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Sexual Assault

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  • Titans DT Hill accused of sexual assault

    The Sports Xchange Titans DT Hill accused of sexual assault Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault. The Nashville Tennesseean first reported the allegation against Hill, 28, a fourth-...
  • Police file abuse of corpse charge in Jessica Padgett killing, gather DNA

    Police file abuse of corpse charge in Jessica Padgett killing, gather DNA
    Authorities on Monday filed an abuse of a corpse charge against an Allen Township man accused of killing his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett, and videotaping himself sexually assaulting her body after her death, court records state. Investigators said...
  • Bill Cosby accuser meets with LAPD; department 'committed' to investigating

    A woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby at the Playboy Mansion decades ago met with Los Angeles police detectives for nearly 90 minutes Friday, her attorney said. Attorney Gloria Allred told reporters that her client,...
  • Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster

    Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster
    Rolling Stone's now-discredited story of a sexual assault at the University of Virginia is a tale of two horrors: a brutal gang rape at a fraternity house and the university's tepid response to the young woman who reported it. The piece, by contributing...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • Cabbie accused of raping customer in Fort Lauderdale

    Cabbie accused of raping customer in Fort Lauderdale
    A taxi driver who continued working after officials say he had been denied a taxi license renewal is accused of raping a passenger. Max Raphael, 29, of Lauderdale Lakes, was charged with kidnapping and sexual battery, according to Fort Lauderdale police....
  • Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers

    Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers
    In residential treatment centers across Illinois, children are assaulted, sexually abused and running away by the thousands — yet state officials fail to act on reports of harm and continue sending waves of youths to the most troubled and violent...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks

     Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks
    The 19-year-old lay awake at night, dreading the moment when his roommate would call to him from the bunk below. There, in the dark, the roommate would utter his name, then force him to perform sexual acts, the 19-year-old eventually told police....
  • Jian Ghomeshi, ex-CBC radio host, posts bail on sexual-assault charges

    Toronto police have arrested former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi on charges of sexual assault and choking, the Toronto Police Service said Wednesday. According to a statement on the agency’s website, Ghomeshi surrendered to police Wednesday...