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Sexual Assault

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  • Report sheds light on how Darren Sharper avoided arrest so long

    Somehow, Darren Sharper was able to avoid arrest after arrest after being accused of rape after rape. Answers to this came to light in a collaborative piece by ProPublica, Sports Illustrated and The New Orleans Advocate. The haunting story is worth your...
  • NYC official seeks rules to stop sexual assaults in jails

    New York City's public advocate is proposing tough new rules to crack down on sexual assaults in city jails, citing federal statistics that show two Rikers Island lockups have some of the nation's highest rates of reported attacks by both guards and...
  • Texas volunteer firefighters charged with sexual assault

    Volunteer firefighters south of Dallas have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a man at their fire station in what a prosecutor described as a "rite of initiation." Five men ranging in age from 19 to 30 were charged Monday with aggravated...
  • Youth minister accused of sexually assaulting 2 teen girls

    A youth minister at a central New Jersey church has been charged with sexually assaulting two teenage girls in separate incidents. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Wednesday that 48-year-old Shawn Butler, of Hillsborough, was arrested Friday at a...
  • HR RECON: Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults

    HR RECON: Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults
    Soldiers and airmen from Fort Eustis and Langley Air Force Base rallied last week to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month on the installations. Col. John Allen, commander of Joint Base Langley Eustis, spoke to a crowd of about 100 marchers about the...
  • Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults

    Langley AFB, Fort Eustis raise awareness about sexual assaults
    Soldiers and airmen from Fort Eustis and Langley Air Force Base rallied last week to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month on the installations. Col. John Allen, commander of Joint Base Langley Eustis, spoke to a crowd of about 100 marchers about...
  • Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape

    Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape
    PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting several girls at his former high school say there is a "treasure trove" of evidence proving the girls lied about the abuse, but the lawyers want further access to Facebook...
  • Volunteer firefighters accused of sex assault in Texas

    WAXAHACHIE, Texas Five volunteer firefighters face charges of aggravated sexual assault and a woman is accused of recording the January episode with her cellphone, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety arrest affidavit released Tuesday. During...
  • At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs

    At Penn State, one woman's rule at frat parties: Don't go upstairs
    When Bridget Winch went to parties at Kappa Delta Rho, she observed one rule: Never go upstairs. The petite Penn State sophomore, an engineering major with daisies painted on her fingernails, said men at the stone mansion culled guests at the door,...
  • Man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting girl over 2-year period

    Man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting girl over 2-year period
    A former Elgin resident who sexually preyed on a young girl over a two-year period has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors. In a negotiated plea, Robert A. Shachter, 50, most recently of Palatine and Glendale...
  • Rolling Stone failure hurts movement to reform college rape reporting

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, April 7: The thoroughly discredited story about an alleged University of Virginia gang rape passed off by Rolling Stone magazine as investigative journalism was neither...