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  • Judge in rape case criticized for light sentence, remarks about victim

    Judge in rape case criticized for light sentence, remarks about victim
    A Montana judge has come under fire after handing down a 30-day sentence to a former high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student and for making statements in court that the victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in...
  • Two teens charged in South Side robberies, sex assaults

    Two teens charged in South Side robberies, sex assaults
    Two teenagers are facing felony robbery and sexual assault charges in connection with a pair of weekend incidents on the South Side, police said. According to a press release from the Chicago Police Department's News Affairs office, Rasheed Hinton, 17,...
  • Sexual assault reports rising in Illinois National Guard

    Sexual assault reports rising in Illinois National Guard
    The Illinois National Guard had 17 reported sexual assaults in 2012, a record number that leaders say reflects increased efforts to encourage victims to come forward and the work that still needs to be done nationwide to change the attitude toward...
  • Woman convicted of recruiting 14-year-old girl to be prostitute

    A 28-year-old Orange County woman was convicted Thursday of recruiting a 14-year-old out-of-state runaway to work as a prostitute. Prosecutors said it is the county's first case of human trafficking of a minor since Proposition 35 was approved by...
  • Gloria Allred is easy to criticize, but just wait 'til you need her

    Gloria Allred is back in the news and -- not that she gives a flying fig — but the haters are out in force. They call her “ambulance chaser” and “publicity hound.” They snicker that if a sex scandal is in the air,...
  • Two found guilty in gang rape of Richmond High School teen

    Two men were found guilty on all charges Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said. Jose Montano, 22, of Richmond, and Marcelles Peter,...
  • Two men found guilty in homecoming-dance gang rape in Bay Area

    Two men were found guilty Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said. The October 2009 incident attracted national headlines. Several...
  • Brown signs bill closing loophole in rape law

    SACRAMENTO — Closing a loophole in California's rape law, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill clarifying that an attacker who impersonates someone else to coerce a victim into sexual activity can be prosecuted for rape. He also approved a...
  • Four face death penalty after conviction in Indian gang rape

    Four face death penalty after conviction in Indian gang rape
    NEW DELHI – Sentencing arguments will be heard Wednesday for four men facing the death penalty after an Indian court them found guilty of raping and murdering a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in December. The closely watched case has angered,...
  • India court finds four men guilty in bus gang rape

    India court finds four men guilty in bus gang rape
    NEW DELHI -- An Indian court on Tuesday found guilty four men accused of raping and murdering a 23-year old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in December, in a case that has sparked tougher laws, fast-track courts, public outrage and extensive soul-...
  • Rockville Court Drama: Could Richard Lapointe Have Raped and Murdered Bernice Martin In Just 20 Minutes?

    Richard Lapointe, convicted of murdering his wife's 88-year-old grandmother 18 years ago, had to have committed the brutal, messy crime in a window of as little as 20 minutes. Lapointe's lawyer, in aggressive questioning of a former Manchester police...
  • Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims

    Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims
    A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...