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Sexual Assault

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  • Man offered woman a drive home, raped her at gunpoint, deputies say

    Man offered woman a drive home, raped her at gunpoint, deputies say
    A woman told authorities that an Alabama man raped her at gunpoint in North Lauderdale and told her he'd kill her, as he had 16 other women, if she ran away, according to an arrest report. Deputies say that Jeremy Saffold, 26, of Semmes, Alabama,...
  • 12th Venice High student arrested in sexual assault case

    12th Venice High student arrested in sexual assault case
    A 12th Venice High School student sought in connection with an ongoing sex crimes investigation surrendered Tuesday, authorities said.  The student turned himself over to officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Station early Tuesday...
  • Handcuffed woman who fell from LAPD car sues, says officer assaulted her

    Handcuffed woman who fell from LAPD car sues, says officer assaulted her
    A woman who was handcuffed in Koreatown on St. Patrick’s Day in 2013, then ejected from an LAPD squad car and seriously injured is claiming in a federal lawsuit filed Monday that the officers involved sexually battered her and the department is...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, forcing her to drive for drugs

    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, forcing her to drive for drugs
    A 24-year-old man spent the early hours of Sunday driving a woman around areas near West Palm Beach forcing her to give him money for drugs, raping her and threatening her with a knife, deputies say. The woman told deputies she picked up Joseph Coyne, no...
  • W.Va. student pleads guilty in school sex case

    A male student has pleaded guilty to forcing a 15-year-old girl to have sex with him at Capital High School. Media outlets report the 17-year-old suspect pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree sexual abuse, admitting the Jan. 26 incident took place at...
  • Judge delays preliminary hearing in case against ex-NFL star Darren Sharper

    Judge delays preliminary hearing in case against ex-NFL star Darren Sharper
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Tuesday delayed until later this week the preliminary hearing for former NFL star Darren Sharper, who is accused of sexually assaulting women in four states. The Super Bowl-winning safety has been jailed...
  • Federal review of San Diego police urges more supervision

    Lack of supervision and failure to hold officers accountable contributed to a rash of misconduct involving San Diego police officers, a U.S. Justice Department review released Tuesday says. The audit offers 40 recommendations to improve recruiting,...
  • Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'

    Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'
    Pointing to the existence of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits across the country, Vice President Joe Biden told advocates in Baltimore County on Monday that the Obama administration is committed to increasing funding to help clear a backlog...
  • FDLE reviewing report about attacks at Dozier School for Boys

    FDLE reviewing report about attacks at Dozier School for Boys
    TAMPA — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened a preliminary investigation into the findings of a forensic team from the University of South Florida that has been examining burial grounds at the notorious Dozier School for Boys in...
  • Social service worker charged with sex assault of teen volunteer

    Social service worker charged with sex assault of teen volunteer
    An employee of a northwest suburban social service agency has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage volunteer at the agency, authorities said. Ricky Fecht, 56, a program specialist with Mount Prospect-based Northwest Compass Inc., appeared...
  • DA: Upper Macungie mom murdered by daughter's boyfriend

    DA: Upper Macungie mom murdered by daughter's boyfriend
    Hours after Cheryl Silvonek tried to end a relationship between her 14-year-old daughter and a 20-year-old soldier, the Upper Macungie mother fought for her life as he repeatedly stabbed her in the neck early Sunday, police say. Investigators say they...