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Sexual Assault

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  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student

    Former high school coach on trial in sex assault of student
    A trial got underway today for a former South Side high school basketball coach on charges he sexually assaulted an underage female student. Kevin Jones, a former varsity boys’ basketball coach at Epic Academy Charter High School in the 8200 block...
  • Two cities, two approaches to police problems

    Two cities, two approaches to police problems
    In one city, dozens of rape kits were misplaced by cops for years, allowing at least one rapist time to strike again. In another, two veteran officers stand accused of raping a woman while on duty, with GPS records showing both at the site. South...
  • Exposing predators [Editorial]

    Exposing predators  [Editorial]
    Victims advocates are expressing dismay over a decision this week by Maryland's highest court that could lead to the removal of hundreds of names from a list of registered sex offenders in the state. The advocates say removing names from the registry...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Norwalk 'spiritual healer' convicted of sexually assaulting client

    A Victorville man who identified himself as a "spiritual healer" was convicted of sexual assault Tuesday. Jose Romulo Felix, 42, pleaded no contest to rape and sexual battery by fraud in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Norwalk.  Felix had...
  • 3 teens charged with assault, robbery of 16-year-old girl

    3 teens charged with assault, robbery of 16-year-old girl
    Three teenage boys have been charged with robbing and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl after she stepped off a bus in the Avalon Park neighborhood Thursday. The victim had just gotten off a bus around 11 p.m. Thursday and was waiting to meet a...
  • Cops: Girl sexually assaulted in South Side vacant lot

    Cops: Girl sexually assaulted in South Side vacant lot
    Police are warning of a man who attacked and sexually assaulted a girl in the Englewood neighborhood late last month. The girl was attacked in the 6500 block of South Parnell Avenue between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on June 22, according to a community alert...
  • Inmate accused of plotting to kill witness in sexual assault case

    Inmate accused of plotting to kill witness in sexual assault case
    A Cook County Jail inmate awaiting trial for sexual assault has been charged with offering to pay $2,500 to have a witness against him killed. Everardo Salinas, 29, now faces a charge of solicitation of murder for hire in addition to charges alleging...
  • UPS worker charged in sex assault case; LAPD seeks leads

    UPS  worker charged in sex assault case; LAPD seeks leads
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday said detectives were seeking additional possible victims of a United Parcel Service worker charged with sexually assaulting two women. Anthony Leroy Tinzly was charged on June 23 with 12 felony counts including rape,...
  • Cartoon Network Fires Creator of 'Clarence' Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

    Skyler Page, the creator of Cartoon Network series "Clarence," has been fired from Cartoon Network Studios amid allegations of sexual assault made by a female co-worker. In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday and Wednesday, artist Emily Partridge...