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Sexual Assault

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  • Campus sexual assault: UC panel says standardize response, punishment

    SAN FRANCISCO The University of California should create an independent and confidential advocacy office for sexual assault victims and standardize investigations and punishments across the system, a UC task force recommended Wednesday. The proposed...
  • Sex Assault Suspect Warned Against Violating GPS Monitoring

    HARTFORD — After a prosecutor expressed concern that an 18-year-old Farmington man charged with sexual assault had violated his GPS monitoring, the man was warned by a judge Friday that any contact with the alleged victim would land him in jail....
  • Hartford Man Suspected Of Sexual Assault Considered A Danger, Police Say

    Hartford Man Suspected Of Sexual Assault Considered A Danger, Police Say
    NEW BRITAIN — A Hartford man considered a danger to the public by police is wanted in connection with a sexual assault of a woman earlier this month, police said. Antonio Ponder, 24, of Edwards St. in Hartford, was identified as a suspect into...
  • Man Charged With Kidnapping, Assaulting Hartford Girl

     Man Charged With Kidnapping, Assaulting Hartford Girl
    A 53-year-old Colorado man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a missing Hartford teen met the girl online through a children's website two years ago and they continued to communicate online until last month, according to an arrest report....
  • Philadelphia woman who posed in Muslim garb guilty of child assault

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A former childcare worker accused of dressing in traditional Muslim garb to abduct a kindergartner from her Philadelphia school was found guilty of sexually assaulting the child after holding her overnight. After a shocking...
  • Cops warn of sexual assault on Far South Side

    Cops warn of sexual assault on Far South Side
    A pregnant woman was approached as she walked to her vehicle Wednesday afternoon and forced at knife-point to drive to an alley where she was sexually assaulted before being locked inside the car's trunk. About 12:20 p.m., the 24-year-old victim was...
  • Death Row Inmates' Expert Witness Bills State For $3.5 Million; Is Paid Half

    Death Row Inmates' Expert Witness Bills State For $3.5 Million; Is Paid Half
    Many legal twists arose in the long-running lawsuit by death row inmates who claimed Connecticut's death penalty is racially biased, but maybe the biggest twist was financial: After the five inmates lost the case, their expert witness billed the state for...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: The NFL can learn from football coaches in Texas

    Hours after a video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, punching his then fiancee (now wife) and dragging her limp body out of a casino elevator, hit the Internet, his NFL team tweeted that Rice's contract had been terminated. That seemed like a...
  • Roger Goodell announces changes in NFL to address domestic violence

    Roger Goodell announces changes in NFL to address domestic violence
    Roger Goodell, coming off his most turbulent week as NFL commissioner, sent a memo to the 32 teams Monday outlining steps taken at league headquarters to address domestic violence issues. The memo, obtained by The Times, announces the new position of...
  • Chicago man charged in sexual assault of children

    Chicago man charged in sexual assault of children
    A Chicago man was ordered held on $500,000 bail Sunday after authorities say he sexually assaulted two children under the age of 6. Austin Allen, 24, was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault in a Sept. 10 incident involving an acquaintance's...
  • Prosecutors detail man's sexual assault of ex-girlfriend, injury to officer

    Prosecutors detail man's sexual assault of ex-girlfriend, injury to officer
    An attack by a Norwood Park man who allegedly raped and choked his 19-year-old former girlfriend until she was unconscious was stopped by an off-duty UIC police officer who intervened after hearing the woman’s screams, Cook County prosecutors said...