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Sexual Assault

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  • Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report

    Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson used the name of a retired NBA superstar to book an appointment with a massage therapist who he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a Vernon Hills fitness center, according to a newly released police report....
  • U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

    U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
    U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which...
  • Many colleges fall short in handling campus rape, study finds

    WASHINGTON Many colleges and universities are failing in how they handle sexual violence among students, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who Wednesday released a survey of colleges and universities. But the American Council on Education, which...
  • Police: Rick Brunson used Patrick Ewing as alias before alleged assault

    Rick Brunson, a former Temple basketball star who was a candidate to rejoin the team as an assistant, used Patrick Ewing's name to book an appointment with a female massage therapist he allegedly tried to assault at a suburban Chicago fitness center,...
  • Two UM football players charged with sexual battery

    Two UM football players charged with sexual battery
    Two University of Miami football players were arrested Tuesday morning after telling police they had sex with a 17-year-old student without her consent, according to a police report.  Jawand Blue, 20, and Alexander Figueroa, who turned 20 on Tuesday,...
  • Geneva doctor charged with sexual assault

    Geneva doctor charged with sexual assault
    A Geneva doctor whose medical license was suspended last month was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a woman he knew, authorities said. Mark Lewis, 55, a practicing physician and surgeon in Geneva, was charged with one count each of aggravated...
  • Boy Scout leader charged in York sexual abuse case was barred from Scouting in 1980s

    Boy Scout leader charged in York sexual abuse case was barred from Scouting in 1980s
    YORK — A Boy Scout leader recently charged with sexually assaulting two Boy Scouts in York County was supposed to be permanently barred from the Boy Scouts of America after an allegation that he sexually abused a Scout while stationed overseas in...
  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student

    Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student
    A trial got underway today for a former South Side high school basketball coach on charges he sexually assaulted an underage female student. Kevin Jones, a former varsity boys’ basketball coach at Epic Academy Charter High School in the 8200 block...
  • Loyola University rolls out app for students dealing with sexual assault

    Loyola University rolls out app for students dealing with sexual assault
    This summer, incoming Loyola University students are getting a new digital tool to fight the sexual assault problem on college campuses. With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, a group of Loyola administrators and students created "Here for...