Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.
Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university campuses.
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.
District of Columbia police say they’re looking for four suspects in a kidnapping and sexual assault.
D.C. police are investigating two incidents in which women were attacked and sexually assaulted while walking in different parts of the city.
Police say a second sexual assault has occurred at the Wheaton Metro parking garage, possibly by the same suspect.
The Missouri Democrat fears the Rolling Stone’s “bad journalism” may prevent rape victims from coming forward in the future.
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.
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.
Anonymous survey suggest victims are becoming far more willing to come forward and seek help or file complaints than in years past.