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A Murray Man arrested for sex offenses appeared in Calloway Circuit court Monday to enter into a guilty plea agreement.

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  Kentucky has received a $3 million federal grant that will fund a new unit in the attorney general’s office to investigate sexual assault cold cases.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said only three percent of sexual assaults result in a conviction in court and prosecution of those cases must be stepped up. He spoke on the campus of Western Kentucky University on Oct. 9 as part of events to mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

New federal guidelines for handling allegations of sexual assault are prompting a range of reactions from school administrators. While many are expressing concerns and vowing to maintain current policy, others are breathing a sigh of relief or scratching their heads in confusion.

In the wake of a series of sexual assault allegations, college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators at NCAA member schools must now complete annual sexual violence prevention education.

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DeVos meets with "men's rights" groups on campus sexual assault

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Voting is under way for Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. Beshear said the competition is about students protecting each other from campus sexual assault.

 

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Crime statistics show human trafficking is on the rise, including here in the Ohio Valley region. Now some former victims of trafficking are raising awareness, and they've teamed up with some unlikely allies. Nicole Erwin, of the Ohio Valley ReSource, reports.

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear brought his campus sexual assault awareness effort to Murray State Monday. Beshear recently launched a video contest called ‘Voice of Justice.’

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will speak at Murray State on Monday about combating sexual assault on college campuses. 

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