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Sexual Assault

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  • Stopping sexual assault on campus

    Stopping sexual assault on campus
    President Obama's creation of a federal task force to combat sexual assault on college campuses drives home the urgency of this complicated nationwide problem. But it will take more than a few meetings and a punchy final report to address it effectively....
  • Ex-UCLA water polo player charged with sexually assaulting 3 women

    Ex-UCLA water polo player charged with sexually assaulting 3 women
    A former UCLA water polo player has been indicted on charges of rape and sexual assault involving three different women. Hakop Jack Kaplanyan, 19, was charged in an eight-count indictment unsealed Monday by a Los Angeles County grand jury. At least...
  • Defense in sex crime case plans to put Army on trial

    Defense in sex crime case plans to put Army on trial
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — The Army is putting Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair on trial here Tuesday on charges that include sexually assaulting a female officer and threatening to kill her family. The general's lawyers intend to put the Army on trial....
  • Woman awarded $5.42 million in rape at W. Hollywood club

    A Santa Monica jury has awarded a female news producer $5.42 million after finding that a West Hollywood nightclub was negligent in the sexual assault on her in a club restroom. The 43-year-old woman sued the Here Lounge and club worker Victor Cruz,...
  • Jury awards woman $5.42 million in West Hollywood club sex assault

    A Santa Monica jury has awarded a female news producer $5.42 million after finding a West Hollywood nightclub was negligent when an employee allegedly sexually assaulted her in one of its restrooms. The 43-year-old woman sued the Here Lounge and club...
  • UCSB police sergeant calls gang rapes of two students 'horrendous'

    UCSB police sergeant calls gang rapes of two students 'horrendous'
    The second reported gang rape of a UC Santa Barbara student in as many months has shocked authorities in charge of patrolling an area not unaccustomed to sexual assaults. "We do have sexual assaults that happen, but something like this ... is...
  • Ex-Fullerton pastor sentenced for sexual battery of church member

    A former Fullerton pastor was sentenced Thursday to four months in jail, lifetime sex offender registration and three years probation for sexually battering an 18-year-old female church member. A jury earlier found Joseph Angel Olvera, 55, guilty of two...
  • 31 women accuse UC Berkeley of botching sexual assault investigations

    31 women accuse UC Berkeley of botching sexual assault investigations
    Thirty-one current and former UC Berkeley students filed two federal complaints against the university Wednesday alleging a decades-long pattern of mishandling sexual assault investigations by campus administrators. The complaints allege that...
  • Man helping with car battery sexually assaults Pierce College student

    Man helping with car battery sexually assaults Pierce College student
    Authorities are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a Pierce College student in Woodland Hills while providing her with roadside assistance. The incident occurred between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the performing arts parking lot No. 6, near the...
  • Second gang rape near UC Santa Barbara campus reported

    Second gang rape near UC Santa Barbara campus reported
    The gang rape of a UC Santa Barbara student was the second near campus in two months, and university police ramped up patrols in the area in response, authorities said Monday. The 19-year-old woman was beaten and raped by three men sometime between 12:...
  • Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges

    Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges
    Fifteen years after the alleged incident, a teacher at Bell Senior High School was arrested Friday on charges of sexual assault on a student, according to Los Angeles police and school officials. The assault allegedly happened in 1999 when the suspect,...