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Sexual Assault

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  • Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese

    Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese
    A longtime volunteer at a Catholic church in Manhattan Beach has filed suit against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles alleging that a priest sexually molested her while she was arranging flowers in preparation for Sunday Mass. Catherine Bergin filed the...
  • NC State fraternity disbanded over pledge book

    RALEIGH, N.C. The Tau chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at North Carolina State University has been disbanded as a result of an investigation into a pledge book that contained sexually and racially offensive comments, the university and the...
  • Amanda Knox 'very worried' as Italy's high court considers her fate

    Amanda Knox 'very worried' as Italy's high court considers her fate
    Amanda Knox's defense lawyer urged Italy's highest court on Wednesday to overturn the American's conviction in the 2007 murder of her British roommate, calling it a "grave judicial error." Knox faces 28 ½ years in an Italian jail for the 2007 murder...
  • Changing frat life will be difficult, experts say

    PHILADELPHIA If the past is any indication, the fraternity scandal at Pennsylvania State University just one in a string of incidents across the country will blow over without any fundamental change to Greek life in State College. Last week, the school...
  • Kansas commune leader gets life term for slaying of member

    A man who led a Kansas commune that collected millions of dollars in life insurance payouts from dead members was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the drowning death of one of them 12 years ago. Daniel Perez, 55, stared straight ahead and showed...
  • Victim advocates worry about discredited UVa rape account

    With the account of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia debunked by police, advocates for sexual assault survivors are worried a movement that gained tremendous momentum in the past year could suffer a setback. A Rolling Stone article...
  • East Windsor Rape Suspect Faces Enhanced Charge

    East Windsor Rape Suspect Faces Enhanced Charge
    HARTFORD — A 43-year-old South Windsor man charged in the brutal rape of an exotic dancer in East Windsor last month will be prosecuted as a persistent sexual offender, a prosecutor said Tuesday in Superior Court in Hartford. Assistant State's...
  • Warrant: Victim In East Windsor Rape Saved Self With 911 Call

    Warrant: Victim In East Windsor Rape Saved Self With 911 Call
    EAST WINDSOR — A woman who was allegedly being raped and beaten by a registered sex offender last month was able to save herself by surreptitiously lifting the handset off a desk phone and dialing 911. James Polk, 43, who is being held on charges...
  • Darren Sharper admits drugging, rape counts in Los Angeles

    Former NFL star Darren Sharper removed all doubt Monday that he drugged and raped women, taking the first of several steps to own up to sex assaults in four states that will send him to federal prison for about nine years. In two separate court cases,...
  • Police: No evidence of gang-rape at University of Virginia

    A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described in graphic detail produced no evidence of the attack and was stymied by the accuser's unwillingness to cooperate, authorities...
  • Investigation outlines key events of alleged UVa gang rape

    The investigation of an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house discovered no evidence of the attack. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo detailed the probe at a news conference Monday. Here are some key events: ___ MAY 20,...