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Texas officer accused of raping unconscious woman while ‘helping’ her sober up

A Texas police officer has been fired and charged the sexual assault of a woman who he was supposed to be helping because she was too drunk to drive. KHOU obtained video of police explaining what happened when they responded to a 911 call outside officer Oscar Araiza’s home last…

Oklahoma doctor charged with molesting female patients during exams

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – An Oklahoma City doctor suspected of molesting two female patients during examinations has been charged with sexual assault, the Oklahoma District Attorney’s office said on Thursday. Dr. John Fuller, a 60-year-old pain specialist, has been charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of…

Disgraced Army general fined but avoids jail in sexual misconduct case

An Army general who admitted to an adulterous sexual affair and other improper relationships with junior female officers was spared jail and dismissal from the service on Thursday, a sentence critics decried as a failure of military justice. The case that derailed the 27-year Army career of Brigadier General Jeffrey…

Former Naval Academy football player faces sexual assault trial

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former Naval Academy football player goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of sexually assaulting a female midshipman in a case that has focused attention on the spate of sexual misconduct in the U.S. military. Midshipman Joshua Tate, a junior from Nashville, Tennessee,…

Navy disqualifies 151 sailors from jobs after sexual assault review

By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday that 151 sailors had been disqualified from working as sexual assault counselors and other positions as the military tries to improve how it helps victims following a string of high-profile sexual assault cases. The sailors were disqualified mainly…

Elderly Kansas pastor arrested on rape, sexual assault charges

A longtime Dodge City resident and pastor, aged 79, was arrested Friday, in connection with multiple rape and sexual assault allegations. According to the Dodge Globe, Pastor Dr. Jerrold W. Ketner has been charged with seven counts of rape and sexual assault in the case, involving a 33 year-old female…

Ft. Hood sexual assault prevention coordinator accused of running prostitution ring

A Fort Hood Army sergeant, who coordinated the post’s sexual assault and harassment prevention program, faces multiple charges after he allegedly set up up a prostitution ring involving cash-strapped female soldiers. According to ABC News, Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen was charged Friday with 21 counts related to pandering, conspiracy,…

Court-martial begins for Army brigadier general accused of sexual assault

By Kelly Twedell FORT BRAGG, North Carolina (Reuters) – Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair’s court-martial on a sexual assault charge that could send him to prison for life got under way on Tuesday, one of the few such proceedings against a top U.S. military officer in recent decades. Sinclair, a…

Montana county attorney’s office to mother of 5-year-old victim of sexual assault: ‘Boys will be boys’

The Department of Justice (DOJ) sent a letter on Friday to the Missoula County Attorney’s Office in Montana detailing a “disturbing pattern of deficiencies” in how rape cases are handled. According to the DOJ, county attorneys routinely behaved inappropriately when dealing with the victims of sexual assault. One deputy county…

Incoming Rutgers professor accused of sexual assault in Chicago, report says

Incoming Rutgers professor accused of sexual assault in Chicago, report says (via NJ.com) NEW BRUNSWICK — A professor slated to start a new job at Rutgers University has been accused in a federal lawsuit of sexually assaulting a Northwestern University student, the Chicago Tribune reports. The student, who was a…

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