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Sexual Assault

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  • USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell

     Cornell University on Tuesday tapped USC's provost, Elizabeth Garrett, to be its next president, naming a woman to the post for the first time and continuing a trend toward female leaders of the elite Ivy League's campuses. Garrett, 51, who is also...
  • New sex rules for California college students are long overdue

    New sex rules for California college students are long overdue
    Last Thursday around 10 p.m., 21-year-old Sofie Karasek stood outside a frat house near the UC Berkeley campus, doing her part to prevent rape and sexual assault. Karasek, a senior who is majoring in political economy, wasn't haranguing or protesting....
  • Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults

    Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults
    A 46-year-old alleged serial rapist arrested over the weekend was charged Monday in two more cases involving sexual assaults on elderly women in their homes, Leesburg police said. Anthony Maurice Foster faces numerous additional charges, including...
  • Douglas Wirth Found Not Guilty Of Abusing Adopted Son

    Douglas Wirth Found Not Guilty Of Abusing Adopted Son
    HARTFORD — A Hartford Superior Court judge Monday found a former Glastonbury man not guilty of physically and sexually abusing one of the sons he and his former husband adopted through the state Department of Children and Families. Judge Julia D....
  • Coral Springs man accused of raping woman in back seat of SUV

    A Coral Springs man is accused of driving a woman from a Miami club to the apartment complex where he lives and then raping her in the back seat of his SUV. Justin Latibeaudiere, 26, is facing charges of sexual battery, felony battery and false...
  • Fugitive rapist faces life sentence in 2003 attack

    Fugitive rapist faces life sentence in 2003 attack
    A minute into the rape, the victim faked a heart attack. The victim, then 26, said he "needed his pills," distracting his attacker during the sexual assault more than a decade ago in Daytona Beach. The accused attacker, Lorue Lopaz Frankline, was...
  • Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]

    Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]
    You've heard the statistics: one in four women will be raped in college Or is it "sexually assaulted or almost sexually assaulted"? Or is it "nearly one in five"? Or "one in six"? According to the White House, a rape epidemic is sweeping college...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • Deputies: Alleged rapist arrested in Leesburg

    Deputies: Alleged rapist arrested in Leesburg
    A conversation between a citizen and a Lake County Sheriff's reserve deputy led to the arrest of an alleged serial rapist, authorities said. Anthony Maurice Foster, 46, has been accused of the July burglary and sexual battery of an elderly woman at...
  • Ex-San Diego cop gets jail for sexually assaulting women on the job

    Ex-San Diego cop gets jail for sexually assaulting women on the job
    A former San Diego police officer was sentenced Friday to serve one year in jail for sexually assaulting women while on duty. Ex-officer Christopher Hays, 30, wept as his wife, Erika, burst into loud sobbing and expressions of disbelief when the...
  • Hellertown man who had sex with 14-year-old girl gets county prison

    A Hellertown man who had sex with a 14-year-old girl escaped with a county prison sentence Friday from a judge who called her decision difficult. On the one hand, Christopher A. Schuch told police he was acting out a "rape fantasy" when he had consensual...