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Sexual Assault

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  • Former Cedars-Sinai aide investigated in patient sexual assault cases

    Former Cedars-Sinai aide investigated in patient sexual assault cases
    A nursing assistant who worked at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting two patients while they were heavily medicated and too weak to resist, according to court records and interviews. The women came...
  • UCLA tackle Torian White isn't enrolled; his Bruins career may be over

    UCLA tackle Torian White isn't enrolled; his Bruins career may be over
    Torian White's football career at UCLA appears to be over. White, who was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault in November, has not enrolled at UCLA for the spring quarter. The offensive tackle was suspended from the team after his arrest. The case...
  • San Pedro man gets four years for sexually assaulting neighbor's dog

    A San Pedro man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in state prison after prosecutors say he was caught on camera climbing a backyard fence and sexually assaulting a neighboring family’s dog. Christopher Caceres, 22, pleaded guilty to one count...
  • Cedars-Sinai patient says she was sexually assaulted while medicated

    Cedars-Sinai patient says she was sexually assaulted while medicated
    A patient who claims she was sexually assaulted by a nursing assistant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center while she was heavily medicated described a feeling of helplessness when the alleged crime occurred. "It's devastating," she said, to be victimized...
  • Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story

    Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story
    Police say they have not yet decided whether to recommend filing charges against a Northern California transgender teen who made up a story about being sexually assaulted and beaten in a school bathroom. The 15-year-old recanted his claim about the...
  • Military judge rejects porn in opening of Brig. Gen. Sinclair's trial

    Military judge rejects porn in opening of Brig. Gen. Sinclair's trial
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge refused Wednesday to let prosecutors show pornographic images during opening statements in the sexual assault trial of Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, the former deputy commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.   ...
  • Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to remain jailed without bail, judge says

    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to remain jailed without bail, judge says
    A Los Angeles judge Monday again ordered ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to remain in jail without bail amid ongoing sexual assault investigations in five states. Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Sharper, 38, with two rape and five drug counts,...
  • Gen. Sinclair gets reprimand, must forfeit some pay in Army sex case

    Gen. Sinclair gets reprimand, must forfeit some pay in Army sex case
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced Thursday, receiving a reprimand and no jail time for mistreating a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous affair, to end a tumultuous court-martial that focused national...
  • Sinclair's Army reprimand and loss of pay leave both sides stunned

    Sinclair's Army reprimand and loss of pay leave both sides stunned
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — In a light sentence that stunned even his lawyers, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced to a reprimand and no jail time for mistreating a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous affair, ending a tumultuous...
  • Nursing attendant accused of sexually assaulting patient

    Nursing attendant accused of sexually assaulting patient
      A 25-year-old nursing attendant has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient at County-USC Medical Center, authorities said Thursday. Terrence Tekoh is accused of assaulting the victim Wednesday in a examination room, according to...
  • Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair gets reprimand, no jail time in sex case

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair gets reprimand, no jail time in sex case
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — In a sentence so light it stunned even his lawyers, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced Thursday to a reprimand and no jail time for misusing his authority over a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous...