WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Claire McCaskill says she’s going to continue to block the nomination of Air Force Lt. Gen. Susan Helms, tapped to serve as vice commander of the U.S. Space Command, over concerns […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — With broad support from Republicans and Democrats, a House committee Wednesday approved legislation to tackle the growing problem of sexual assault in the armed forces by taking away the power of military […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stacey Thompson had just been stationed at a Marine Corps base in Japan when she said her sergeant laced her drinks with drugs, raped her in his barracks and then dumped […]
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Choosing future Navy and Marine leaders as his audience, President Barack Obama issued a pointed call Friday for an end to sexual assaults in the military, appealing to graduating midshipmen to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a House panel angry over sexual abuse problems in the military are set to vote on a bill that would strip commanding officers of their authority to unilaterally change or […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — As senior military leaders and government officials grapple with how to reduce sexual assaults in the military, a Pentagon report provides details of the problem. The numbers may not add up in […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a mother who saw her 5-year-old being abducted chased the suspect down and crashed her vehicle into his car, triggering a manhunt. Police say the incident unfolded Wednesday […]
CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor in Cleveland says the three women who were missing for about a decade until they were found Monday in the home of Ariel Castro had been beaten repeatedly and sexually […]
CLEVELAND (AP) — The daughter of Ohio kidnapping and rape suspect Ariel Castro says she’s embarrassed and devastated by her father’s alleged actions. Arlene Castro told ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Thursday that she is […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says military personnel who engage in sexual assault are betraying the uniform they are wearing. He says he has directed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to “step up our game […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fugitive charged with abducting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Los Angeles girl is back on American soil after being arrested in a Mexican village. He is traveling in the custody of FBI and local police to Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles lawyer says a complaint has been filed on behalf of 37 students and alumni who allege Occidental College administrators violated federal standards for dealing with their rape, sexual assault or retaliation claims.