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Sexual Assault

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  • Accuser in general's sex assault trial says she feared she'd be fired

    Accuser in general's sex assault trial says she feared she'd be fired
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. -- The accuser in the sexual assault court-martial of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair testified Friday that she continued to have sex with the general for two years after she says he threatened in Iraq to kill her and her family if she...
  • Darren Sharper due in L.A. court in New Orleans rape case

    Darren Sharper due in L.A. court in New Orleans rape case
    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper, who has been accused of a string of sexual assaults, is expected in a Los Angeles courtroom on Friday regarding his most recent arrest for two alleged attacks in New Orleans. The former New Orleans Saints safety was free on...
  • Warrant: Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper acknowledged sex wasn't consensual

    Warrant: Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper acknowledged sex wasn't consensual
    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper and an acquaintance acknowledged that they had sex with two women in New Orleans "without their knowledge or permission," according to an arrest warrant released Thursday. Sharper, 38, who has been charged with seven rape...
  • Senate rejects stronger military sexual assault bill

    Senate rejects stronger military sexual assault bill
    WASHINGTON — An ambitious bill seeking to stem the rise of sexual assaults in the military died Thursday after senators from both parties refused to limit the role of commanding officers in deciding whether to prosecute such cases. Sen. Kirsten...
  • Top Army sexual assault prosecutor is suspended in assault case

    WASHINGTON - The Army said Thursday that a prosecutor responsible for sexual assault cases was under investigation in the alleged sexual assault of a female officer in 2011. Lt. Col. Joseph “Jay” Morse, the Army lawyer in charge of nearly...
  • Senate rejects Gillibrand bill on sexual assaults in military

    Senate rejects Gillibrand bill on sexual assaults in military
    WASHINGTON -- An ambitious proposal to stem the rising number of sexual assaults in the military was rejected Thursday after senators from both parties balked at limiting the role of commanding officers in deciding whether to prosecute. Sen. Kirsten...
  • Brig. Gen. Sinclair pleads guilty to inappropriate relationships

    Brig. Gen. Sinclair pleads guilty to inappropriate relationships
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, one of the highest-ranking officers ever to face a court-martial, pleaded guilty at the start of his trial Thursday morning to several charges, including an illicit affair with a female captain,...
  • Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story

    Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story
    Police say they have not yet decided whether to recommend filing charges against a Northern California transgender teen who made up a story about being sexually assaulted and beaten in a school bathroom. The 15-year-old recanted his claim about the...
  • Military judge rejects porn in opening of Brig. Gen. Sinclair's trial

    Military judge rejects porn in opening of Brig. Gen. Sinclair's trial
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge refused Wednesday to let prosecutors show pornographic images during opening statements in the sexual assault trial of Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, the former deputy commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.   ...
  • Calls for support after transgender student recants attack story

    Calls for support after transgender student recants attack story
    A transgender student who claimed he was sexually assaulted by three boys in a campus bathroom may have recanted his allegation, but the school district's board president said Tuesday that it doesn't take away from the need to pursue a more supportive...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general

    Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge refused Tuesday to dismiss sexual assault charges against a one-star general, rejecting defense allegations that the Army has unfairly prosecuted the case in response to political pressure to crack down on sexual...