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Sexual Assault

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  • Cruise ship worker's attack left passenger with devastating injuries

    Cruise ship worker's attack left passenger with devastating injuries
    A cruise ship worker who sexually assaulted and tried to kill a sleeping passenger after hiding in her stateroom may face a tougher punishment because his crimes were so extreme and had a devastating effect on the victim. The Valentine's Day attack,...
  • Stamford Police Warn Of Rise In Alcohol-Related Incidents

    Stamford Police Warn Of Rise In Alcohol-Related Incidents
    STAMFORD — A recent rise in the number of incidents involving highly intoxicated young adults, including the sexual assault of a young woman, has police concerned, spokesman Lt. Diedrich Hohn said Friday. In the last couple of months, police...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting Pohatcong Twp. girl

    Man accused of sexually assaulting Pohatcong Twp. girl
    A 46-year-old man who the Warren County prosecutor says sexually assaulted a young girl several times near Phillipsburg was arrested Wednesday. Anthony O. Firetto of Bloombury, Hunterdon County, committed the assaults in Pohatcong Township, south of...
  • Social media plays a part in 2014 Lehigh Valley crimes

    Social media plays a part in 2014 Lehigh Valley crimes
    Some of the biggest crime stories of 2014 had readers talking and taking part in the news coverage by sharing images and insights through social media — most notably in the 48-day manhunt for Eric Frein, the suspect in the slaying of a state trooper...
  • Woman who accused NIU cop of sex assault testifies about texts

    Woman who accused NIU cop of sex assault testifies about texts
    The woman who says a Northern Illinois University police officer sexually assaulted her described in court Monday how she turned over text messages — some of which are now missing — to the officer's superiors at the campus police. The woman,...
  • Prosecutors: UberX driver told woman after sex assault, 'I made you happy'

    Prosecutors: UberX driver told woman after sex assault, 'I made you happy'
    An UberX driver brought an intoxicated female passenger who fell asleep back to his apartment and sexually assaulted her, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday, raising new questions about how the growing ride-sharing service screens its drivers....
  • Uber driver charged with sexual assault of Chicago woman

    A driver in Chicago for the ride-hailing service Uber has been charged with sexual assault after he picked up a 22-year-old woman in November and assaulted her, prosecutors said Tuesday. The driver, Maxime Fohounhedo, held an account in his wife's name,...
  • Ex-Ingleside teacher accused of molesting girl extradited from Bosnia

    Ex-Ingleside teacher accused of molesting girl extradited from Bosnia
    A former teacher in north suburban Ingleside is being extradited from Bosnia to the United States to face sexual assault charges. Michael R. Vucic is accused of assaulting a girl in 2012 while teaching at Gavin South Middle School in Ingleside. He is...
  • Canada police suspect domestic violence after Edmonton man kills 8 people, takes own life

    Police on Wednesday were investigating what prompted a man to kill six adults and two young children in Edmonton before taking his own life in a horrific rampage described as the Canadian city's worst mass shooting. Scott Pattison, a police spokesman,...
  • Rocky Hill PE Teacher Placed On Leave After Rape Charges

    ROCKY HILL – A first-year elementary school physical education teacher has been placed on leave after administrators learned he has been indicted on charges of raping a woman at a hotel in Springfield in June. The teacher, Bryan MacDonald, 22, a...
  • Looking beyond the hype to see domestic and sexual violence

    Looking beyond the hype to see domestic and sexual violence
    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....