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Sexual Assault

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  • Teen gets 9 years in videotaped sex assault posted on Facebook

    Teen gets 9 years in videotaped sex assault posted on Facebook
    A teen charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl as part of a videotaped attack that was later posted on Facebook pled guilty and was sentenced today to nine years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records. Dyquier Garrett, 17, one...
  • Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported

    Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported
    Lexie Guccione, of Buena Park, said she was riding home on a Red Line train last month when she felt something unusual: A man brushed up against her wrist as she held her purse. The train was crowded, so Guccione thought the touch was unintentional&...
  • Cops: Man walked into home and fondled sleeping woman

    Cops: Man walked into home and fondled sleeping woman
    A 33-year-old man was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 after being charged with walking into a woman's Waukegan home over the weekend and fondling her as she slept, Waukegan police said today. About 7 a.m. Sunday, Waukegan police were called to the 2600...
  • Hundreds mourn 3 children killed in Philadelphia carjacking

    PHILADELPHIA Hundreds of people gathered at a rally and vigil Tuesday evening on the grassy lot where three children were killed by a carjacked SUV that veered out of control in Philadelphia last week. Cassandra Alexander, a relative who spoke on...
  • U.S. Air Force Academy to probe reports of rape, drug use

    U.S. Air Force Academy to probe reports of rape, drug use
    DENVER (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force Academy's superintendent ordered an investigation into the school's athletic programs on Sunday amid reports of sexual assaults, drug use and academic cheating, primarily among football players at the elite...
  • Ex-Boys and Girls Club counselor gets 40 years for assaulting girl seeking job advice

    Ex-Boys and Girls Club counselor gets 40 years for assaulting girl seeking job advice
    A former guidance counselor with the Boys and Girls Club of America was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for having sex with a girl who sought advice on getting a job, prosecutors said today. Zale Hoddenbach, 45, was previously convicted by a jury...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Man withdraws guilty plea to sexually assaulting girl, 4

    In May, a Walnutport man stood before a Northampton County judge on the cusp of trial and admitted he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl, culminating in forcing her to perform oral sex. But facing sentencing Friday for the crimes, Steven R. Weidner had...
  • Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits

    Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits
    For nine years or so, untested rape kits accumulated in a Hollywood police refrigerator. The backlog grew to 94 cases, when new Police Chief Frank Fernandez ordered an audit last summer and the rape kits were discovered. The Broward crime lab began...
  • Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care

    Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care
      A Waukegan man is charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old at his wife’s home day care, authorities said. After the child cried out about the alleged assault, police arrested Mario Montes-Deoca, 60, last week and he was charged with...
  • Rape kit's testing leads to arrest in 2006 assault on teenager in Hollywood

    Rape kit's testing leads to arrest in 2006 assault on teenager in Hollywood
    The ongoing processing of long-forgotten sexual assault evidence kits has resulted in an arrest in the 2006 rape of a teenager in Hollywood, police said. Anthony Gregory Samuel, 27, is accused of being one of several men suspected of assaulting a 16-...