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Sexual Assault

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  • Choir director sentenced to up to 10 years for sexual assault, child porn

    Choir director sentenced to up to 10 years for sexual assault, child porn
    For more than 40 years, Singing Boys of Pennsylvania founder/director Kenneth Bernard Schade shared his passion for music with generations of children in his choir, teaching them lessons that helped mold them into well-rounded, productive adults. But...
  • Phylicia Rashad defends Bill Cosby, says media treating him unfairly

    Three more women came forward Wednesday alleging that they were sexually assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby, bringing the number of women who have stepped forward with similar accusations to more than two dozen. At the same time, Cosby's one-time co-star,...
  • Florida State's Jameis Winston to enter NFL draft, university sued by sexual assault accuser

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has decided to enter the NFL draft. He announced his decision on the same day the woman who accused him of sexual assault filed a lawsuit against the school's board of trustees. The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner said...
  • Student sues U. of Oregon after claiming rape by players

    A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by three University of Oregon basketball players filed a lawsuit Thursday against the school and head basketball coach Dana Altman. The suit alleges Altman knew when he recruited Brandon Austin that the player...
  • Florida St faces lawsuit from Jameis Winston sexual assault accuser, claims Title IX violation

    The woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault is suing the school's board of trustees. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Orlando. It requests a jury trial on claims the board had an unreasonable...
  • Stafford Man Accused Of Sexual Assaulting, Impregnating Disabled Woman

    ROCKVILLE — A Stafford man accused of impregnating a mentally disabled 29-year-old woman was charged with sexual assault in the case this week, according to court documents. Michael Higgs, 34, was arrested on Jan. 2 and charged with four counts of...
  • Bill Cosby tells woman at show "You got to be careful about drinking around me."

    Bill Cosby jokingly warned a woman in the audience during a show in Canada Thursday night to be careful drinking around him. Cosby made the remark at his second performance in a row after a string of cancellations that followed sexual assault allegations...
  • Fugitive teacher accused of sex assault of minor headed back to Lake County

    Fugitive teacher accused of sex assault of minor headed back to Lake County
    The teacher who fled to Bosnia after he was accused of sexually assaulting a minor at Ingleside’s Gavin South Middle School is expected back in Lake County on Saturday night. Michael Vucic, 41, of Lake Forest, waived extradition in Virginia,...
  • Police: Man admits to sexual assault of teen he met at church

    Police: Man admits to sexual assault of teen he met at church
    Bethlehem police said a 36-year-old man who met a teenager at church admitted to investigators that he sexually assaulted the girl. Luis Angel Aponte-Rodriguez of the 500 block of Wyandotte Street is charged with unlawful contact with a minor, corruption...
  • Sex offender charged with assaulting 4-year-old girl on CTA bus

     Sex offender charged with assaulting 4-year-old girl on CTA bus
    A convicted sex offender who had just completed his required weekly registration with Chicago police boarded a CTA bus outside police headquarters and sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl sitting with her mother, Cook County prosecutors said Friday....
  • Judge: No gag order on lawyers in Jesse Matthew sexual assault case in Virginia

    Judge: No gag order on lawyers in Jesse Matthew sexual assault case in Virginia
    A Fairfax County judge on Friday rejected a request to impose a gag order on lawyers in a sexual assault trial for Jesse Matthew, who is also accused in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Matthew has been charged in...