Sexual Abuse | Sexual Assault

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Sexual Abuse & Crime Victims News Coverage

The local, national and international news coverage below contains sexual abuse and crime victim headlines, campaigns, resources, policy changes and more. For archived news, click here.

November 2015:

How Teachers Accused of Assaulting Students Are Escaping Punishment - WCVB

Sexting Scandal Prompts Investigation, Football Forfeit - NBC News

Treasure Coast Group Training Bartenders on Dangers of Drug Related Sex Assault - WPTV

Minneapolis Man Sues Boy Scouts Alleging 1967-74 Sexual Abuse - Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Suit Claims Notre Dame Academic Coach Allegedly Coerced Athletes into Sex With Daughter - USA Today

Researches Find Drop in Giving IN Areas Hit By Sex Abuse Scandal - National Catholic

AP: Broken System Lets Problem Offices Jump Job to Job - SAUK Valley

AP: Hundreds of Officers Lose Licenses Over Sex Misconduct - CBS News

October 2015:

Roy Danny Wingo: Pasco County Substitute Teacher Accused of Molesting Young Children - WPTV

September 2015

South Florida Cop Arrested On Child Molestation Charges - PINAC News

Child Psychologist Now Facing Federal Porn Charges - Sun-Sentinel

August 2015

July 2015

Former Yankee Chad Curtis, In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Three Minors, Wants to Identify Victims - New York Daily News

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexual Assault of Florida Girl - Sun-Sentinel

What Legal Consequences Could Bill Cosby Face Now? - CNN

Why Bill Cosby's court Statements Were Revealed - Slate

Subway Suspends Relationships With Spokesman Jared Fogle After FBI Raids His Indiana Home in Child Porn Investigation - NY Daily News

Authorities Search Longtime Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle's Home - CNN

FBI Looking For Hundreds of Florida Man's Sextortion Victims - Today

Lucas Michael Chansler: FBI Seeking Information To Identify Victims Of Online Sextortion Case - WPTV

Former Fort Riley Soldier Sentenced to 10 Years For Sexual Abuse of Girl - The Wichita Eagle

Takoma Park Nanny Arrested On Multiple Child Sex Abuse Charges - WJLA

June 2015

U-Mich. Survey: 22.5% Of Female Undergrads Were Victims of Sexual Misconduct - The Washington Post

Study: 20% Of U-M Female Undergrads Sexually Assaulted - Detroit Free Press 

Tallahassee Sexual Violence Report - FSU News

Indictment Against Jacksonville Woman Reveals Graphic Details of Smuggling, Sex Trafficking - Florida Times Union

The Hunt For Child Sex Abusers Happening In The Wrong Places - Newsweek

Broward Leads Florida In Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse - Broward New Times

Ramsey County Commissioner Sues Boy Scouts, Alleging Sex Abuse - Minnesota StarTribune

Why Rape Victims Don't Fight or Yell - Washington Post

1 of 6 Women Sentenced In Mobile Home Park Sex Abuse Case - KCCI 8

Broward Pastor, School Official Guilty In Sex Abuse Case -

Molly Shattuck, Former Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader, Pleads Guilty to Fourth Degree Rape - WPTV

One In Five Female College Students Experienced Sexual Assault According to A New National Survey - 

Sister Names Victim of Alleged Hastert Abuse - CNN

DC 4th Grade Teacher Charged For Child Sex Abuse - WUSA*9

Authorities: 101 Arrested In 11 Days In Sex Predator Sting - Palm Beach Post

Army Recruiter Facing Sexual Misconduct Allegations From 10 Broward Students - Sun-Sentinel

Former Teacher Sentenced to Three Life Terms For Sex Crimes - Sun-Sentinel

Former Teacher Stephen Budd Guilty Of Sexual Battery, Molestation - Palm Beach Post

Surviving Child Sexual Abuse - New York Times

In Duggar Scandal, A Troubling Message For Girls - CNN

Mansfield Special Ed Teacher Arrested For Child Sex Assault - WFAA8 ABC

Mansfield Schoolteacher Faces Charge Of Aggravated Sexual Assault Of A Child - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Police: Sex Assault By School Bus Driver Caught On Camera - Fox3Vegas

Grandmother Says 3-Year-Old Described School Bus Sex Assault - New3LV

Former Foster Care Provider Charged with Child Sex Assault in Delaware - MyFoxPhilly

May 2015

April 2015 

Boy Sues Foster Dad and Broward Child Groups Over Alleged Sex Abuse - Sun-Sentinel

'Sextortion' Of Children Becoming A Scary Trend - San Antonio Express-News

Budweiser Pulls Controversial Slogan After Critics Say It Promotes Rape - Palm Beach Post

Boca Raton Woman Claims Massage Therapist Sexually Assaulted Her - WPTV

Senate Passes Amendment Closing Military Sex Offender Loophole - WPTV

Justice For All – Huffington Post


March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

Jameis Winston Accuser Goes Public With Story For "The Hunting Ground" - Palm Beach Post

Cardinal Blames Sex Abuse On “feminized” Church – Salon:

Montgomery Overhauling Approaches To School Sex abuse Allegations - Washington Post

Former Official Vouched For accused Priest - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Florida’s Universities Are On A Mission to Educate All About Sexual Assaults on Campus - Bradenton Herald

Unlicensed Physical Therapist Arrested In Sexual Assault - Tallahassee Democrat

Florida Sees Increase In Calls To Human Trafficking Hotline – WESH

Deerfield Beach Man Used Cellphone To Make Child Porn Video, Deputies Say – Sun-Sentinel

Boy Scout Files May Be Used In Sex Abuse Trial, Judge Rules - Huffington Post

Ruling Allows Use of 'Perversion Files' In Boy Scout Sex Abuse Case - LA Times

2 Iowans Charged In Craigslist Kidnapping, Sex Abuse Case - KCCI News 8

$10 Million Bond Set For Extradited Ex-Teacher Accused Of Abuse - Chicago Tribune
Dallas Cop Commits Suicide Amid Sex Abuse Charges -  New York Daily News

Florida Man tells Horrifying Tales Of child Sex Slavery - WTSP 10 News

Jameis Winston Accuser Sues Florida State - ESPN

Jameis Winston's Sexual Assault Accuser Files Lawsuit Against Florida State University -
University Herald

Driver Charged With Sexual Assault of Child On Bus - North West Florida Daily News

Cab Driver Convicted in Lincoln Square Sex Assault, Robbery - NBC Chicago

Longtime Bronx Catholic School Priest Admits Sexually Abusing Children: Officials
- NBC 4

Anchorage Doctor Accused Of Child Sex Abuse Faces 18 New Charges - Alaska Dispatch

Two Accusers Join Defamation Suit Against Cosby - USA Today

2 More Women Join Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby - CNN

Palm Beach Priest Accused of Sex Crimes - CBS 12

Priest Arrested In Florida; Accused Of Child Porn On Phone - WPEC


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