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Sexual Assault

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  • Man held without bail in molestation of 4 girls

    Man held without bail in molestation of 4 girls
    A Chicago man was ordered held without bail Saturday on charges of repeatedly molesting four young members of his extended family over a five-year period, prosecutors said. Jesus J. Maldonado, 53, is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of two...
  • Man shot by cops was sex offender with long criminal past

    Man shot by cops was sex offender with long criminal past
    David Cuevas and his girlfriend met in Philadelphia. They dated for a year before deciding to move from the northeast to Lakeland. Shortly after their December move, the couple broke up and Cuevas moved back to Philadelphia. On Jan. 26, Cuevas...
  • General Assembly approves tighter ethic rules as session comes to an end

    General Assembly approves tighter ethic rules as session comes to an end
    RICHMOND — After hours of back and forth at the end of a 45-day legislative session, House and Senate negotiators struck a deal on new ethics reforms and brought the 2015 General Assembly session to a close. The new ethics rules would cap gifts...
  • Plainfield teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

    A high school science teacher in suburban Chicago is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old student in a storage room. Brian D. Smith is charged with aggravated sexual assault. His attorney did not respond to a voicemail seeking comment on the...
  • Court: Colorado crime suspects can search victims' homes

    An appeals court added Colorado to the list of states that can allow criminal suspects to search victims' homes to bolster their defense — a move that raised concerns among prosecutors and victims' advocates. The Colorado judges wrote in their...
  • 2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules

    Virginia's 2015 legislative session is in the books. Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses....
  • Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials say

    Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials say
    Bail was set at $600,000 on Friday for a science teacher who has been accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student at Plainfield Central High School, according to the Will County state's attorney's office. Brian D. Smith, 32, was...
  • Ohio island's police chief accused of ignoring assault claim

    The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay was charged Friday with blocking an investigation into sexual assault claims against an officer more than a decade ago and lying to investigators. Put-in-Bay police Chief Ric Lampela...
  • An overcorrection on campus sexual assault policies?

    An overcorrection on campus sexual assault policies?
    Although colleges and universities are required by law to investigate and adjudicate sexual assault complaints by their students, they have shown to be woefully deficient in doing so. Currently, approximately 90 schools are under investigation by the U.S....
  • Racine County teens accused in sexual assault of young girls

    Two Racine County teenagers are facing sexual assault charges after allegedly giving alcohol to two young girls at a party and having sex with them. The 17-year-old from Waterford was charged Thursday with first-degree sexual assault of a child, while...
  • Correction: Muslim Leader-Arrest story

    In a Feb. 17 story about a lawsuit accusing the head of the Institute of Islamic Education in Elgin, Illinois, of sexual abuse, The Associated Press, based on information from the plaintiffs' law firm, erroneously referred to an umbrella group, the...