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Sexual Assault

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  • New Britain Man Gets 10 Years For Hartford Kidnapping

    New Britain Man Gets 10 Years For Hartford Kidnapping
    HARTFORD — A New Britain man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 10 years of special parole Tuesday for his role in a 2012 kidnapping and sexual assault. Danny Famania, 36, must also register as sex offender, Hartford Superior Court Judge Joan...
  • Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Hannah Graham slaying

    Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Hannah Graham slaying
    The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial. The indictment accusing Jesse L. Matthew Jr. of...
  • Rutter: How Lake County protects its worst deputies

    On the February night David Britton was driving triple-the-limit drunk in Crown Point, he careened into two cars, injured two drivers and then fled only to be arrested on Main Street. But other less obvious events were more illuminating. As he sat in...
  • Finance Committee backs $415,000 settlement for alleged rape by cops

     Finance Committee backs $415,000 settlement for alleged rape by cops
    A woman who alleged she was raped by two on-duty Chicago police officers after they bought her alcohol and drove her home in their marked squad car was forced to move from the city because she was afraid of law enforcement and still suffers from post-...
  • Bethlehem man linked by DNA to 2008 sex assault pleads guilty

    It was a brutal sexual assault at gunpoint, and Michael Arce almost got away with it. The 16-year-old girl he attacked on an Allentown street in 2008 didn't know his name, and police had little evidence. But they had his DNA, and that's what...
  • Pentagon accused of withholding information about sex crimes

    In a scathing critique of the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults, a U.S. senator warned Monday that the true scope of sex-related violence in the military communities is "vastly underreported" and that victims continue to struggle for...
  • Man who officials say killed ex with knife she gave him pleads guilty

    Man who officials say killed ex with knife she gave him pleads guilty
    On the day before his trial was to begin, a Northlake man pleaded guilty Monday to the murder of his former girlfriend. Adam Belmont, 26, made a blind plea Monday, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Jury selection was scheduled to begin Tuesday for...
  • Man Charged With Stamford Sexual Assault

    Man Charged With Stamford Sexual Assault
    STAMFORD — A 24-year-old man was charged with sexually assaulting a woman in the vestibule of a Westside apartment complex, police said. The 34-year-old victim was followed into the vestibule of the apartment building by the suspect on Friday,...
  • Pentagon grapples with retaliation in sex assault cases

    It's not against the law or military regulations to choose not to sit with someone in the dining hall or to unfriend them on Facebook, but in the traumatic aftermath of a sexual assault, a victim could interpret those moves as retaliation. In these...
  • Judge: No breaks for female sex offender

    A former Bath woman who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy was sent to state prison Friday by a Northampton County judge who said she should get no breaks because of her gender. Lisa Winarchick, 50, will serve two years and three months to seven years...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Rage turns to relief as Baltimore's top prosecutor charges 6 officers in custody death Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city's top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of...