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Utah Police Official Condemns BYU Honor Code in Wake of Sexual Assault Protests: 'It Keeps Victims from Coming Forward'

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Utah Police Official Condemns BYU Honor Code in Wake of Sexual Assault Protests: 'It Keeps Victims from Coming Forward'

Originally posted 05/02/2016 06:15PM

A prominent Provo, Utah, police official has spoken out to PEOPLE against Brigham Young University's practice of opening "honor code" investigations into students who have reported being sexually assaulted, claiming the practice inhibits victims from coming forward.

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WATCH: Sexual Abuse Survivor Helps Addicts Heal Through Equine Therapy: 'Your Story Can Save Someone's Life'

Originally posted 04/29/2016 01:25PM

Emily Davidoff overdosed on heroin 26 times before ending up in rehab in July of 2015.

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WATCH: 'I Hope You Get Raped Again:' Men Read Hate Tweets Sent to Female Sports Journalists

Originally posted 04/28/2016 03:35PM

Anybody who's ever accessed the Internet knows that harassment is everywhere, but very few see the effects those words have on their targets. A new video featuring two Chicago-area female sports journalists aims to change that.

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sued for $1.8 Million by Alleged Sex Abuse Victim

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sued for $1.8 Million by Alleged Sex Abuse Victim

Originally posted 04/26/2016 11:00PM

A former student of Dennis Hastert filed a lawsuit Monday charging that the ex-House Speaker failed to pay more than $1.8 million of a $3.5 million agreement to compensate the man for sexual abuse Hastert allegedly committed against him decades ago.

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Appeals Court Rules Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Can Proceed, Preliminary Hearing Scheduled for May 24

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UpdatePosted 04/26/2016 04:40PM

Appeals Court Rules Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Can Proceed, Preliminary Hearing Scheduled for May 24

Originally posted 04/25/2016 04:00PM

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Superior Court refused to hear entertainer Bill Cosby's request to dismiss the criminal case against him and lifted the temporary stay on the criminal case, paving the way for his trial for the alleged sexual assault of former Temple University employee Andrea Constand.

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Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Completes Second Day of Testifying Under Oath About Her Husband In Defamation Lawsuit

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Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Completes Second Day of Testifying Under Oath About Her Husband In Defamation Lawsuit

Originally posted 04/19/2016 07:20PM

Camille Cosby, Bill Cosby's wife of 52 years, wrapped up a second - and final - day of testifying under oath about her entertainer husband for a defamation lawsuit filed against the entertainer by seven women who have accused him of sexual assault.

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Prosecutors Reveal New Text Exchanges Between Jared Fogle and Adult Escorts: 'Do You Have Any Access to Young Girls?'

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Prosecutors Reveal New Text Exchanges Between Jared Fogle and Adult Escorts: 'Do You Have Any Access to Young Girls?'

Originally posted 04/19/2016 04:40PM

In response to former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle's appeal seeking to reduce the length of his prison sentence, prosecutors have filed court documents containing text messages sent by Fogle allegedly showing him trying to arrange sexual encounters with minors.

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Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Continues Deposition Today

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Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Continues Deposition Today

Originally posted 04/19/2016 11:55AM

Camille Cosby, who has stood by her husband Bill despite scores of sexual assault allegations against him, is answering questions under oath today as part of a defamation lawsuit filed against him the entertainer by seven accusers.

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California Couple Accused of Molesting 10 Children; Prosecutors Expecting to Find More Alleged Victims

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California Couple Accused of Molesting 10 Children; Prosecutors Expecting to Find More Alleged Victims

Originally posted 04/15/2016 05:30PM

Police have arrested a California couple who allegedly molested at least ten children, both boys and girls, between the ages of 3 and 17 who lived in the same Santa Clarita neighborhood, PEOPLE confirms.

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High School Band Director Allegedly Found Hiding in Teen Girl's Closet

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High School Band Director Allegedly Found Hiding in Teen Girl's Closet

Originally posted 04/15/2016 04:15PM

A Louisiana high school band director was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly hiding in a 16-year-old girl's closet, PEOPLE confirms.

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