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Sexual Assault

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  • Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper accused of drugging, raping women

    Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper accused of drugging, raping women
    Los Angeles County prosecutors said they will ask a judge to increase the bail for a former NFL football player charged with rape to $10 million because he is suspected of raping women in four states: California, Arizona, Nevada and Louisiana. Darren...
  • Former NFL player Darren Sharper arrested on suspicion of rape

    Former NFL player Darren Sharper arrested on suspicion of rape
    Sports commentator and former NFL player Darren Sharper was arrested Friday in Los Angeles on suspicion of rape, authorities said. Los Angeles police said the 38-year-old had been linked to sexual assaults that took place in West Los Angeles last...
  • Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper accused of rape, ordered to stay in L.A.

    Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper accused of rape, ordered to stay in L.A.
    Former NFL player Darren Sharper was ordered to surrender his passport Friday after he was charged with two counts of rape by use of drugs and five other drug-related felonies. Sharper appeared in court on Friday, but his arraignment was postponed until...
  • Ex-NFL Pro Bowler Darren Sharper charged with two counts of rape

    Ex-NFL Pro Bowler Darren Sharper charged with two counts of rape
    Former NFL Pro Bowl player Darren Sharper was charged Friday with two counts of rape by use of drugs, Los Angeles County district attorney's officials said. Sharper, 38, is also facing four counts related to carrying or transporting the sedatives he...
  • Lawmakers introduce college sexual assault bill

    Lawmakers introduce college sexual assault bill
    State legislators on Monday introduced legislation that would require California colleges and universities to adopt uniform definitions of sexual assault and similar policies for reporting and preventing attacks. Senate Bill 967 was co-authored by state...
  • San Diego police officer suspected of mistreating women is arrested

    San Diego police officer suspected of mistreating women is arrested
    SAN DIEGO - A suspended San Diego police officer was arrested Sunday on suspicion of sexual battery and false imprisonment of women while on duty. Christopher Hays, 30, decorated for bravery in 2012, was arrested at 1:30 p.m. after voluntarily...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Puzzling silence after woman's fatal beating

    Puzzling silence after woman's fatal beating
    I can't understand the beating death of Kim Pham, the 23-year-old woman kicked and pummeled to death outside a popular nightclub in Santa Ana. I can't understand the silence of her friends, who were with her that night and must have seen the altercation...
  • Dylan Farrow speaks out about abuse accusations against Woody Allen

    Dylan Farrow speaks out about abuse accusations against Woody Allen
    Woody Allen's adopted daughter Dylan Farrow on Saturday repeated — and elaborated on — her assertion that the filmmaker sexually assaulted her when she was a child. Farrow's open letter, published on the New York Times website, is part of...
  • Long Beach man charged with sexually assaulting woman at his home

    Long Beach man charged with sexually assaulting woman at his home
    A 52-year-old Long Beach man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman he met at a bar, police said Thursday. Steven DeSisto is charged with two counts of felony sexual assault, one count of felony drug possession and one misdemeanor count of...