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Sexual Assault

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  • Cleveland man indicted in 3 sexual assaults from years ago

    A Cleveland man linked by DNA to sexual assaults that happened years ago has been indicted and arrested. Thirty-three-year-old Dale Wilson was arrested Friday. He is charged with eight counts of rape and three counts of kidnapping for sexual assaults...
  • State laws on sex offenders should not be crafted by emotion

    State laws on sex offenders should not be crafted by emotion
    Jessica's Law — California's version of it, anyway — was a mess from the beginning. Voters here adopted it (as Proposition 83) in 2006 because they mistakenly believed they were cracking down on horrific crimes against children. They were...
  • USC investigating report of alleged 2013 sexual assault at fraternity

    USC investigating report of alleged 2013 sexual assault at fraternity
    USC is investigating a recent report of an alleged sexual assault that occurred at a fraternity party nearly 18 months ago, officials said Thursday. The incident allegedly occurred at a Greek Row fraternity house in late October 2013 and may have...
  • Pastor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor, Adult In Clinton

    Pastor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor, Adult In Clinton
    CLINTON — A local pastor has been charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile and an adult female who were members of his church, police said. Francisco Moran, 57, of 40 West Main Street, was charged with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault,...
  • Expelled Va. student sues to clear name after '50 Shades' style sex encounter

    Expelled Va. student sues to clear name after '50 Shades' style sex encounter
    A student expelled from George Mason University for violating its sexual misconduct policy is suing in federal court to clear his name, arguing that an encounter with a girlfriend was sadomasochistic role-playing, not sexual assault. In response, the...
  • 40 Years In Prison For Bodega Owner Who Raped Child

    40 Years In Prison For Bodega Owner Who Raped Child
    HARTFORD — A Zion Street bodega owner who repeatedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in the basement of his store was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison and five years of special parole. Ruffino Fernandez, 57, knew he faced a long...
  • 15-year-old charged as adult in sex assault of child in Woodstock: officials

    15-year-old charged as adult in sex assault of child in Woodstock: officials
    A 15-year-old male has been charged as an adult in the sexual assault of a child under age 9, authorities in McHenry County said Thursday. Authorities said they went to a residence on the southeast side of Woodstock on the evening of March 25 to check...
  • Pastor accused of sexually assaulting church members

    A Connecticut pastor has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman and a teenage girl who were members of his church and threatening to have them deported if they told anyone. Fifty-seven-year-old Francisco Moran of Clinton was charged Thursday with...
  • Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

    Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once...
  • A second Title IX complaint has been filed against Johns Hopkins University

    A second Title IX complaint has been filed against Johns Hopkins University
    A second Title IX complaint has been filed with the Department of Education against Johns Hopkins University, according to Laura Dunn, a lawyer and the executive director of SurvJustice, a nonprofit activist group working to decrease sexual violence....
  • Ex-alderman accused of child sex assault faces new charges

    A former Sheboygan alderman charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenage boy now faces additional charges related to child pornography and accepting a bribe in exchange for a sexual encounter. Kevin MatiChek as charged Wednesday with five counts...