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Mar 20, 2014

Army general in sex case: ‘The system worked’

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.

Mar 10, 2014

Judge finds evidence of political meddling in Army general sex case

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.

Mar 7, 2014

Accuser takes stand in general’s sex assault 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.

Mar 6, 2014

General admits guilt on three counts

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.

Mar 5, 2014

Army sex trial begins with jury of generals seated

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.

Oct 10, 2013

General’s bid to avoid trial on sex charges fails

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.

Sep 13, 2012

NC evangelist headed for trial in Pennsylvania

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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