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Sexual Assault

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  • After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • Former Army prosecutor who handled sexual-assault cases found guilty of rape in court-martial

    A former U.S. Army prosecutor who oversaw sexual assault cases has been found guilty on rape and other charges following a six-day court-martial at Fort Bragg, military officials said Monday. Maj. Erik J. Burris was found guilty on two charges of rape, a...
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting, robbing elderly Westmont woman

    Man charged with sexually assaulting, robbing elderly Westmont woman
    A Woodridge man has been charged with sexually assaulting and robbing an elderly woman following a New Year's Day break-in at her Westmont apartment, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Tevin Rainey, 21, was being held in lieu of $5 million bail and...
  • Alleged rape victim testifies that she doesn't remember being sexually assaulted

    The alleged victim of a rape at Vanderbilt University has testified that she has no recollection of being sexually assaulted. The woman was a 21-year-old student majoring in neuroscience and economics in June 2013 and had recently begun seeing football...
  • No rape charge against 18-year-old in alleged attack near Winter Springs High

    No rape charge against 18-year-old in alleged attack near Winter Springs High
    SANFORD — Prosecutors have gathered DNA evidence against Winter Springs High School football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl — but not the lone adult, a defendant dropped from the case Tuesday. Torreano Batton, 18, of Sanford...
  • Vernon Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman After Party

    Vernon Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman After Party
    VERNON — A Vernon teenager accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl after a party in an Ellington cornfield in November was arrested on Wednesday, according to police. Kyle Bjorklund, 19, of Skinner Road was charged with first-degree...
  • Psychiatric patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit

    Psychiatric patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit
    The family of a 26-year-old mentally retarded, schizophrenic woman today filed suit against the owner of Florida Hospital, accusing it of trying to cover up her sexual assault by another mental patient more than a year ago in their Orlando psychiatric...
  • Joliet teacher accused of having sex with former students from Orland school

    Joliet teacher accused of having sex with former students from Orland school
    A teacher at a junior high school in Joliet has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after she was accused of having sex with two former students from a school in Orland Park, authorities said Friday. Cara Labus, 30, of Joliet, was charged...
  • Police: Man charged with child sex abuse 'used churches to vet' victims

    Police: Man charged with child sex abuse 'used churches to vet' victims
    A volunteer church mentor who has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child allegedly used at least two area churches to “build trust with the family and kids," Round Lake Police Chief Michael Gillette said Thursday. Roberto...
  • Bond for Streamwood man accused of impregnating girl set at $1 million

    Bond for Streamwood man accused of impregnating girl set at $1 million
    Judge Joseph Cataldo set bond at $1 million Monday for a 44-year-old Streamwood man accused of sexually assaulting and impregnating a 14-year-old relative. Juan J. Torres, of the 700 block of Russet Lane, was charged in Cook County Circuit Court with...
  • Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police

    Alleged Sexual Assaults Reported To Yale Police
    NEW HAVEN — Yale University police received two reports of alleged sexual assaults on campus last week, according to university officials. The first was reported Tuesday. According to a community alert from Yale Police Chief Ronnell A. Higgins,...