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jerry sandusky's son jeffrey charged with child sexual abuse


one of jerry sandusky's sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father's court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.marshall said the charges were statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful contact with a minor and two counts each of photographing or depicting sexual acts, sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors.the centre county (pa.) district attorney's office said it planned to issue a statement l






jerry sandusky's son jeffrey charged with child sexual abuse


one of jerry sandusky's sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father's court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.marshall said the charges were statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful contact with a minor and two counts each of photographing or depicting sexual acts, sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors.the centre county district attorney's office said it planned to issue a statement later m






sex harassment in statehouses easy to conceal


oklahoma city — when carol johnson landed a position as a legislative assistant in the oklahoma house of representatives, she saw it as an exciting step toward her goal of serving in elected office herself someday.but the experience soon soured, johnson says, when the member she worked for began remarking on her figure and her attire, and later asked her to send him nude photos of herself."he regarded me as if my education, experience, hard work and career aspirations meant nothing," said johnson, 37, about her time in republican dan kirby's office beginning in 2012. "and that's heartbreaking and disgusting."kirby, 58, resigned last week in the face of likely expulsion after johnson testified before an investigating panel. but this outcome isn't the rule in such cases. only last year, offi






judge tosses part of ex-university of kansas rower's lawsuit


lawrence, kan. — a federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by a former university of kansas rower who alleged she was sexually assaulted by a former football player.the ruling friday means that daisy tackett will no longer be able to argue that the university should have known there was a heightened risk of sexual assault at apartments where football players lived with less supervision than in residence halls.but she can continue to pursue other claims, including that that the university was "deliberately indifferent" to her rape report, that her rowing coach made inappropriate comments about rowers' body types, and that the coach retaliated against her, the lawrence journal-world (http://bit.ly/2kdbfe1 ) reports.tackett alleges she was raped in the fall of 2014 while a freshma






sex harassment in statehouses easy to conceal


oklahoma city (ap) — when carol johnson landed a position as a legislative assistant in the oklahoma house of representatives, she saw it as an exciting step toward her goal of serving in elected office herself someday.but the experience soon soured, johnson says, when the member she worked for began remarking on her figure and her attire, and later asked her to send him nude photos of herself.“he regarded me as if my education, experience, hard work and career aspirations meant nothing,” said johnson, 37, about her time in republican dan kirby’s office beginning in 2012. “and that’s heartbreaking and disgusting.”kirby, 58, resigned last week in the face of likely expulsion after johnson testified before an investigating panel. but this outcome isn’t the rule in such cases. only last year,






jerry sandusky's son jeffrey charged with child sexual abuse


jeffrey sandusky. (centre county correctional facility via ap) bellefonte, pa. (ap) — one of jerry sandusky’s sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.marshall said the charges were statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful contact with a minor and two counts each of photographing or depicting sexual acts, sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors.the






embattled northwestern fraternity suspended in wake of reported sexual assaults


the hundreds of marchers from northwestern university were loud and raucous friday as they rounded sheridan road in evanston, chanting for the removal of a nu fraternity where alleged sexual assaults occurred in january.but the crowd soon stood silent, and listened with rapt attention as student... (genevieve bookwalter)






jerry sandusky’s son jeffrey arrested on child sex charges


bellefonte, pa. (ap) — one of jerry sandusky’s sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.marshall said the charges were statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful contact with a minor and two counts each of photographing or depicting sexual acts, sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the cent






jerry sandusky’s son jeffrey arrested on child sex charges – the denver post


bellefonte, pa. — one of jerry sandusky’s sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.centre county correctional facility via apthis undated photo provided by the centre county correctional facility shows jeffrey sandusky who was charged monday, feb. 13, 2017, with multiple charges of sexual offenses involving children.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.marshall said the charges were statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual interc






oprf says school's investigation of alleged sexual misconduct complete, won't re


oak park and river forest high school students seeking stronger sexual assault policies within the school are asking for community support through an online petition.the petition drive comes in the wake of investigations by the school and the oak park police department into an aug. 27 off-campus... (steve schering)






