sexual assaults

Report: Sexual Assaults Up at Naval AcademyThe number of reported sexual assaults involving students at three military service academies went down in the most recent school year, capping a year that saw the military continue to struggle with high-profile cases among leaders and in the schools.
Prince George's Co. Police Make Arrest for Sexual Assaults in Chillum Prince George’s County police have arrested a man for two separate sexual assaults cases in the Chillim area back in October.
Pentagon: Reports Of Sexual Assaults Up 46 PercentReports of sexual assaults in the military increased by an unprecedented 46 percent during the last fiscal year, the Pentagon said Thursday.
Senator Targets Military Law Over Sexual Assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped force the military to allow gays in its ranks, is determined to upend laws governing how the armed services handle an epidemic of sexual assaults.
Man Sentenced to Life for Md. Home InvasionsA man convicted of home invasions, burglaries and forced sex acts upon women has received a life sentence.
CBS News: U.S. State Department Cover-Ups Range From Prostitution Charges to Drug RingsUncovered documents show the U.S. State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal behavior ranging from sexual assaults to an underground drug ring.
Committee Passes Bill to Address Sexual Assaults 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 commanders to overturn convictions in rape and assault cases.
Obama To Naval Graduates: 'We Need Your Honor'With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has "no place in the greatest military on earth."
Senator: Assaults Let Military Culture ContinueA senator says repeated sexual assaults in the military allow a culture to continue.
Report: More Than 85,000 Military Vets Treated For Sex Assault Injuries, IllnessesNew government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
Sexual Abuse Cases Put Pentagon Under Fire One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office.
Outraged Senator: 'Pentagon Has Major Problem On Its Hands' with Sex CasesLawmakers say they're outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.