sexual assault

Students walk past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Va. Senate Panel OKs Mandatory Campus Sex Assault Reporting

Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.

01/26/2015

Students walk past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Va. Lawmakers far From Consensus on Campus Sexual Assault

Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university campuses.

01/22/2015

Police charged Jesse Matthew Jr. (left) with abduction in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (Photos from Charlottesville Police)

Proposed Bill Would Require Va. Colleges to Report Sex Assaults

Police at colleges and universities would be required to report campus sexual assaults to local prosecutors within 48 hours after their investigation begins, under a proposal Virginia lawmakers will consider this year.

01/13/2015

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D.C. Police Seek 4 Men in Kidnapping, Sex Assault

District of Columbia police say they’re looking for four suspects in a kidnapping and sexual assault.

01/02/2015

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D.C. Police Investigate 2 Unrelated Sexual Assaults

D.C. police are investigating two incidents in which women were attacked and sexually assaulted while walking in different parts of the city.

12/29/2014

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Second Sexual Assault at Wheaton Metro Parking Garage

Police say a second sexual assault has occurred at the Wheaton Metro parking garage, possibly by the same suspect.

12/11/2014

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., fears the Rolling Stone's "bad journalism" may prevent rape victims from coming forward in the future. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Sen. McCaskill: Rolling Stone’s ‘Bad Journalism’ A ‘Setback’ For Rape Survivors

The Missouri Democrat fears the Rolling Stone’s “bad journalism” may prevent rape victims from coming forward in the future.

12/09/2014

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house is seen on the University of Virginia campus on December 6, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Rolling Stone magazine issued an apology for discrepencies that were published in an article regarding the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia student by members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Greek Group Says U.Va.’s Suspension Isn’t Answer

A national sorority advocacy group says the University of Virginia’s suspension of Greek activities isn’t the answer to resolving sexual assault and student safety issues.

12/09/2014

File photo of University of Virginia. (Credit:  Joel Hawksley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Rolling Stone Casts Doubt on U.Va. Rape Story

Rolling Stone is casting doubt on the account it published of a young woman who says she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the University of Virginia, saying there now appear to be discrepancies in the student’s account.

12/05/2014

Assault victim Marine Lance Corporal Stacey Thompson (Ret.) calls for the creation of an independent military  justice system to deal with sexual harassment and assault in the military at a February 2014 news conference.(Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Military Sex Assaults Up 8 Percent

Anonymous survey suggest victims are becoming far more willing to come forward and seek help or file complaints than in years past.

12/03/2014

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