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Sexual Assault

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  • Attorney general creates victim services, outreach division

    Indiana has created a new services and outreach division intended to give advocates a boost in their work helping crime victims, including young girls who face a higher-than-average rate of sexual assaults. Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced the new...
  • Deputy accused of assaulting girl

    A Lincoln County sheriff's deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he met at a neighborhood barbecue. Thirty-four-year-old Zachary Dorr resigned his position Thursday when a judge set bond for him at $100,000 cash on three felony...
  • Proviso West cafeteria worker accused of having sex with student

    Proviso West cafeteria worker accused of having sex with student
    A Proviso West High School cafeteria worker has been charged with having sex with a student in March. Joi Taylor, 32, of Chicago was charged with criminal sexual assault in a position of authority and indecent solicitation of a child. Hillside...
  • Mundelein man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing boy

    Mundelein man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing boy
    A Mundelein man recently pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy. Refugio Rojas-Valadez, 60, of the 600 block of Deepwoods Drive in Mundelein, was charged March 27 with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, four...
  • Former high school football star Adam Bednarik accused of sexual contact with student

    Former high school football star Adam Bednarik accused of sexual contact with student
    Former football star Adam Bednarik had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in the Bethlehem Area School District while working there as a teacher's aide and coach, authorities say. A standout at Bethlehem Catholic High School who later...
  • Police searching for man they say sexually assaulted girl

    Police say a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the hallway of her Forestville apartment building. WJLA-TV (http://bit.ly/1e4kS4p ) reports police say a man followed the girl onto the elevator inside her building Wednesday. When the girl got...
  • Amish girls' kidnappers to spend their lives in prison, officials say

    Amish girls' kidnappers to spend their lives in prison, officials say
    An upstate New York couple will spend the rest of their lives in federal prison after pleading guilty to the kidnapping and sexual assault of two young Amish girls near Syracuse, N.Y., last year, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Stephen...
  • Top general at Ohio Air Force base reflects on career

    The Air Force's first female four-star general at Ohio's largest military base said the Air Force has embraced the importance of gender diversity, but more work needs to be done. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger told the Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1E6SYK5 )...
  • Pentagon accused of withholding information about sex crimes

    In a scathing critique of the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults, a U.S. senator warned Monday that the true scope of sex-related violence in the military communities is "vastly underreported" and that victims continue to struggle for...
  • Newport News man accused of attacking woman, intervening boyfriend

    Newport News man accused of attacking woman, intervening boyfriend
    A 48-year-old Newport News man was accused of sexually assaulting a woman and attacking her boyfriend who tried to intervene, police said. About 1:15 p.m. Monday, police responded to the Denbigh area of the city, where a 22-year-old Newport News woman...
  • Nurse ordered to face trial in sex assault of Manor Care patient

    Nurse ordered to face trial in sex assault of Manor Care patient
    A certified nursing assistant at Manor Care in Bethlehem testified Wednesday that in May 2013 she saw a nurse sexually assault a patient who could not move or talk. The lawyer for Robert Poindexter maintained that Poindexter, 46, was just changing the...