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Sexual Assault

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  • 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...
  • Teen baby sitter faces 50 rape counts for abusing girls, cops say

    Teen baby sitter faces 50 rape counts for abusing girls, cops say
    A 15-year-old boy from Orlando faces 50 counts of capital sexual battery, accused of repeatedly abusing two girls, ages 6 and 7, while he was baby-sitting them, according to an Osceola County Sheriff's Office affidavit. According to the Sheriff's...
  • Campus sexual assault: 'Shouldn't have waited this long' to address, official says

    WASHINGTON There have been more recorded federal investigations in the first half of 2014 into how colleges have handled campus sexual assault than in any single year before. At the helm of this crackdown sits Catherine Lhamon, who calls the numbers...
  • More schools under investigation for campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has added five schools to a list of 71 colleges under investigation for their handling of campus sexual assault. Last updated July 2, the list reflects schools where at least one student...
  • Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty

    Woman accused in $20-million extortion plot pleads not guilty
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by the son of a Saudi sheik pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to extort $20 million from the man's family. Two attorneys, one of them once connected to...
  • Man's fingertip bitten off at Beyonce-Jay Z Rose Bowl show, police say

    Man's fingertip bitten off at Beyonce-Jay Z Rose Bowl show, police say
    A 25-year-old concert-goer was taken into custody on suspicion of sexual battery and mayhem after he allegedly groped a woman at Beyonce's and Jay Z's "On the Run" tour at the Rose Bowl and then bit off the tip of her boyfriend's finger during an...
  • Rocky Hill Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Boys

    Rocky Hill Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Boys
    NEW BRITAIN — A Rocky Hill father, former pilot and Boy Scout leader was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for having sexual contact with two boys. "You are, in fact, guilty of a heinous crime," Judge Arthur Hadden told Mark Alexander, 36....
  • Man accused of sexual assault in Glen Ellyn

    Man accused of sexual assault in Glen Ellyn
    A Wheaton man was arrested over the weekend after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Glen Ellyn apartment complex. Glen Ellyn officers were called to a home on the east side of the village around 9:30 a.m. Aug. 2. A 23-year-old woman told...
  • Boys choir director pleads guilty to child pornography and sexual assault charges

    A longtime boys choir director in Pennsylvania facing child sexual-abuse charges and hundreds of counts of having child pornography pleaded guilty to three of the charges Monday in Monroe County Court in Stroudsburg. Kenneth B. "Bernard" Schade, 74,...
  • Bristol Man Charged With Sex Assault, Risk Of Injury

    NEW BRITAIN — A Bristol man was arraigned Monday on first-degree sexual assault charges. Asad Ali, 34, was arrested Friday in Newington and charged with first-degree sexual assault, three counts of fourth-degree sexual assault and four counts of...
  • Ex-Boys and Girls Club counselor gets 40 years for assaulting girl seeking job advice

    Ex-Boys and Girls Club counselor gets 40 years for assaulting girl seeking job advice
    A former guidance counselor with the Boys and Girls Club of America was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for having sex with a girl who sought advice on getting a job, prosecutors said today. Zale Hoddenbach, 45, was previously convicted by a jury...