The trial of Daniel Hughes is scheduled to begin today after he entered a 9-year-old girl’s room at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton and allegedly sexually assaulted her in 2011.
McCaskill says she expects many colleges and universities are not taking sexual assault reporting as seriously as they should.
The senator will survey 350 schools to learn how crimes are reported & investigated, how students are notified about services, and to gauge effectiveness of federal oversight and enforcement
Jason Ehlers, 36, was a grade school teacher in the Triad District and a former teacher in Bethalto, as well as a one-time principal in the Southwestern Community School District.
Wisconsin authorities have arrested a 36-year-old Illinois man after saying his fingerprints match those on a bag used to suffocate an teenage runaway 17 years ago.
State Representative Jay Hoffman is proposing a bill that would prevent a student with a violent offense, out of school until the legal process is completed.
Sen. Claire McCaskill said her staff has been surveying colleges nationwide to see what protections against sexual attacks are in place and how the schools support assault victims.
Floyd Duncan Jr. of Imperial is accused of sexually attacking a woman who authorities say he helped get home after she became intoxicated at a party.
Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis has dismissed a 21-year-old student who falsely claimed that she had been sexually assaulted on campus.
St. Charles City Police say they’re investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault in a bathroom at Lindenwood University’s Library.