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Report Documents Nationwide Lack Of University Rape Investigating

It’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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2014

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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.

04/01/2014

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Police Search For Suspect In SMU Campus Sexual Assault

Students 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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2012

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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.

07/18/2012

RAPE SURVIVOR.

Dallas Rape Victim Seeks Justice 1 Year Later

It 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.

07/08/2012

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Free Legal Help For Texas Rape Victims

There’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.”

05/30/2012

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Crimes Against Women Conference Underway In Dallas

Men 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.

03/26/2012

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Old DNA Can Affect Punishment In New Unrelated Texas Cases

A change in state law now allows a DNA match to be part of a person’s criminal record and part of the punishment phase of an unrelated case when the suspect is convicted.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2010

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Unknown Rape Suspect Linked To 3 Attacks

The same suspect has been linked to a number of sexual assaults in the city of Dallas, now police are asking for your help identifying him.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2010