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Sexual Assault

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  • Peace Corps spars with its watchdog over volunteer protection law

    WASHINGTON Nearly three years after Congress passed a law named for a murdered Peace Corps volunteer from Georgia, the organization and its independent watchdog are sparring over how the law wants them to account for sexual assaults. The months-long...
  • Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty

    Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty
    An Oklahoma City police officer and former college football star is accused of forcing at least seven women to perform sexual favors for him while he was on patrol, law enforcement officials say. Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, was arrested Thursday afternoon...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Hollywood man rapes woman in alley, leaves license behind, police say

    Hollywood man rapes woman in alley, leaves license behind, police say
    A Hollywood man has been charged with two counts of sexual battery on a victim over 12 after police say he raped a woman and fled, leaving his driver's license behind. Larenz Dauquan Daniel, 20, of Hollywood, was arrested Sunday and accused of forcing...
  • State universities must do better in deterring rape

    Florida universities have a shameful record of failure in obtaining convictions for rapes reported to campus police. Of the 55 rape accusations at the state's public universities in the past two years, only seven ended in arrests. And of those cases,...
  • Two arrested in 1986 Virginia Beach sexual assault case

    Two arrested in 1986 Virginia Beach sexual assault case
    Two men have been arrested by local officials this week in a Virginia Beach sexual assault case that happened close to 28 years ago. Clarence Carvell Speller, 50, of Portsmouth, and Charles Williams, Jr., 49, of Virginia Beach, have been charged with...
  • Forensic report complicates India double rape, murder case

    NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW (Reuters) - Indian federal investigators are analyzing a forensic report that found that two teenage girls, earlier believed to have been raped before they were murdered, were not sexually assaulted. Images of the cousins, still hanging...
  • Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon

    Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon
    The body of a Chicago woman who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and stuffed in a suitcase at a resort hotel in Bali is expected to be sent back to the U.S. to be examined by the FBI. Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a hard-sided...
  • Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly

    Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly
    In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death of her mother on the resort island of Bali, Heather Mack was accused of locking her mother in a closet, stealing thousands of dollars from her, punching and biting her repeatedly, and once...
  • Oklahoma City policeman arrested for raping women while on patrol

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol, police said. Daniel Holtzclaw, a three-year veteran, was booked on charges that included rape, oral...
  • New law requires civilian investigation of military sex assault cases

    New law requires civilian investigation of military sex assault cases
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Thursday a measure requiring that sexual assault allegations by members of the California National Guard, State Military Reserve, and the Naval Militia be investigated and prosecuted by local civilian prosecutors instead...