jerry sandusky’s son jeffrey arrested on child sex charges


bellefonte, pa. (ap) — one of jerry sandusky’s sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.marshall said the charges were statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful contact with a minor and two counts each of photographing or depicting sexual acts, sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the cent






jerry sandusky's son jeffrey charged with child sexual abuse


bellefonte, pa. — one of jerry sandusky's adult sons faces multiple charges of sexual offenses involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested.court records filed monday say 41-year-old jeffrey s. sandusky was charged with 14 counts, including criminal solicitation and corruption of minors.the online court docket says jeffrey sandusky was arraigned monday and bail was set at $200,000. he's currently in the centre county correctional facility.jeffrey sandusky's lawyer didn't immediately return a phone message. the district attorney's office says it is about to release a statement.wtaj-tv says state police accuse him of sending inappropriate texts to a victim and asking for naked photos.jerry sandusky is serving a lengthy prison






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1101 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1082 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1093 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1096 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1063 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1090 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


rep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1105 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must continue to delve into what happened because allegations about lovell’s behavior mark the second time in two years that concerns about inappropriate sexual contact by a lawmaker have rocked the tennessee state capitol.the resignation comes a day after the usa today networ






jerry sandusky's son charged with child sexual abuse


one of jerry sandusky’s six adopted sons was arrested by pennsylvania state police on monday (feb. 13). jeffrey sandusky was arraigned on 14 child sexual abuse related charges. the 41-year-old allegedly sent text messages asking the then 15-year-old daughter of his girlfriend for oral sex, in addition to asking her older sister who was only 16 for nude photos. sandusky attempted to extract photos for faulty reasoning, citing that “he works in medicine.”the alleged abuse began back in 2013, and the arrest report states that the most recent incidents took place in 2016. sandusky is currently being held on $200,000 bail. the two victims fought back against jeffrey’s demands, writing in a text, “i don’t know how many times i need to tell you no and to stop before you get it,” police said.read:






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


closeskip in skipxembedxshare freshman state house rep. mark lovell has submitted his letter of resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate contact with a woman last week, several sources, including a tennessee republican lawmaker, told the tennessean. usa todayrep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1125 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must cont






tenn. lawmaker resigns amid allegations of inappropriate sexual contact


closeskip in skipxembedxshare freshman state house rep. mark lovell has submitted his letter of resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate contact with a woman last week, several sources, including a tennessee republican lawmaker, told the tennessean. usa todayrep. mark lovell, r-eads, submitted his resignation amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with at least one woman, sources tell the tennessean.(photo: tennessee general assembly) 1113 connectlinkedinemailmorenashville — hours after freshman state house rep. mark lovell resigned amid allegations he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman last week, speaker beth harwell said any investigation into the conduct of an outgoing member would end with his departure.but house democrats say the legislature must cont






rolf harris faces sexual offences retrial


image copyrightpaformer tv star rolf harris will face a retrial over three alleged sexual assaults and one new charge of indecent assault, a prosecutor at southwark crown court has said.mr harris has pleaded not guilty to the new charge.last week, a jury cleared him of three sexual assault charges but failed to return a verdict on four counts.the 86-year-old will not face a retrial on one of the four counts that the jury could not reach a verdict on. after deliberating for just under a week, the jury found mr harris not guilty of indecently assaulting a young autograph hunter on a visit to a portsmouth radio station with her mother at the end of the 1970s.he was also cleared of groping a blind, disabled woman at moorfields eye hospital in london in 1977, and sexually assaulting a woman in






courts question distinction between sex, sexuality in discrimination cases


every night marsha wetzel barricades herself in her room at glen st. andrew living community. the 69-year-old pushes a table against the door to keep out people who may want to hurt her. since moving into the senior housing facility in niles, wetzel has been hit, spit on and rammed into by other residents because she is a lesbian, according to a federal lawsuit she filed against housing administrators for failing to intervene.in south bend, ind., kim hively teaches at a high school after she wasn't promoted to full-time math professor at ivy tech community college. she applied six times between 2009 and 2014 and was not granted any interviews, according to the lawsuit she filed in federal court against the institution. the reason, she alleges, is that someone saw her kissing her girlfriend






