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Sexual Assault

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Top Sexual Assault Articles

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  • Campuses need a push to confront sexual assault

    If we want to do something about sexual assault on college campuses, first we have to deal with the excuse makers. These are the people who belittle sexual assault as youthful hanky-panky taken a little too far, who dismiss statistics or personal...
  • Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions

    Senators Urge NFL To Revise Ray Rice Sanctions
    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy wrote to the National Football League Friday urging the league to impose harsher sanctions on Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice, who faces an assault charge in a domestic violence case. Rice is...
  • Teen gets 9 years in videotaped sex assault posted on Facebook

    Teen gets 9 years in videotaped sex assault posted on Facebook
    A teen charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl as part of a videotaped attack that was later posted on Facebook pled guilty and was sentenced today to nine years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records. Dyquier Garrett, 17, one...
  • Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault

    Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault
    A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked. Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
  • Redondo Beach sex assault suspect allegedly connected to other victims

    Redondo Beach sex assault suspect allegedly connected to other victims
    An 18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in Redondo Beach last weekend has been connected to other crimes committed against women in the same area, police said. Gilberto Lopez-Quinonez, of Torrance, allegedly sexually...
  • Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault

    Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault
    A man previously convicted of kidnapping, was sentenced to 55 years in prison this month in the 2010 kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman on the South Side. Derrick Alexander, 33, was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping...
  • Detroit Tigers' Evan Reed charged with sexual assault in casino hotel

    A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed, 28, met the woman about midnight March 30, when she and...
  • Campus Sex Assault Reform Legislation Offered by Blumenthal, Others

    A bipartisan group of eight senators introduced legislation Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's Democratic proponents, likened to a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. "The broad principles of...
  • Three more men accuse ex-congressional aide of sexual advances, court documents show

    Two young men told police Timothy Smith, the top aide of longtime U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, brought them to the basement of his Muhlenberg Township home, gave them alcohol and made unwanted sexual advances. More than 20 years before that episode, Smith...
  • MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday. Masterson is 4-...
  • Bipartisan bill would tighten rules on campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to streamline how colleges handle cases of sexual assault. The Campus Safety and Accountability Act would increase penalties for colleges that break federal laws and, among...