RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Sexual Assault

A collection of news and information related to Sexual Assault published by this site and its partners.

Top Sexual Assault Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Warrants: Suspected Serial Rapist Assaulted 2 Women In New Britain Parking Garage

    NEW BRITAIN — A former Department of Correction officer who has been charged in four sexual assaults allegedly raped two women in a city parking garage where he used to work as a security guard, according to arrest warrants obtained Tuesday. Kelvin...
  • Hellertown man admits sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl

    A Hellertown man who sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl pleaded guilty last week in Northampton County Court to four felony sex crimes. John R. Kunsman pulled down the girl's pants and sexually assaulted her Jan. 9 at a home in the borough, according...
  • Terps lacrosse player charged with sexual assault at Zac Brown Band concert

    Terps lacrosse player charged with sexual assault at Zac Brown Band concert
    A freshman Maryland men's lacrosse player was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a sleeping woman at a Zac Brown Band concert in Virginia on Sunday, police said. Benjamin Chisolm, 19, of Davidsonville, is accused of molesting a 49-year-old...
  • Senate panel consider ways to deal with campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON In a hearing Thursday about campus sexual assault, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, promised to include military institutions under the scope of the Clery Act and Title IX, laws that, respectively, require the disclosure of campus crimes and prohibit...
  • Jury chosen in rape case of Coast Guard petty officer

    MIAMI A Coast Guard judge Friday empaneled a seven-member jury to hear a South Carolina rape case in Miami starting Monday that alleges a male petty officer sexually assaulted a female Air Force staff sergeant in 2010. A lieutenant commander was...
  • 23 Years For Nurse Who Raped Young Child, Conspired To Rape 18-Month-Old

    23 Years For Nurse Who Raped Young Child, Conspired To Rape 18-Month-Old
    VERNON — A former nurse practitioner from Vernon admitted in court on Thursday that he raped a 3-year-old girl and conspired to rape an 18-month-old baby. Jay Mohler-Avery, 46, in pleading guilty, also admitted trying to get the mother of the 18-...
  • UC creates task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual assault

    UC creates task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual assault
    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Friday she is forming a task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. The group will monitor the system’s progress and work to develop best practices in...
  • College employees need more sexual assault training, audit finds

    College employees need more sexual assault training, audit finds
    Four California public universities do not do an adequate job of training employees who can respond to initial allegations of sexual harassment and violence, according to a state report released Tuesday. Auditors examined policies and practices at UC...
  • Rape kits, finally tested years later, lead to two arrests

    When the suspect in the 2006 rape of a then-13-year-old girl appeared in a Broward court Friday morning, a judge asked why it took eight years for DNA evidence to be tested. That afternoon, Hollywood Police said the rape kit in the case against Lee...
  • Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits

    Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits
    — The DNA evidence implicating a rape suspect languished in a Hollywood police refrigerator for nearly three years. Investigators finally submitted the DNA for testing earlier this year — one month after suspect Kareem Malcolm was implicated...
  • Allentown woman pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy

    An Allentown woman who admitted in court Wednesday that she sexually molested a 13-year-old boy was released on her own recognizance to await sentencing. Elizabeth Aponte, 29, pleaded guilty before Lehigh County Judge William E. Ford to statutory...