WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report required by Congress calls on the Department of Defense to assess how well commanding officers handle sexual assault and harassment complaints as a condition of their job.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A British woman traveling in India jumped out of the third-floor window of her hotel room on Tuesday, telling police she feared a sexual attack after the hotel’s owner tried to force his way into the room by offering her a massage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Air Force general’s decision to reverse a guilty verdict in a sexual assault case is fueling support for legislation that would prevent commanding officers from overturning rulings made by judges and juries at courts-martial proceedings.
DENVER (AP) — The appointment of the first woman to command the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs marks another breach of the “brass ceiling” that keeps women from top assignments in the military.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sexual misconduct within the Air Force’s ranks is a “cancer” that the service is committed to eradicating, the Air Force’s top officer said Wednesday at the first congressional hearing into a sex scandal at a training headquarters in Texas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Robbers stabbed a clothing store employee and sexually assaulted another during an hours-long hostage drama that ended early Friday with a police SWAT team surging into the shop and rescuing 14 workers.
NEW YORK (AP) – Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a New York City hotel maid have signed a settlement of her sexual-assault lawsuit. A judge announced the deal on Monday. The amount […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A lawsuit has been filed in federal court in San Francisco alleging current and former members of the U.S. military were sexually assaulted while serving. The women filing the lawsuit on […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A judge in Kentucky is hearing from a 17-year-old sexual assault victim who identified her attackers despite a gag order because she thought their plea deal was lenient. Savannah Dietrich testified […]
WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois police chief says a Missouri teen who was held captive in a house for more than three years went there voluntarily but was not allowed to leave when […]
(AP) – An internal audit shows Orange County officials botched the sexual harassment investigation of former public works executive Carlos Bustamante. Bustamante was arrested in July on charges of sexual assault, false imprisonment, stalking and […]
(AP) – Officials tell The Associated Press that the Air Force has relieved a top commander at Lackland Air Force base from his position in the wake of wake of a widening sex scandal. Col. […]