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Sexual Assault

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  • Ohio island police chief to go on trial in October

    An Ohio police chief accused of ignoring sexual assault claims is slated to go on trial in October. The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay is scheduled for trial in Ottawa County Municipal Court in northwest Ohio. Put-in-...
  • Police: Teen charged in rape at hotel

    Police: Teen charged in rape at hotel
    A 17-year-old boy is charged as a juvenile with raping a teenage girl Saturday at a Plainfield Township motel, according to Slate Belt Regional police. Police said the unidentified boy is charged with rape, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and...
  • Police: Boynton man molested autistic girl

    Police: Boynton man molested autistic girl
    A Boynton Beach man is accused of molesting an autistic girl, police said. Ricardo Aldaz, 45, faces lewd and lascivious and sexual battery charges, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report. The information came out during a therapy session...
  • Trial begins in Vernon Hills predatory sex assault case

    Trial begins in Vernon Hills predatory sex assault case
    The trial of a Vernon Hills man charged with the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl began Monday morning, with a defense attorney claiming the victim had motives "to make this up." Victor Silva-Saldivar, 29, is charged with one count of predatory...
  • Bill Cosby's lawyers ask judge to toss out defamation suit

    A federal judge should throw out a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby filed by three women accusing him of decades-old sex crimes because the remarks were personal opinions protected under the U.S. Constitution, his lawyers said Monday. Tamara Green,...
  • Lawmakers urge faster action to protect youths at residential treatment sites

     Lawmakers urge faster action to protect youths at residential treatment sites
    U.S. Reps. Danny Davis of Illinois and Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts on Tuesday urged federal health authorities to speed up their investigation of the nation's largest behavioral health provider, Universal Health Services. Citing the Tribune's...
  • Indictment: Man sought webcam sex show with child

    Prosecutors say a New Jersey man sent child porn images and videos to a federal agent posing as the mother of a young girl so she would arrange a webcam sex show in which the girl would perform sex acts on her father. Andrew Derrickson faces numerous...
  • Molly Shattuck faces prison in rape case

    Molly Shattuck faces prison in rape case
    Molly Shattuck could be sent to prison for 15 years for the sexual assault of a 15-year-old last year in Delaware, but analysts, precedents and sentencing guidelines suggest she will get far less. Shattuck, 48, the former wife of former Constellation...
  • After Facebook video of sex abuse posted, Woodstock High teen pleads guilty

    After Facebook video of sex abuse posted, Woodstock High teen pleads guilty
    A man who was charged in the sexual abuse of a teenage girl — a crime that authorities said was recorded and posted on Facebook — has pleaded guilty. Corion Simpson, who was 18 and a Woodstock High School student when he was charged in...
  • OPD: 6-year-old girl sexually assaulted at apartment complex

    OPD: 6-year-old girl sexually assaulted at apartment complex
    A 6-year-old girl told Orlando police she was sexually assaulted on her way back from a friend's apartment at the Ashley Court Condominiums Tuesday, a police spokeswoman said. The girl was walking home through the complex, off South Lake Orlando...
  • Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

    A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown." Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins on Tuesday ruled in favor of defense attorneys who...