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Sexual Assault

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Top Sexual Assault Articles

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  • Sexual assault reported at UCI residence hall

    UC Irvine police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in campus housing last weekend. A female student told police she was assaulted while incapacitated sometime between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, authorities said. The attack...
  • Moving past the hype to see domestic and sexual violence

    Moving past the hype to see domestic and sexual violence
    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....
  • Dec. 13 Letters: Campus assaults, CIA report

    Safe on campus? I am glad to see the Daily Press giving long overdue attention to how on-campus sexual assaults and related offenses are handled by various Virginia colleges and universities. Your Oct. 19 article, "Hampton Roads college safety advocates...
  • Domestic Assault, Sexual Assault Finally Get Attention

    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....
  • Public relations exec is convicted of raping woman he met on an online dating site

     Public relations exec is convicted of raping woman he met on an online dating site
    On a cool fall night in 2009, a 38-year-old west suburban woman went out on a date with a public-relations executive she had recently met online. The woman was supposed to meet up later that night with her younger sister. But after increasingly...
  • Federal probe finds SMU lax on handling reports of sex assaults, harassment

    DALLAS A federal investigation spurred by complaints from a freshman, a law student and a professor found that Southern Methodist University failed to promptly and fairly address reports of sexual violence, harassment and retaliation. The U.S. Department...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Call it what you will, 'culture of rape' must end

    There are so many disturbing elements to the recent Rolling Stone story about a fraternity gang rape at the University of Virginia and the subsequent admission by the publication's managing editor that huge pieces of the article including details of the...
  • Planned Parenthood offers sex assault victims more care options in Osceola County

    Victims of sexual assault in Osceola County can now receive in-county support and services for the first time. Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando announced this week that it is accepting referrals from the Victim Service Center of Central Florida...
  • Beverly Johnson, groundbreaking model, says Bill Cosby drugged her

    Beverly Johnson, a groundbreaking model who was the first black woman to be featured on the cover of Vogue magazine, accused Bill Cosby of drugging her during a visit to his home in the 1980s, according to a personal essay Vanity Fair published on...
  • Student sexual assault victims less likely to report attacks

    Student sexual assault victims less likely to report attacks
    A Department of Justice study released Thursday found that student victims of sexual assault are far less likely to report instances of rape to police than nonstudents and that one in five victims fear reprisal if they report the attack. The data, which...
  • Sex offenders can win state lottery, are you kidding?

    The only thing worse than hearing I did not win the state lottery this week is hearing that a sex offender did. Are you kidding? Afraid not. Meet the lucky Timothy Poole, Florida's newest millionaire/sex offender. This week Poole claimed his...