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Victims Settle With Teen Accused of Forcible Sexual Abuse

Victims Settle With Teen Accused of Forcible Sexual Abuse

The case of a Gunnison Valley High School sophomore accused of sexually assaulting multiple students has been settled. The 16-year-old boy, a football player at the school, was charged with object rape and forcible sexual abuse. On Tuesday, he admitted to eight counts of forcible sexual abuse as a part […]

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Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus

Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University student accused of sexually assaulting another student has been sentenced to six months in jail. The Herald Journal reports Scott R. Simmons was sentenced to 180 days on Monday after pleading guilty to forcible sexual abuse. The woman told a judge she knew […]

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Rape trial of Ex-Utah State football player begins

Rape trial of Ex-Utah State football player begins

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — The trial of a former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women is set to begin. Jurors will hear opening statements Monday in Brigham City in the case against 25-year-old Torrey Green. The former student athlete faces charges of committing rape, kidnapping […]

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Man charged in sex assault at fire camp agrees to plea deal

Man charged in sex assault at fire camp agrees to plea deal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Idaho inmate accused of sexually assaulting a woman after he was sent to work at a wildfire base camp in Utah has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor sexual battery. The woman approved the plea deal so she could avoid having to testify in the case, […]

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South Sanpete School District Facing Sexual Assault Lawsuit 

South Sanpete School District Facing Sexual Assault Lawsuit 

A mother of a Gunnison High School student will file a lawsuit against the South Sanpete School District over an ongoing sexual assault case. Misty Cox accuses the district and school administrators of fostering an environment that allowed three boys to allegedly assault several others, including her son. The lawsuit […]

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4 women file petition to bring sexual assault cases to court

4 women file petition to bring sexual assault cases to court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four women want the Utah Supreme Court to assign a special prosecutor to bring their sexual assault cases to court. The women filed a petition Tuesday saying Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill’s office declined to pursue charges against each of the accused men […]

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Juveniles Plead In Sanpete County Sexual Abuse Case 

Juveniles Plead In Sanpete County Sexual Abuse Case 

Three boys accused of multiple counts of rape and sexual assault in Sanpete County are denying the charges against them. The three Gunnison Valley High School students appeared in court yesterday to be formally advised of the charges. Each entered what’s called a denial plea, the equivalent of pleading not […]

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Gunnison Valley High School student facing assault charges

Gunnison Valley High School student facing assault charges

A student at Gunnison Valley High School is in custody and facing multiple sexual abuse charges. The 16-year-old student was arrested Friday afternoon and charged in the county’s juvenile court with six counts of first-degree felony object rape and five charges of second-degree felony forcible sexual abuse. According to South Sanpete […]

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Utah State investigates sex assault claim against professor

Utah State investigates sex assault claim against professor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah State University piano professor has been removed from his teaching duties as the college investigates a sexual assault allegation made against him in a recent lawsuit. University President Noelle Cockett said Wednesday in a statement that professor Dennis Hirst’s students will be reassigned […]

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Assistant fire chief in Utah charged with raping co-worker

Assistant fire chief in Utah charged with raping co-worker

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah assistant fire chief has been charged with raping a woman he worked with several times over the course of three years. Austin J. Corry, 26, appeared in court Thursday on 14 counts, including rape and forcible sexual abuse, the Daily Herald newspaper in Provo reported . […]

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