>> I'll order cash bail in the amount of $200,000 with the->> The alleged crimes sending shocks and shudders through a college town. Prosecutors charging this 20 year old University of Wisconsin Madison student with serially, and violently, sexually assaulting at least six women over the last two years.
Alec Cook appearing in court Thursday on counts ranging from strangulation, sexual assault, and forced imprisonment. Since news of his arrest broke last week, police say dozens of women have come forward claiming they were victims too.>> I don't think we've seen something like this in a long time, where we have so many people coming forward.
>> Cook, who pleaded not guilty, has been suspended from the university Sexual assault on campus very much in focus. The case of former Stanford University swimmer, Brock Turner, sparked outrage after he was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious women, but served only three months in jail. A now debunked story of campus rape at the University of Virginia, also the focus of a defamation lawsuit this week.
A former UVA Dean is suing Rolling Stone Magazine over a 2014 article, alleging the school ignored a gang rape that now appears to have been fabricated.