Police: Woman Assaulted in Shower

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man is in jail, accused of sexually assaulting a woman he did not know while she was in the shower, and they say his cell phone helped track him down. The District Attorney’s Office says 22-year-old Ronald Vaughan went into eight different homes solely with the intention of trying to … Continue reading »

Sex Assault Legislation Enacted

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNN) — A new law in California will change the way sexual assaults are investigated on college campuses. The law requires universities to have a “victim-centered” policy in responding to sexual assaults. The “Yes Means Yes” bill also specifies silence and a lack of resistance doesn’t constitute consent. The new state law comes … Continue reading »

UO Sex Assault Victim Releases Statement

EUGENE, Ore. — The woman who claimed three University of Oregon basketball players raped her is finally speaking out in an open letter. The letter, provided by her attorney, was then released by student-run newspaper, The Daily Emerald. “We laud her for her composure, how she handled these incredibly traumatic, awful events that never should … Continue reading »

Colleges Under Review for Assault Claims

(CNN) — For the first time, the education department has revealed a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for how they handle campus sex assault claims. Small colleges, state universities and some of the Ivy League schools are included. The White House says it’s part of an effort to bring more attention to … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Sex Abuse Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Police arrested a man connected to a sex abuse case from last August near the University of Oregon. Eugene and Springfield police officers arrested Christopher Warren Mack for questioning Wednesday. He was lodged in the Lane County Jail for first degree sex abuse. The victim told police that on Aug. 23, Mack … Continue reading »