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Mar 19, 2019

Ex-College Football Player Accused of Rape Gets Plea Deal

Ex-College Football Player Accused of Rape Gets Plea Deal

A former University of South Dakota football player who was accused of raping a woman in her dorm room has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of aggravated assault and been sentenced to 10 years of probation

Mar 2, 2019

Acquitted of Sexual Assault, Baylor's Oakman Looks to NFL

Acquitted of Sexual Assault, Baylor's Oakman Looks to NFL

Former Baylor football player Shawn Oakman says he wants to try to enter the NFL after being acquitted of sexual assault.

Feb 28, 2019

Ex-Baylor Football Player Not Guilty in Rape Case

Ex-Baylor Football Player Not Guilty in Rape Case

A McLennan County jury found former Baylor University football player Shawn Oakman not guilty Thursday of raping another student in 2016, according to the Waco Tribune. The jury deliberated about two hours...

Feb 1, 2019

Baylor Investigates 3 New Rape Allegations at Dorms

Baylor Investigates 3 New Rape Allegations at Dorms

Baylor University is investigating three allegations of rape at a residence hall involving the same individuals.

Dec 15, 2018

Baylor Ties Pervade Rape Case That Sparked Uproar

Baylor Ties Pervade Rape Case That Sparked Uproar

The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor. The criminal district attorney overseeing the case...

Dec 10, 2018

Judge Approves Plea Deal for Ex-Frat Pres. Accused of Rape

Judge Approves Plea Deal for Ex-Frat Pres. Accused of Rape

Jacob Anderson, 23, is accused of drugging and raping a woman repeatedly at a frat party in 2016.

Nov 15, 2018

Guardsman at Texas Border Accused of Sexual Assault

Guardsman at Texas Border Accused of Sexual Assault

A Texas National Guard member serving at the U.S.-Mexico border is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel, authorities said Wednesday.

Aug 5, 2018

Baptist Church Camp Settles Lawsuit Over Girl's Rape

Baptist Church Camp Settles Lawsuit Over Girl's Rape

The operators of an Oklahoma church camp where a man working as a cook raped a 13-year-old Texas girl have settled a lawsuit with the girl's family.

Jul 11, 2018

UT Student's Belongings Link Suspect to Slaying: Prosecutor

UT Student's Belongings Link Suspect to Slaying: Prosecutor

Prosecutors say items belonging to 19-year-old victim Haruka Weiser were found at various places where police said Meechaiel Criner, the suspect in her slaying, was staying.

Jun 11, 2018

Ex-Texas Judge Challenges Citations in Rape Victim Case

Ex-Texas Judge Challenges Citations in Rape Victim Case

A former Texas judge is fighting disciplinary sanctions by the state's watchdog agency for issuing a court order that landed a mentally ill rape victim in jail.

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