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Sexual Assault

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  • Stepfather in Jessica Padgett murder case hires high-profile attorney

    Stepfather in Jessica Padgett murder case hires high-profile attorney
    An Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse has hired a prominent defense attorney to represent him in a case that several legal experts say will present steep challenges to defend. Philadelphia lawyer...
  • NFL announces new personal conduct policy

    The NFL put in place a strengthened and forceful personal conduct policy Wednesday, one that sharpens the focus on the problem of domestic violence but denies the players union what it has wanted most — the removal of Commissioner Roger Goodell from...
  • Bill Cosby accuser meets with LAPD; department 'committed' to investigating

    A woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby at the Playboy Mansion decades ago met with Los Angeles police detectives for nearly 90 minutes Friday, her attorney said. Attorney Gloria Allred told reporters that her client,...
  • Former E.O. Smith Coach Faces New Sexual Assault Charges

    A former teaching assistant and coach at E.O. Smith High School, already accused of carrying on sexual relationships with three students, is now facing new charges. Geoffrey Justin Gillette, 22, of Coventry, was arrested Friday night at the Mansfield...
  • Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster

    Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster
    Rolling Stone's now-discredited story of a sexual assault at the University of Virginia is a tale of two horrors: a brutal gang rape at a fraternity house and the university's tepid response to the young woman who reported it. The piece, by contributing...
  • 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...