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Sexual Assault

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  • Man allegedly attacks woman in movie theater bathroom stall

    Man allegedly attacks woman in movie theater bathroom stall
    A Moorpark man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman in a movie theater bathroom stall, authorities said. Investigators had been searching for Hector Garcia, 18, after the May 23 incident and were finally able to...
  • Campuses must distinguish between assault and youthful bad judgment

    I really didn't want to write another column that hinges on the notion of a war between the genders. But our front-page story Sunday — on legal challenges by students punished for campus sexual assaults — raises such provocative questions, I...
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info

    Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info
    If patients in Maryland want to learn about complaints or concerns about their doctors, there is little that can be made public under state law. But that's not the case in all states. Complaints made to medical licensing boards are made public in nine...
  • New Naval Academy superintendent nominated

    New Naval Academy superintendent nominated
    President Barack Obama has nominated the head of the Naval War College to serve as the next superintendent of the Naval Academy, the Pentagon announced Friday. Rear Adm. Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr., a 1981 graduate of the academy and a record-setting...
  • Acting coach accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

    Acting coach accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl
    A 54-year-old acting coach has been charged in connection with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, authorities said Thursday night. Cameron Thor is accused of assaulting the girl in the spring of 2008 in a secluded area of Agoura Hills, according to...
  • Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children

    Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children
    A former volunteer at a northwest suburban church has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two more developmentally disabled boys, prosecutors said. Robert Sobczak, 20, of Hoffman Estates, was sentenced in Cook County court Tuesday to seven years in...
  • Assembly approves bill to increase reporting of on-campus incidents

    Assembly approves bill to increase reporting of on-campus incidents
    The Assembly unanimously approved a measure Wednesday that would require college officials to relay reports of certain on-campus incidents to local law enforcement. The bill, by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), comes at a time when universities...
  • State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction

    State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction
    State health officials launched an investigation Thursday into how Dr. William Dando was allowed to practice medicine in Maryland, given his 1987 rape conviction in Florida, and they suspended his medical license because of a sexual assault indictment...
  • Suspect sought in sexual assault on Metro Purple Line

    Suspect sought in sexual assault on Metro Purple Line
    Law enforcement authorities in Los Angeles were seeking the public's help Wednesday in identifying a man who sexually assaulted a woman on a Metro Purple Line train. The victim was assaulted around 10:45 p.m. on May 17 after boarding the train at the...