A 26-year-old New York man has been charged with kidnapping, raping and trying to strangle a Connecticut teenager he had been dating, after they argued in text messages and phone calls.
Murders, robbery and other violent crime down
Girlfriend of accused killer testified her boyfriend strangled the victim with a rope and raped her while calling her names.
Kathryn McDonough testified she lured 19-year-old Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott to the home she shared with defendant Seth Mazzaglia, where prosecutors say Marriott was raped and murdered.
Former Connecticut football coach Paul Pasqualoni says he was never told that one of his players had been accused of sexually assaulting a woman on campus.
The Democratic Speaker of the State House and the governor have joined Republican leaders in calling for hearings into the way charges of campus sexual assaults are handled by the University of Connecticut.
Yale University has released hypothetical situations to illustrate how it handles sexual misconduct complaints, including several that would result in expulsion.
Court documents show Wesleyan University and a chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity have settled a federal lawsuit filed by a rape victim who alleged the Connecticut school knew the frat was a dangerous place for women but failed to protect female students.
A military jury in Connecticut has convicted a Navy sailor of raping a female colleague in March at his home near the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.
West Haven police say two men sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl and posted photos of the acts online.