i couldn't see what i was doing, suspect says


a minnesota man accused of raping a woman he met at a bar said the encounter went wrong because it was dark in his room.sam john prpich, 25, of st. paul, was charged monday with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and a second count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to the criminal complaint filed against him in ramsey county district court.sam john prpich, 25, of st. paul, was charged in ramsey county district court on feb. 13, 2017, with first-degree criminal sexual conduct as well as third-degree criminal conduct for what police say was the rape of a woman he met at an uptown bar on nov. 13, 2016. photo courtesy of the ramsey county sheriff’s office. mutual friends introduced prpich and the 21-year-old woman while the two were at a minneapolis bar on nov.






new bond conditions for kendall county man charged with revenge porn


a 23-year-old newark man charged with "revenge porn" had new conditions placed on his bond during a court appearance tuesday.brandon colyer, of the 1500 block of newark road, is charged with two class 4 felonies, accused of publishing private sexual images of a woman on social media. he is the first person to be charged in kendall county under a relatively new state law targeting what is called revenge porn.on tuesday, he agreed to additional conditions of bond when he stood before judge timothy j. mccann in kendall county circuit courtroom 113.colyer, who has been out on $20,000 bail after posting $2,000 bond, agreed tuesday to additional conditions specifying that he is not to have any form of direct or indirect contact with the complainant. the judge spelled out that the no-contact orde






sandusky's son awaits hearing on child sex abuse allegations


jerry sandusky's adult son is in a pennsylvania jail, awaiting a hearing next week on charges he pressured one teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her teen sister to give him oral sex.jeffrey sandusky, 41, faces 14 counts, including solicitation of statutory sexual assault and solicitation of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. his lawyer isn't commenting on the allegations.a child abuse expert says the allegations raise the possibility that he may not have been raised in a healthy sexual environment, whether or not he was himself victimized.university of pennsylvania professor richard gelles said adult men who seek sexual contact with adolescent girls are seeking power over them and can't have a mature relationship with another adult."the sexual development in that househo






sandusky's son awaits hearing on child sex abuse allegations


jerry sandusky's adult son is in a pennsylvania jail, awaiting a hearing next week on charges he pressured one teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her teen sister to give him oral sex.jeffrey sandusky, 41, faces 14 counts, including solicitation of statutory sexual assault and solicitation of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. his lawyer isn't commenting on the allegations.a child abuse expert says the allegations raise the possibility that he may not have been raised in a healthy sexual environment, whether or not he was himself victimized.university of pennsylvania professor richard gelles said adult men who seek sexual contact with adolescent girls are seeking power over them and can't have a mature relationship with another adult."the sexual development in that househo






stanford students launch petition to reinstate attorney


outraged by news that an attorney who represented stanford university students in sexual assault complaints was let go after criticizing the school’s process of adjudicating such cases, a student group has launched an online petition demanding that university president marc tessier-lavigne immeditately reinstate the lawyer.“stanford university should not take actions to silence lawyers, both affiliated and not affiliated with the university,” reads the change.org petition.“doing so creates a silencing effect on any opinion criticizing university policy….we demand that provost persis drell and president marc tessier lavigne immediately reinstate (crystal) riggins as an approved attorney and continue to recommend her to victims of sexual assault,” said the petition, which had already gathere






former adams county teacher convicted of sex assaults on children – the denver p


denver post file photogilbert joseph trujilloa former elementary school teacher in adams county has been convicted of sexual assault on a child involving two female students.gilbert joseph trujillo, 67, was convicted tuesday of four felony criminal charges involving assaults that took place at dupont elementary school, 7970 kimberly st. in commerce city, from 2005 to 2011, according to a district attorney’s news release.trujillo was convicted of one count of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust as a pattern of abuse, one count of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, one count of attempted sexual assault by a person in a position of trust and one count of attempted sexual assault on a child.trujillo was charged in june 2015 with sexually assa






