An Army general who carried on a three-year affair with a captain and had two other inappropriate relationships with subordinates was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday, avoiding prison in one of the military's most closely watched courts-martial.
A military judge declined Monday to dismiss sexual assault charges against an Army general after reviewing what he said was evidence that political considerations influenced the military's handling of the case.
Sobbing on the witness stand, the Army captain whose sexual assault accusations triggered the court-martial of a general testified Friday that they had a three-year affair and that he threatened to kill her and her family — and "do it in a way no one would ever know" — if she ever told anyone.
As his court-martial got underway, an Army general accused of sexual assault pleaded guilty to three lesser charges Thursday, hoping his admission will strengthen his case by limiting some of the salacious evidence against him.
A jury of five two-star generals was seated Wednesday for the court-martial of an Army general believed to be the highest ranking officer to face sexual assault charges.
A military appeals court won't stop the court-martial of a U.S. Army general facing trial on sexual assault charges in North Carolina.
BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — A jury has been picked to hear child rape and other sex charges against a North Carolina evangelist who allegedly had sex with an 11-year-old girl while in southwestern Pennsylvania for some revival meetings. The Rev. Walter Bradshaw, 63, of Lexington, N.C., has been jailed in Bedford County, about 90 miles […]
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