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NCAA issues handbook on handling sexual assaults

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA says it has issued its member schools a new handbook that outlines the role an athletic department should play in dealing with sexual assaults. The NCAA executive committee’s statement at […]

09/03/2014

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Detectives investigating attempted sexual assault in Griffith Park

LOS ANGELES (CSN) – Police today released a composite sketch of a man who tried to sexually assault a woman on a Griffith Park hiking trail. The attack happened about 10 a.m. Wednesday near Mount […]

05/16/2014

This March 6, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, and Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate is heading toward a vote to change the military justice system to deal with sexual assault. The legislation would scrap the nearly century-old practice of an accused being able to use a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime had been committed. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

New Senate bill to combat military sexual assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate headed toward an overwhelming vote Monday in favor of big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a […]

03/10/2014

In this 2010 photo provided by the University of Missouri Athletic Department is Sasha Menu Courey. The Canadian family of former University of Missouri school swimmer says the school and its athletics department failed to properly investigate her alleged off-campus rape by as many as three football players in 2010. (AP Photo/University of Missouri Athletic Department)

Swimmer’s death casts light on campus sex assaults

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Colleges and universities are struggling with sex assaults on campus, even as they spend more time and money to comply with stricter enforcement of gender discrimination laws. But the case of […]

01/29/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Jan. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White […]

01/22/2014

An entrance to the U.S. Naval Academy campus in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

‘Culture of disrespect’ fuels academy sex assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — A culture of bad behavior and disrespect among athletes at U.S. military academies is one part of the continuing problem of sexual assaults at the schools, according to a new Defense Department […]

01/09/2014

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Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of reported sexual assaults across the military shot up by more than 50 percent this year, an increase that defense officials say may suggest that victims are becoming more willing […]

12/27/2013

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the military and their families in Anderson Hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2013, in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, defense bill

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan budget deal Thursday easing spending cuts and a defense bill cracking down on sexual assault in the military, marking a modest end to a challenging year […]

12/26/2013

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Naval academy chief discusses sexual assault case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge’s recommendation because it is his duty to make […]

12/09/2013

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Students ask feds to probe USC rape investigations

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California students have filed a federal complaint alleging the school ignored or mishandled sexual assault and rape cases. Students who alleged they were raped held a news […]

07/23/2013

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