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Sexual Assault

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  • State's Attorney Mosby not personally prosecuting sex offender

    State's Attorney Mosby not personally prosecuting sex offender
    As a candidate for Baltimore State's Attorney, Marilyn Mosby said the city's then-top prosecutor needed to personally take on the case of Nelson Bernard Clifford – a sex offender who has been acquitted at trial four times on sex offense charges...
  • Allentown woman charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy

    Allentown woman charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy
    A 39-year-old woman was charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in an Allentown home last week, according to court records. Rachel Warris, of the 600 block of Dixon Street, was charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a...
  • Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules

    Former nurse did not violate probation, judge rules
    A nurse found guilty in 2008 of sexually assaulting patients did not substantially violate his probation by breaking his curfew in October 2014, an Orange County judge ruled Thursday. Kevin Laing, 53, was sentenced in 2008 to 15 years of probation for...
  • Guard recruiter convicted in Tenn. armory shooting that hurt 3

    Guard recruiter convicted in Tenn. armory shooting that hurt 3
     A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee National Guard recruiter who opened fire inside an armory and wounded three people, rejecting his claim that he was trying to kill himself and started firing wildly when a soldier grabbed him from behind....
  • June trial date set for man accused of killing Virginia student Hannah Graham

    June trial date set for man accused of killing Virginia student Hannah Graham
    The Charlottesville-area man accused of killing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham is scheduled to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges June 29. An Albemarle County judge set the trial date during Jesse Matthew's appearance...
  • Ex-Maywood cop's misconduct conviction is dismissed by DuPage judge

    Ex-Maywood cop's misconduct conviction is dismissed by DuPage judge
    An ex-Maywood police officer who was acquitted of charges that he sexually assaulted a woman while on duty now also has been cleared of a misconduct charge, his attorney said Wednesday. In November, Deon Sams had been found not guilty of the alleged...
  • Plea in sex crime ends in man's release

    Plea in sex crime ends in man's release
    Less than a month after a judge didn't accept the plea of a Valparaiso man to a sex crime involving a mentally impaired woman, he's being released from Porter County Jail. However, David John Litzau, 19, will now have to serve three years on probation....
  • June trial set for man charged in Virginia student slaying

    A man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student watched by video feed from jail Wednesday as a judge scheduled his trial for June. Jesse Matthew Jr. said little during the 20-minute hearing. As Albemarle County Circuit Judge...
  • Baltimore prosecutors dealt setback in latest case against sex offender

    Baltimore prosecutors dealt setback in latest case against sex offender
    Baltimore prosecutors might have lost their best chance to land prison time for a man who has repeatedly been acquitted of charges of sexual assault when a judge on Wednesday denied their motions to have two cases tried together to demonstrate a pattern....
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Immigration orders blocked, Obama administration pledges appeal of Texas judge's ruling The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge's order that...
  • Why Legislate Sexual Consent For College Students Only?

    Why Legislate Sexual Consent For College Students Only?
    Under a newly proposed bill in the General Assembly, men and boys accused of sexual assault are one step closer to being presumed guilty until proven innocent. Originally, it was only in the court of public opinion that the possibility of innocence...