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October 31, 2016


What’s Next: Messel Appeals Murder Charge, Faces New Charges

Daniel Messel is appealing the conviction for the murder of IU student Hannah Wilson, but he also faces new, unrelated charges for attempted rape in 2012.

September 19, 2016


Police: Suspected Rapist May Be Connected To Other Home Invasions

Police arrested 28-year-old Devin Grounds last week. They say DNA evidence now connects Grounds to another home invasion.

June 27, 2016


Former IU Student Accused Of Rape To Serve A Year Probation

Enochs agreed to plead guilty to the lesser charge of battery with moderate bodily injury, a misdemeanor.

June 15, 2016


Franklin, DePauw, Lead IN Colleges In Rate Of Reported Rapes

Notre Dame leads in total number of rapes reported on campus, but Franklin College leads with the highest number of reported rapes per 1,000 students.

June 8, 2016


What Can Indiana Do To Prevent Sexual Assault?

The state's new Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Plan focuses on stopping rape before it happens.

April 18, 2016


Three Reported Rapes, Other Crimes Down For Little 500

Officers emphasize not being alone during future Little 500 weekends.

December 31, 2015


Lawmaker Wants Consent Added to Sex-Ed Curriculum

An Indianapolis legislator says she'll introduce a bill in the 2016 session that would make consent a required part of the state’s sex-ed curriculum.

August 19, 2015


Study Outlines Barriers To Addressing Sexual Assault

The study was commissioned in response to another report showing Indiana had the second worst rate of rape among high school girls in the nation.

June 18, 2015


Bill Expanding Prosecution For Rape Signed Into Law

The bill was inspired by Jenny Wendt, whose perpetrator confessed to raping her but could not be prosecuted because of the statute of limitations.

January 20, 2015


Senate Committee OKs Expanding Rape Statute Of Limitations

Under current law, the statute of limitations to prosecute for rape is five years.

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