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Sexual Assault

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  • Maryland helping colleges battle sexual assaults on campus

    Maryland helping colleges battle sexual assaults on campus
    The state of Maryland is helping colleges meet the requirements of a new law aimed at improving their response to sexual assaults on campus. The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention announced a $71,000 grant Wednesday to the Maryland...
  • Man arrested on sex assault charge involving children, dog

    Police have accused a West Virginia man of forcing children to perform sexual acts on each other and a dog. Multiple media outlets report that 40-year-old Michael Anthony Parrell III of Charleston was arrested on Tuesday on a first-degree sexual...
  • Judge says ex-NFL star's co-defendant should get more info

    A co-defendant of former NFL star Darren Sharper in a federal drug and sexual assault case is entitled to more information about witnesses and specific allegations being made by prosecutors who claim there was an attempt to keep witnesses from...
  • Sexual harassment still issue at Allentown School District, U.S. Justice Department review says

    Sexual harassment still issue at Allentown School District, U.S. Justice Department review says
    An Allentown School District security guard called a high school student a "sexy young chocolate lady" and made other sexually charged remarks to her and another female student, but district officials found the evidence to be inconclusive of sexual...
  • Law & Order

    Law & Order
    Hobart man draws second contempt citation A Hobart man whose six-month sentence for contempt was lifted earlier this month found himself facing another contempt citation for his courtroom behavior on Thursday. Lake Superior Court Judge Clarence Murray...
  • Police: Woman sexually assaulted during a run near Hartford

    Police are looking for clues after a woman told them she was sexually assaulted while running on a popular trail near Hartford. Police say the victim was running on the Rails to Trails path in Avon around noon Thursday when a man grabbed her from behind....
  • Allentown solicitor: District has improved handling of sexual harassment cases

    Allentown solicitor: District has improved handling of sexual harassment cases
    The Allentown School District solicitor says the district has made great strides in improving its handling of sexual harassment cases and does not need to be under the supervision of U.S. Department of Justice officials until 2017, despite federal...
  • 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...
  • Plea deal explored in Mundelein man's sex assault case

    Plea deal explored in Mundelein man's sex assault case
    A Lake County prosecutor on Tuesday said he is "working behind the scenes" with a defense attorney on a potential plea deal that would close a sexual assault case against a 75-year-old Mundelein man. Bobby Tinkes, who is accused of sexually assaulting a...
  • 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...