n. bellport man accused of rape, sex crimes against teen, da says


a north bellport man was arraigned tuesday on charges involving rape and sex crimes authorities say he committed against a 16-year-old girl.efrain villafane, 60, pleaded not guilty to seven counts in the indictment at his arraignment before suffolk county court judge timothy mazzei in a riverhead courtroom, suffolk district attorney thomas spota said. advertisement | advertise on newsdayvillafane, who was arrested by suffolk police on feb. 2, is accused of attacks that are alleged to have occurred in 2015 and 2016.see alsorecent li mug shotsdatali crime statshe is charged with two counts of rape in the third degree, two counts of criminal sexual act in the third degree, two counts of sexual misconduct and one count of endangering the welfare of a childvillafane posted $50,000 bond and is s






jacob wetterling's killer won't be ordered to pay restitution


danny heinrich, who confessed to the 1989 abduction and killing of jacob wetterling and the sexual assault of another boy earlier that year, will not be ordered to pay restitution to his victims, a federal judge ruled on tuesday.in a brief written ruling, u.s. district judge john tunheim explained that federal prosecutors informed the court monday that no restitution was owed to the victims in heinrich’s case.tunheim gave the government 90 days after heinrich’s nov. 21, 2016 sentencing to make the determination.heinrich, 53, is now serving a 20-year sentence at a massachusetts federal prison after reaching a deal last year to plead guilty to a single count of receiving child pornography in exchange for confessing to the october 1989 abduction and murder of 11-year-old wetterling and the se






pacific beach homeless man wins harassment settlement from police


the city of san diego has agreed to pay $15,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a homeless man who accused police of harassment and improper arrests.zack green, who has lived on the streets in and around pacific beach for decades, will get $7,500 and his lawyers will collect $7,500 in legal fees and other costs. the initial complaint sought $1 million in damages.green accepted the settlement last month, and the agreement was approved by the judge and posted online monday.“the client thought $7,500 was adequate for his time in jail,” said edward a. rose jr., one of green’s lawyers. “it’s what he said was acceptable to him.”green, who could not be reached  for comment monday, sued the city of san diego and police officer colin governski last year. he said he was wrongly targeted and jailed with






puzder is dangerous pick for labor


his company has relied on hyper-sexualized images of women to sell burgers, saying in a 2011 news release, “ugly ones don’t sell burgers.”after being delayed four times already, the senate on thursday is expected to consider the nomination of andrew puzder to lead the department of labor. the department’s job is to protect workers by ensuring minimum-wage and overtime payment, safe and healthy workplaces, and maintaining critical workforce statistics. if puzder is confirmed as secretary, dol’s fundamental enforcement role will be in jeopardy.there is an epidemic of wage theft in the united states. a survey of more than 4,000 low-wage workers conducted by the national employment law project indicated that more than 1 million employees were not paid minimum wage, not paid overtime and not gi






courts question distinction between sex, sexuality in discrimination cases


every night marsha wetzel barricades herself in her room at glen st. andrew living community. the 69-year-old pushes a table against the door to keep out people who may want to hurt her. since moving into the senior housing facility in niles, wetzel has been hit, spit on and rammed into by other residents because she is a lesbian, according to a federal lawsuit she filed against housing administrators for failing to intervene.in south bend, ind., kim hively teaches at a high school after she wasn't promoted to full-time math professor at ivy tech community college. she applied six times between 2009 and 2014 and was not granted any interviews, according to the lawsuit she filed in federal court against the institution. the reason, she alleges, is that someone saw her kissing her girlfriend






sandusky’s son awaits hearing on child sex abuse allegations


jerry sandusky’s adult son is in a pennsylvania jail, awaiting a hearing next week on charges he pressured one teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her teen sister to give him oral sex.jeffrey sandusky, 41, faces 14 counts, including solicitation of statutory sexual assault and solicitation of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. his lawyer isn’t commenting on the allegations.a child abuse expert says the allegations raise the possibility that he may not have been raised in a healthy sexual environment, whether or not he was himself victimized.university of pennsylvania professor richard gelles said adult men who seek sexual contact with adolescent girls are seeking power over them and can’t have a mature relationship with another adult.most read storiesunlimited digital acce






