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Sexual Assault

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  • Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more

    Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more
    On Monday, The Sun published an article by Ian Duncan about a new report from Human Rights Watch, which "says retaliation against military service members who report sexual assaults has contributed to a culture of fear and silence." It's worth reading...
  • Lawmaker adopts new strategy to combat campus sexual assault

    A Rhode Island lawmaker changed her strategy for trying to address sexual assaults on college campuses. Rep. Mia Ackerman introduced a broadly worded bill earlier this year that would have required colleges to report incidents of sexual assault on campus...
  • Jury convicts sex offender in fifth trial

    Jury convicts sex offender in fifth trial
    A Baltimore jury convicted a man Friday who had been acquitted in four previous sexual assault trials, a win for prosecutors who revived the discarded case in a bid to secure an elusive conviction. Nelson Bernard Clifford, a convicted sex offender, was...
  • Woman sexually battered during massage by West Boynton man, deputies say

    Woman sexually battered during massage by West Boynton man, deputies say
    A woman wanting a massage for her back problems was sexually battered by a Boynton Beach man, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Isidro Fernandez-Perez, 52, of West Boynton, was arrested Thursday and faces three counts of sexual battery,...
  • Ohio State instructor accused of rape reprimanded over text

    A drum major instructor for Ohio State University's marching band who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home was reprimanded last year for sending an "inappropriate" text message, according to records released Friday. Stewart Kitchen...
  • Kids Central acted too slowly to prevent sexual assault on foster girls

    Sickening headlines splashed across the Lake Sentinel in late January and early February: Foster girls raped. The stories described two incidents in which three girls from a Leesburg foster home were sexually assaulted — one said she was gang raped...
  • Former Carpentersville teacher charged with sexually assaulting minor

    Former Carpentersville teacher charged with sexually assaulting minor
    A former Community Unit School District 300 teacher is charged with having sexual contact with a minor she knew, according to a release from the Kane County state's attorney's office. Lindsay P. Anderson, 26, of the 900 block of Foxwood Circle, Geneva,...
  • Archdiocese settles sex abuse claim for $1.25 million, attorney says

    Archdiocese settles sex abuse claim for $1.25 million, attorney says
    A man in his late 20s who said he was abused by former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack settled a claim with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago for $1.25 million, according to his attorney. The settlement, reached this weekend,...
  • South Africa: Bob Hewitt gets 6 years in prison for rape

    A South African judge sentenced retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt to six years in prison for rape and sexual assault on Monday. Judge Bert Bam sentenced Hewitt to eight years in jail for two counts of rape of minors, with two years suspended. He...
  • Troops who report sexual assault face retaliation

    Troops who report sexual assault face retaliation
    The Arkansas hotel room smelled of smoke, and the television news showed footage of troops on patrol in Iraq. Lt. Col. Teresa James recalls that she focused on the screen's images, rather than on the senior officer who was raping her. James, a...
  • 4 teens charged in St. Francis de Sales sex assault investigation

    4 teens charged in St. Francis de Sales sex assault investigation
    Four teenagers have been charged with attempted criminal sexual assault stemming from an incident involving the baseball team at St. Francis de Sales High School in Chicago, officials said. St. Francis de Sales officials announced in April that they...