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Sex Assault

The 'Look'

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Style
Mike Domitrz

Dating can be a very anxious experience. We have found a person we are interested in, we have gotten up the courage to express our interest and now we are exploring the relationship by getting to know each other.

Not Knowing Is Not an Excuse

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.08.2015 | Education
Mike Domitrz

As "Yes Means Yes" policies become more common at colleges, some scholars have argued that such policies leave too much open for interpretation and ...

Huckleberry Finn Charged With Sexual Assault

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.30.2015 | Crime

KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- Police in New Hampshire say a man named Huckleberry Finn followed a woman into her home and sexually assaulted her. Police in Kee...

New York Is a Leader in the Fight Against Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 04.28.2015 | College
Christine C. Quinn

Sex assault and rape are huge problems on our campuses in New York and across the country. Indeed, evidence suggests that the information gap in this area adds to the problem and proves to be highly misleading for students and families.

Sexually Assaulted Boy's Family: Christian Radio Personality Should 'Rot In Jail'

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.11.2014 | Crime

The family of a 12-year-old boy that former Christian radio personality John Balyo has confessed to raping had strong words for him at his sentencing ...

Christian Radio Personality Charged In Child-Sex Assault Probe

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Michigan say Christian radio personality John Balyo paid to have sexual encounters with minors. Homeland Security agents and office...

Molly O'Toole

Military Brass Pushes Back Against Congressional Reforms To Reduce Sexual Assault | Molly O'Toole | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The witness table stretched across the front of the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing room Tuesday, ready for testimony from 20 pe...

Molly O'Toole

White House Wades Into Military Sexual Assault Controversy | Molly O'Toole | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

The White House delved further into the controversy over sexual assaults in the U.S. military Thursday, meeting with members of Congress in the wake o...

New Dad In Child Sex Sting: 'What Was I Thinking?'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.09.2013 | Crime

A man allegedly caught in a child sex sting admitted to police that he is a new father with an infant waiting for him at home. Colton Ellis, 20, wa...

4 Women Sought In Sexual Assault Of 19-Year-Old Man: Police

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.10.2013 | Crime

Police say four women sexually assaulted a 19-year-old man after meeting him at a Toronto nightclub, The Globe and Mail reports. On March 31, the s...

Journalist Says Dem Gal Pal Was Framed

Joliet Patch | Joseph Hosey | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

The septuagenarian lover of a 32-year-old Troy Township Democratic committeewoman jailed for an alleged sex date with a teenage boy took another shot ...

Sex Predator Loose On Campus

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.03.2012 | College

American University in Washington, D.C., has been shaken by four recent reports of sexual assault near campus. All occurred late at night or early mor...

Student Is Allegedly Sexually Assaulted By Two Football Players, But Records Stay Hidden

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 09.15.2012 | College

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa can conceal hundreds of pages of records related to its widely criticized handling of a 2007 sexual ass...

Reported Sexual Assault At Notre Dame Campus Leaves More Questions Than Answers

National Catholic Reporter | Posted 06.06.2012 | College

On her way back to St. Mary's College from the University of Notre Dame, just across the street in Notre Dame, Ind., freshman Lizzy Seeberg texted her...

Boulder Teen Tries To Help Dad Escape From Jail

Posted 01.03.2012 | Denver

Much has been made of the bond between fathers and sons, but one Boulder teen just took that bond to the next level when he tried to help his disbarre...

David Lohr

Alabama Couple Accused Of Torturing Mentally Disabled Woman | David Lohr | Posted 11.09.2011 | Crime

A northeast Alabama couple has been arrested for allegedly torturing and sexually abusing a mentally disabled woman who was recently found naked and h...

Prosecutor: Kidnapping Victim Bit Assailant Until He Let Her Go

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 10.14.2011 | Chicago

A 37-year-old woman scratched, punched and bit her assailant until he gave up trying to kidnap her from a quiet River Forest street Thursday night. ...

Former Duke Student Sues University Over Rape Case

Posted 10.04.2011 | College

A former Duke University student is suing the school over the way they handled her 2007 rape case, the Herald-Sun reported on Thursday The student...

Sleepwalker Acquitted Of Sex Assault

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Weird News

MONS, Belgium -- A Belgian court says it believes a man accused of sexually fondling a 9-year-old girl is not guilty because he did it in his sleep. ...

DSK's Day In Court Bumped To August

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Dominique Strauss-Kahn's next court date in his New York sexual assault case was postponed Monday, with prosecutors invoking a need for fu...

Youth Pastor Charged With Sexual Assault On 14-Year-Old Girl

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

Joshua Paul Amoroso, 22, was arrested Wednesday on charges of sexual assault on a 14-year-old child by a person in a position of trust. Amoroso, a ...

14 Men Charged In Sex Attacks On Texas Girl

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 09.05.2011 | Crime

LIBERTY, Texas — DNA testing delays prompted a judge Wednesday to push back until October the cases of 14 men accused of taking part in a series...

The Pierre Hotel Will Equip Housekeepers With Panic Buttons

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A hotel is promising to buy "panic buttons" for its housekeepers and start sexual harassment training after an Egyptian businessman w...

Apologetic Rapist Gets 28 Years In Prison

Posted 07.11.2011 | Chicago

A mentally ill man was sentenced to 28 years in prison Tuesday for attacking and repeatedly raping his 54-year-old neighbor recovering from knee surge...

'Boystown' Show Backer Has Criminal Past

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Story by Joseph Erbentraut, courtesy of the Windy City Times Plans going forward for "Boystown," a proposed reality television series centered on C...