jerry sandusky's son, jeffrey sandusky, 41, accused of child sex assault


bellefonte, pa. -- one of jerry sandusky’s sons was arrested monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested in a highly publicized case. jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, jerry sandusky’s adopted son, was arraigned on charges monday afternoon, reports cbs affiliate wtaj.former penn state university assistant football coach jerry sandusky, left, talks with reporters as he arrives at the center county courthouse in bellefonte, pennsylvania, may 2, 2016.  gene j. puskar/ap jerry sandusky, a former penn state assistant football coach, was convicted in 2012 on multiple counts of child sex abuse and sentenced to at least 30 years in prison.jeffrey sandusky, a stalwart supporter who attended many of






universities moving away from allowing students to judge sex assaults


vancouver — when stephanie hale read the university of british columbia’s new sexual misconduct policy, she had mixed emotions.the 22-year-old undergraduate had refused to participate in a hearing last november on her complaint of sex assault because it took place under the university’s existing procedures, which allow a panel of students to judge whether an assault occurred. the hearing was held without her.now, after significant pressure from students and advocates on campus, the university has revised its draft policy to allow for highly trained, trauma-informed investigators to handle all allegations of sexual assault made against members of the ubc community.“i’m sad for myself that i didn’t get to go through a legitimate system that’s going to treat me as a participant,” said hale. “






jerry sandusky's son jeffrey arrested on child sex charges


one of jerry sandusky's sons was charged monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former penn state assistant coach was himself first arrested on child molestation charges.jeffrey s. sandusky, 41, was charged by state police and arraigned by a district judge in bellefonte on 14 counts. he was jailed on $200,000 bail.sandusky was a stalwart supporter of his father and accompanied his mother, dottie, to many of his court proceedings. on monday, dottie accompanied jeffrey sandusky to his.police accused him of soliciting naked photos from a then-16-year-old girl last year and seeking oral sex in 2013 from her then-15-year-old sister.his defense lawyer, lance marshall, declined to comment on the allegations."all children have a right to be safe," said centre co






sexual photos investigated at shakopee high school


shakopee police and school officials are investigating the spread of inappropriate photos of high school students at shakopee high school.a student approached a police school resource officer on jan. 27 in the lunch room to report that numerous images were circulating among students. shakopee police found that several students were involved in the photos at the school. shakopee police chief jeff tate said the photos appear to be of a sexual nature.the police department has interviewed a number of students related to the pictures.“we are looking into the extent to which these images were disseminated,” he said. “ we are not even sure yet if charges will be appropriate here or not. we are still trying to connect the dots and put this investigation together.”each year, tate said the district






embattled nu fraternity suspended amid reports of drugging, sex assaults


the hundreds of marchers from northwestern university were loud and raucous friday as they rounded sheridan road in evanston, chanting for the removal of a nu fraternity where alleged sexual assaults occurred in january.but the crowd soon stood silent, and listened with rapt attention as student... (genevieve bookwalter)






twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback


why it matters to you twitter is paying attention to its users views on its harassment problem even if that means killing off safety measures it deems importanttwitter is evidently listening to its community when it comes to tackling its abuse problem. the company proved that on monday when it appraised a safety update it had released just hours earlier after the site’s users criticized it. twitter followed up in a matter of hours by tweeting that it had taken the viewpoints on board and decided to shelve the feature.its original announcement declared it would no longer notify users when they were added to a list. despite being primarily used as a way to organize feeds by interests, lists can theoretically be used to abuse or intimidate people on the site (for example: someone could add a






truck crashing through bus captured on era in new york


dramatic footage shows what happened when pick-up truck slammed into a stationary bus in syracuse, new york.authorities have released the dramatic footage, captured on the bus’ surveillance eras, and announced that the elderly driver who caused the crash is being investigated.