Texas OKs Excusing Assault Victims From Campus PunishmentA bill prohibiting colleges and universities from punishing students who are victims of, or who witness or report sexual assaults, has cleared the Texas Legislature — and now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Facebook Rape Stirs Questions About Witnessing Crimes OnlineThe case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while some 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions: What's the obligation of bystanders? And why do they not intervene?
Fort Worth Woman Fights Off, Stabs Attempted Sex Assault SuspectFort Worth Police have arrested an attempted sex assault suspect after his victim stabbed him Friday morning.
Judge Gives Burleson Man 18 Years For RapeA 31-year-old Burleson man has been sentenced 18 years in jail for sexually assaulting three women.
White House Campaign Focuses On College Campus Sexual AssaultsFriday the White House lunched the “It’s On Us” campaign, aimed at changing the statistic that one in five women will experience an assault while on campus at the country's colleges and universities.
Report Documents Nationwide Lack Of University Rape InvestigatingIt's a first of its kind study involving sexual assault cases at colleges and universities. The report found that more than 40-percent of schools have not conducted a single sexual assault investigation in the past five years.
Perry: Texas Won't Comply With Federal Prison Rape Law Texas will not comply with parts of a federal law designed to eliminate prison rape, Gov. Rick Perry said in a letter to the U.S. Attorney General, calling the rules too costly and an infringement on state rights.
Police Search For Suspect In SMU Campus Sexual AssaultStudents on the Southern Methodist University campus are being asked to take extra precautions as police search for the person that sexually assaulted a female student Monday night.
PD Looking For Sexual Assault "Person Of Interest"Police in Irving are asking for help from the public in identifying a “person of interest” in a sexual assault.
Dallas Rape Victim Seeks Justice 1 Year LaterIt has been more than a year since Ashley Green was brutally beaten, raped and left for dead. Though she has found peace she is still hoping justice will be served.
Free Legal Help For Texas Rape VictimsThere’s new, no-cost help for sexual assault victims in North Texas. Sexual Assault Legal Services and Assistance (SALSA) has launched a phone line providing free legal help to those they call “sexual assault survivors.”
Crimes Against Women Conference Underway In DallasMen and women on the front lines of investigating and prosecuting crimes against women are meeting in Dallas. The 7th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women is underway at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Dallas.