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Sexual Assault

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  • Dixmoor teen held in sex assault, attempted murder of 16-year-old girl

    Dixmoor teen held  in sex assault, attempted murder of 16-year-old girl
    A 16-year-old Dixmoor boy was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Saturday in the brutal sex assault of a 16-year-old girl in Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood. Stephon Harshaw is charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder,...
  • Dental assistant accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old patient

    Dental assistant accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old patient
    A dental assistant is to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of assaulting an 8-year-old boy at a Garden Grove dental office. Luis David Hidalgovillalta, 20, of Anaheim was charged Tuesday with one felony count of committing lewd acts on a child under the...
  • Feds Put Man Who Skipped Rape Sentencing On Immigration Hold

    Feds Put Man Who Skipped Rape Sentencing On Immigration Hold
    DERBY — An attorney for Dardian Celaj, a convicted rapist with alleged mob ties who skipped out on a sentencing hearing and failed to show up in court for a second unrelated criminal case, said Friday that fear drove his client to elude...
  • Sleeping girl, 11, sexually assaulted by burglar, Oxnard police say

    Sleeping girl, 11, sexually assaulted by burglar, Oxnard police say
    An Oxnard man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of cutting open a home's window screen and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl, police said. Luis Contreras, 18, was taken into custody on suspicion of burglary and forcible sexual assault on the girl,...
  • 49ers' Aldon Smith draws nine-game suspension

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Aldon Smith drew a larger-than-anticipated nine-game suspension from the NFL on Friday, a day after commissioner Roger Goodell outlined a stronger stance toward violations of the league's personal-conduct policy. Smith, the 49ers'...
  • Parents add concerns about sexual assault on campus as kids head off to college

    HACKENSACK, N.J. Terry Anzano, whose daughter is leaving for college this month, has heard the reports about the danger of sexual violence on campus. She worries about the risks inherent in a culture of binge drinking and promiscuity. "Our heads are...
  • Allentown man charged with sexually assaulting two juveniles

    Allentown man charged with sexually assaulting two juveniles
    An Allentown man is charged with sexually assaulting two children over an eight year span. An investigation by the Northampton County Children and Youth Department found that Joseph R. Gerhart, 48, of Allentown, performed multiple unwanted sexual acts...
  • Bare-naked lady showed up in yard, refused to leave, cops say

    Bare-naked lady showed up in yard, refused to leave, cops say
    Some folks bare their souls, others apparently bare everything. Joan Canally, 48, allegedly showed up “buck naked" in somebody's Fort Pierce backyard and wouldn't leave, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm.com in Stuart....
  • Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor

    Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor
    Former Catonsville doctor William Dando will not face trial for sexual assault allegations after agreeing never to practice medicine in Maryland again. Allegany County prosecutors dropped charges against him Tuesday, citing two factors — the "he...
  • Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault 9-Year-Old Girl, Then Teenage Boy

    Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault 9-Year-Old Girl, Then Teenage Boy
    NEW LONDON — A 37-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly tried to sexually assault a 9-year-old girl and then a 15-year-old boy who attempted to stop him. According to police, Clayton Denny, of no known address, restrained the...
  • Fighter War Machine faces 32 felony charges in attack on ex-girlfriend

    War Machine, the mixed martial arts fighter accused of beating his ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, in Las Vegas, is facing a slew of felony charges that could put him away for the rest of his life. Born Jonathan Koppenhaver, the Simi Valley...