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Sexual Assault

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  • Judge bans U. Macungie sex offender from playgrounds

    A Lehigh County judge on Friday sentenced an Upper Macungie man to a time-served to 23-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl, and banned him from visiting playgrounds or having any unsupervised contact with children under 18....
  • Former Leesburg cop found not guilty of sex assault

    Former Leesburg cop found not guilty of sex assault
    TAVARES — A former Leesburg police officer acquitted Friday of sexually assaulting a woman in his custody had a terse message for the 24-year-old and her family after the verdict: "Move on." People in the courtroom broke into tears when the jury...
  • Men in Harvey standoff forced their way into home: prosecutors

    Men in Harvey standoff forced their way into home: prosecutors
    Two paroled men took hostage and terrorized a Harvey family for 21 hours — at one point aiming handguns at the two women and six children while threatening to blow off their heads — until authorities stormed the home in a dramatic rescue,...
  • California lawmakers pass measure requiring testing of rape kits

    (Reuters) - Amid ongoing efforts to address a backlog of unanalyzed rape kits that go untested throughout the country, California lawmakers passed a bill on Friday requiring law enforcement to process the evidence within a certain time frame. The bill...
  • New law requires civilian investigation of military sex assault cases

    New law requires civilian investigation of military sex assault cases
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Thursday a measure requiring that sexual assault allegations by members of the California National Guard, State Military Reserve, and the Naval Militia be investigated and prosecuted by local civilian prosecutors instead...
  • Fla. universities must do better on rape: Editorial

    Florida universities have a shameful record of failure in obtaining convictions for rapes reported to campus police. Of the 55 rape accusations at the state's public universities in the past two years, only seven ended in arrests. And of those cases,...
  • Suspect in rape attempt outside Orlando IHOP accused in 2012 attack

    Suspect in rape attempt outside Orlando IHOP accused in 2012 attack
    More than two years ago, a young woman was startled in the middle of the night by the sound of her bedroom window sliding shut. She said she awoke to find a man standing over her bed, preparing a brutal attack. The man tied her up and threatened to kill...
  • Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty

    Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty
    An Oklahoma City police officer and former college football star is accused of forcing at least seven women to perform sexual favors for him while he was on patrol, law enforcement officials say. Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, was arrested Thursday afternoon...
  • Pennsylvania psychologist charged with sexual assault

    (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania psychologist was arrested on charges of sexual assault for treating patients with a special brand of "touching therapy" he practiced, the state attorney general said on Wednesday. Dr. Richard Lenhart, 53, of State College,...
  • Ray J pleads not guilty to sexual battery, vandalism charges

    Ray J pleads not guilty to sexual battery, vandalism charges
    R&B singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a slew of charges stemming from an alleged sexual-battery incident in May. The "Sexy Can I" crooner, 33, whose real name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., has been charged with four misdemeanor counts of sexual...
  • Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit

    Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit
    A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County. A woman from Keyser, W.Va., said she...