Friday, officials said. Daniel Holtzclaw, 27, a three-year veteran of the...
  • Brothers Testify Their Two Fathers Physically Abused Them

    Brothers Testify Their Two Fathers Physically Abused Them
    HARTFORD — Two brothers of the man who has accused his adoptive fathers of sexually abusing him over several years testified Wednesday about physical and other abuse they say they witnessed in the home, and the almost daily massages they say they...