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Sexual Assault

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  • Police: Bethlehem man charged in teen sex assault

    Police: Bethlehem man charged in teen sex assault
    Bethlehem police have charged a man with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Luis Angel Torres-Fontanez, 30, of the 500 block of Ontario Street was charged Friday with indecent assault of a victim under age 16, endangering the welfare of a child...
  • Former State Trooper Sentenced In Rape Of 81-Year-Old Woman

    Former State Trooper Sentenced In Rape Of 81-Year-Old Woman
    HARTFORD — A former state trooper who had been fired for misconduct, including inappropriate conduct toward women, was sentenced Monday to two years in prison and 10 years of probation for brutally raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks...
  • University of California sued over sex assault claims

    Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment. The three women said the administrators...
  • Man charged in Oak Park home invasion receives new court date

    Man charged in Oak Park home invasion receives new court date
    A man charged in an Oak Park home invasion received a new court date at his preliminary hearing June 29. Appearing in front of Judge Pamela M. Leeming for the hearing at Cook County Court in Maywood, Mark Barnes, 43, was given a July 9 court date....
  • Hartford police looking for suspect in child sex case

    Hartford police are asking for help finding a 64-year-old man accused of trying to sexually assault a child. Police say Jose Santos Pedraza lured the preteen boy into his apartment. They say the child escaped after Pedraza attempted to sexually assault...
  • New assault reporting law should improve prevention

    New assault reporting law should improve prevention
    Marylanders will soon have a better idea of the extent of the problem of sexual assault in our institutions of higher education — as well as what our institutions are doing to respond. Thanks to House Bill 571, which goes into effect Wednesday,...
  • Hartford Police Pursuing Sex Offender

    Hartford Police Pursuing Sex Offender
    HARTFORD — Hartford police are pursuing a 64-year-old male for the attempted sexual assault of a young child. Jose Santos Pedraza, whose whereabouts are unknown, lured a young child to his apartment, according to police, and once inside...
  • Woman sexually assaulted in wealthy DC neighborhood

    Police say a man broke into a woman's home and sexually assaulted her in the same wealthy northwest Washington neighborhood where a family was slain last month. The burglary and sexual assault occurred around 4 a.m. Saturday. Police say they are...
  • Ohio island police chief to go on trial in October

    An Ohio police chief accused of ignoring sexual assault claims is slated to go on trial in October. The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay is scheduled for trial in Ottawa County Municipal Court in northwest Ohio. Put-in-...
  • Doctor Facing Additional Sexual Assault Charges In Norwich

    Doctor Facing Additional Sexual Assault Charges In Norwich
    NORWICH — A doctor faces new charges Friday in connection with sexual assaults that occurred while he was working at Concentra Urgent Care on Connecticut Avenue, police said. Dr. Manoj Saxena, 45, of Mansfield, was charged with second-degree...
  • Teen's stomach pains were pregnancy after sex assault, cops say

    Teen's stomach pains were pregnancy after sex assault, cops say
    A man who was arrested in Georgia was brought before a Broward judge Friday to face a charge of sexual battery upon a minor girl, who told police she later became pregnant. The 2013 incident came to light after the girl, then 14, went to a hospital...