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Sexual Assault

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  • Miami football players JaWand Blue, Alexander Figueroa charged with sexual battery

    Two University of Miami football players were arrested and charged with sexual battery Tuesday morning after admitting to Coral Gables police they got a 17-year-old intoxicated and then raped her on campus over the holiday weekend. JaWand Blue, 20, and...
  • Pennsylvania boys choir director pleads guilty to child pornography and sexual assault

    A longtime boys choir director in Pennsylvania facing child sexual-abuse charges and hundreds of counts of having child pornography pleaded guilty to three of the charges Monday in Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg. Kenneth B. "Bernard" Schade, 74,...
  • One woman's journey to and across the US border

    FORT WORTH, Texas Edilsa Cano was fleeing sexual assault, kidnapping and death threats all from her own family when she left her village in Guatemala at 16. Now 21, she sees her own desperation in the tens of thousands of Central American children,...
  • Police: Stamford Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

    Police: Stamford Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student
    STAMFORD — A high school English teacher accused of maintaining an inappropriate relationship with a student was arrested Thursday morning and charged with sexual assault, police said. Danielle Watkins, 32, of Norwalk, turned herself in Thursday...
  • Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman

    Two men held on suspicion of sexually assaulting homeless woman
    Two Santa Barbara men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 62-year-old homeless woman earlier in the week, police said Thursday. Juan Carlos Herrera Romero, 30, and his cousin Gabino Andres Grande Romero, 26, were arrested on...
  • Former Coventry Fire Chief Sentenced To 10 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen

    Former Coventry Fire Chief Sentenced To 10 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen
    VERNON — When Joseph M. Carilli, a former South Coventry fire chief, carried on a two-year sexual relationship with a junior firefighter, he deceived not only the girl but the entire community, a Superior Court judge said Thursday. "Mr. Carilli...
  • Broward man sentenced for role in international child porn ring

    Broward man sentenced for role in international child porn ring
    A 79-year-old Oakland Park man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Thursday for his role in a notorious international group of pedophiles who filmed themselves sexually abusing young children and then trafficked the child pornography online....
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl in Lehigh County motel

    A Bethlehem Township man hit a 16-year-old girl in the head with a mallet last month in a motel room in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, and then sexually assaulted her, according to court records. Michael A. Burdo, 58, of the 2500 block of Brader...
  • Will campus sexual-assault probes affect enrollment?

    WASHINGTON Sixty-seven U.S. colleges are under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases. And prospective students have started to take notice. The past academic year marked a seismic shift. No longer were discussions of campus...
  • UC appoints Jewish student regent amid controversy

    For the second time in two years, passions surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts have entered an unlikely forum: the UC regents' selection of student representatives on the university governing board. The regents voted Wednesday for a Jewish...