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HAMMOND | A woman was abducted from a Hammond gas station March 22 and sexually assaulted in Chicago, police said.
MARKHAM | A Cook County judge set bond at $500,000 Friday for a man who prosecutors said tried to sexually attack a woman on the campus of South Suburban College.
VALPARAISO | Bond was set at $25,000 Friday for Dr. Jose Agusti on charges he sexually assaulted a female patient in his Valparaiso office.
VALPARAISO | A local doctor was taken into custody Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a female patient on two occasions last fall at his office at 60 S. Valparaiso St.
MICHIGAN CITY | Two sexual assaults were reported this week less than a mile apart in Michigan City, police said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police said Tuesday they are investigating whether a county government employee sexually assaulted a woman earlier this month inside the Lake County Government Center, 2293 N. Main St.
MICHIGAN CITY | Police are searching for a young man who allegedly invaded a woman's home, robbed her and sexually assaulted her.
HOBART | Police said they questioned five people Wednesday who were taken into custody after a home invasion and robbery in the 1200 block of Independence Drive.
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Jenn Gibbons sits on her boat in a marina in South Haven, Mich., on Aug. 5. Gibbons, 27, began a quest to row around the 1,500-mile perimeter of Lake Michigan to raise money for Chicago-based Recovery on Water, a rowing team she co-founded for breast cancer survivors., In July, she was sexua…
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. | Jenn Gibbons waited, longer than she should have, by her own estimation. She stared at the numbers on her cellphone — 9-1-1 — but hesitated to hit send.
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VALPARAISO | Dr. Abdus Lakhani pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced misdemeanor battery charge stemming from allegations he sexually assaulted a nurse on the job in September 2010.
The mother of a 14-year-old special education student is suing Gary Community School Corp. following the alleged sexual assault of the girl at the hands of two male students.
VALPARAISO | The defense in a high-profile confinement and sexual assault case is challenging a claim that the purported male victim is mentally disabled and thus was more susceptible to the attack.
PORTAGE | Police are investigating a possible sexual assault after a naked woman reportedly ran into a north side liquor store pleading for help.
CHESTERTON | Police are conducting a rape investigation after a 15-year-old girl said she was assaulted in a wooded area.
CROWN POINT | A Lake Superior Court jury on Wednesday found Keith Abell, 38, guilty on all counts in a sexual attack on a 91-year-old neighbor.
VALPARAISO | A clergyman encouraged Valparaiso University students Thursday to not simply react but to take control to prevent sexual assaults on campus.
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