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Sexual Assault

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  • Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help

     Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help
    Amid the more than 3,000 clemency petitions sitting on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk is a plea from Wilder "Ken" Berry, a 45-year-old single father who spent eight years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit. He has been publicly cleared of the...
  • Jameis Winston's accuser says she coped with death threats but had to pursue conduct hearing

    Jameis Winston's accuser says she coped with death threats but had to pursue conduct hearing
    Jameis Winston’s accuser endured death threats, but  she  said during  an FSU hearing she pursued conduct charges to discourage other women from trusting him, according to a transcript obtained by the Orlando Sentinel. Retired Florida Supreme...
  • Jameis Winston cleared of wrongdoing after FSU sexual assault conduct hearing

    Jameis Winston has been cleared of violating FSU’s  code of conduct, with a retired Florida Supreme Court judge ruling there wasn't enough evidence to support the sexual assault claim against the star quarterback. “This was a complex case,...
  • 26 years for sexual assault, robbery of CTA employee

    26 years for sexual assault, robbery of CTA employee
    A South Side man pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to 26 years in prison for robbing and sexually assaulting a CTA employee on her way home from work, according to prosecutors and court records. Devonte Willis, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated...
  • Guilty Plea In East Hartford Sex Assault

    Guilty Plea In East Hartford Sex Assault
    HARTFORD — One of two brothers charged in connection with the sexual assault of a woman at an East Hartford motel in July 2010 pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday in Superior Court in Hartford. Luis Trinidad, 28, pleaded guilty under the...
  • UPDATE: Man arrested on rape, other charges in Denbigh incident

    UPDATE: Man arrested on rape, other charges in Denbigh incident
    A 21-year-old homeless man was arrested Monday on rape and other charges in connection with an incident involving a Denbigh woman over the weekend, according to police department news release.   The incident was reported to have happened between 1:30...
  • Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case

    Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case
    Roman Polanski boarded a red-eye out of the country in January 1978, just months after he had agreed to a plea deal to end a Los Angeles County case in which he was accused of raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl. His departure sparked a debate that...
  • 49ers' McDonald investigated for possible sexual assault

    The Sports Xchange 49ers' McDonald investigated for possible sexual assault San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald is being investigated by the San Jose Police Department for a possible sexual assault. Detectives searched McDonald's home...
  • Year in Review: Charlottesville abduction suspect Jesse L. Matthew Jr. attended Christopher Newport University

    Year in Review: Charlottesville abduction suspect Jesse L. Matthew Jr. attended Christopher Newport University
    NEWPORT NEWS — Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who was charged with abduction with intent to defile in the September disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax County, had a local tie. Matthew attended...
  • 49ers release DE McDonald

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: 49ers announce they have released McDonald 49ers release DE McDonald The San Francisco 49ers released defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday following an investigation by the San Jose Police Department into a...
  • The good wife: Looking through Camille Cosby's rose-colored glasses

    The good wife: Looking through Camille Cosby's rose-colored glasses
    It wasn't going to be long before Rolling Stone's botched story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia was cited to try to discredit other rape allegations. And so it's no surprise, though perhaps a bit of a disappointment, that the inevitable...