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Sexual Assault

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  • At Temple University, students hope to put famous alum Cosby behind them

    PHILADELPHIA As they are elsewhere, students at Temple University are busy preparing for finals and the holidays. But news outside the bubble of college life, the sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, has cast a shadow on the...
  • March trial date set for Matthew in Fairfax, Virginia, sexual assault case

    March trial date set for Matthew in Fairfax, Virginia, sexual assault case
    The man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham pleaded not guilty Friday to all charges in a separate 2005 sexual assault case in Fairfax, Virginia. His trial was set for March 9. Jesse Matthew, 32, of Charlottesville,...
  • Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks

     Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks
    The 19-year-old lay awake at night, dreading the moment when his roommate would call to him from the bunk below. There, in the dark, the roommate would utter his name, then force him to perform sexual acts, the 19-year-old eventually told police....
  • In child abuse cases, who are 'mandated reporters' under Illinois law?

    When Lake County prosecutors charged three teachers with failure to report suspected child abuse by a fellow north suburban teacher, authorities drew upon a state law that has been on the books for nearly 40 years but is rarely enforced in criminal...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • Jameis Winston's conduct hearing concludes, decision expected in 2-3 weeks

    Jameis Winston's conduct hearing concludes, decision expected in 2-3 weeks
    TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston's highly publicized code of conduct hearing concluded after two days, with the star quarterback giving his most extensive defense to date following sexual-assault allegations. At various times, the hearing was called a...
  • State college student reports sex assault in dorm

    A California University of Pennsylvania student on probation for a 2013 harassment case is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her dormitory room. Cameron Valon Hall, 23, of East McKeesport, Allegheny County, allegedly assaulted the woman around...
  • Bill Cosby accuser meets with LAPD; department 'committed' to investigating

    A woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby at the Playboy Mansion decades ago met with Los Angeles police detectives for nearly 90 minutes Friday, her attorney said. Attorney Gloria Allred told reporters that her client,...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster

    Rolling Stone admits 'discrepancies' in its campus rape blockbuster
    Rolling Stone's now-discredited story of a sexual assault at the University of Virginia is a tale of two horrors: a brutal gang rape at a fraternity house and the university's tepid response to the young woman who reported it. The piece, by contributing...
  • U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations

    U. of Virginia suspends all fraternal activities amid gang rape allegations
    Faced with mounting pressure from students, faculty and alumni, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan suspended all campus fraternities Saturday, an action prompted by a searing magazine account of an alleged 2012 gang rape inside a...