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Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

WASHINGTON  (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted by a superior officer, and later, when she tried to talk about it to military officials, she “felt like the system was raping me all over again.” The Arizona Republican, a 26-year … Continue reading Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

BEIRUT | The Latest: UN warns against assault on Syria’s Idlib

BEIRUT — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 5 p.m. The head of the U.N. agency for refugees says a potential military offensive in the last rebel stronghold in Syria threatens to cause renewed displacement and discourage refugees from returning home. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Friday that … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: UN warns against assault on Syria’s Idlib

Missouri News: Update – Arrest made in assault with a weapon investigation in Columbia, 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Aug. 22

COLUMBIA, MO – UPDATE – Derrick Smith, 30, was arrested in Memphis, Tennessee at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 23 by Memphis Police.  Smith is currently in the Shelby, Tennessee County jail on Boone County Warrants for 1st Degree Felony Assault and Armed Criminal Action and felony warrants originating from the state of Tennessee. The … Continue reading Missouri News: Update – Arrest made in assault with a weapon investigation in Columbia, 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Aug. 22

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana murderer freed because it wasn’t ‘crime of violence’

BILLINGS, Mont.— A U.S. judge ordered a convicted killer from Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation released from prison on Thursday after part of his conviction was overturned for not meeting the definition of a violent crime. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lori Harper Suek wept as she told the court, including the victim’s three daughters, that she had … Continue reading BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana murderer freed because it wasn’t ‘crime of violence’

MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin WR Cephus charged with felony sexual assault

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was charged with felony sexual assault on Monday, accused of misconduct involving two women at his apartment last April. Cephus, a 20-year-old junior from Macon, Georgia, was suspended by the team shortly after he was charged with third-degree sexual assault and second-degree sex assault of an intoxicated … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin WR Cephus charged with felony sexual assault

KARACHI, Pakistan | Pakistan’s ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

KARACHI, Pakistan — The party of Pakistan’s prime minister-designate on Thursday suspended a newly elected lawmaker after a video surfaced online showing him beating up a citizen in the southern city of Karachi. The action by the party of former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, Tahreek-e-Insaf, was intended to showed that it plans to take such offenses … Continue reading KARACHI, Pakistan | Pakistan’s ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

Violent Gang Charged with Using Machetes, a Shotgun, and Other Weapons to Attack 10 Victims DALLAS ,Texas– A federal grand jury has indicted eight MS-13 members, on charges in connection with their MS-13 gang activities, including racketeering conspiracy; attempted murder in aid of racketeering; assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering; conspiracy to … Continue reading Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

Washington News: Vancouver Man, BOLUTIFE OLUSEGUN OLORUNDA Pleads Guilty To Assault on Airliner

Vancouver, Washington – U.S. Attorney R. Trent Shores announced today that BOLUTIFE OLUSEGUN OLORUNDA, 29, of Vancouver, Washington, pleaded guilty to Assault Within Maritime and Territorial Jurisdiction before U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank H. McCarthy. On May 30, 2018, while on an aircraft in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, specifically a Delta Air … Continue reading Washington News: Vancouver Man, BOLUTIFE OLUSEGUN OLORUNDA Pleads Guilty To Assault on Airliner

Wyoming News: Fort Washakie Woman, DAPHNE JEAN PEAHRORA Sentenced for Assault

Fort Washakie, Wyoming – DAPHNE JEAN PEAHRORA, 26, of Fort Washakie, Wyoming was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 2, 2018 for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Peahrora was arrested in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. She received nine months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised … Continue reading Wyoming News: Fort Washakie Woman, DAPHNE JEAN PEAHRORA Sentenced for Assault

South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Jade LaRoche Charged with Burglary and Assault

Lower Brule, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Lower Brule, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Burglary, and Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer. Jade LaRoche, age 38, was indicted on June 12, 2018. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark … Continue reading South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Jade LaRoche Charged with Burglary and Assault

South Dakota News: Eagle Butte Woman, Lynsi Bad Warrior Sentenced for Assault

Eagle Butte, S.D – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, woman convicted of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on June 11, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Lynsi Bad Warrior, age 34, was sentenced to 34 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years … Continue reading South Dakota News: Eagle Butte Woman, Lynsi Bad Warrior Sentenced for Assault

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  | Saudi-led forces begin assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates —A Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen’s exiled government began an assault Wednesday morning on Yemen’s port city of Hodeida, a crucial battle in the 3-year-old conflict that aid agencies warned could push the Arab world’s poorest country into further chaos. Iranian-aligned Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies for years have … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  | Saudi-led forces begin assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Tristan Patterson Sentenced for Assault

Lower Brule, S.D – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Lower Brule, South Dakota, man convicted of Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer was sentenced on June 11, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Tristan Patterson, a/k/a Tristan Johnson, age 20, was sentenced to 20 months in federal prison, followed … Continue reading South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Tristan Patterson Sentenced for Assault

Oregon News: Oregon Man, Nicholas James Cantrell Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Federal Prison for Assault and Firearms Charges

PORTLAND, Ore. – Nicholas James Cantrell, 28, was sentenced today to 151 months in federal prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm and assaulting a Multnomah County Sheriff deputy while being held on a federal detainer at the Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC). According to court documents, Cantrell was arrested and booked into MCDC after fleeing … Continue reading Oregon News: Oregon Man, Nicholas James Cantrell Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Federal Prison for Assault and Firearms Charges

TORONTO  | Jays closer Roberto Osuna charged with assault in Toronto

TORONTO  — Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has been charged with assault. Toronto police declined to say Tuesday whether it was domestic assault. Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu says the charge is for one count of assault, and provided no further details. The 23-year-old reliever is scheduled to appear in court June 18. Major League Baseball … Continue reading TORONTO  | Jays closer Roberto Osuna charged with assault in Toronto

Kentucky community grapples with cause of school shooting

BENTON, Ky./January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Stunned by a deadly school shooting, a grief-stricken Kentucky community is struggling to answer an agonizing question: How could one of its own have unleashed such terror? Police have not publicly identified the 15-year-old accused of opening fire Tuesday at Marshall County High School. With few details coming from authorities, … Continue reading Kentucky community grapples with cause of school shooting

In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault

NEW YORK/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Woody Allen’s alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in his films “complicit” in perpetuating a “culture of silence.” Farrow, the adopted daughter of Allen and Mia Farrow, appeared in a taped interview Thursday on “CBS This Morning.” … Continue reading In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault

Turkey vows imminent assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

ISTANBUL/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Turkey’s president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria “in the coming days” and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave aims to “purge terror” from his country’s southern border. Afrin is … Continue reading Turkey vows imminent assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

Dutoit out at 7 symphonies amid sexual assault accusations

SAN FRANCISCO /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The stellar career of world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit has come crashing down in the wake of sexual assault accusations by three singers and a musician. Symphonies from Boston to Sydney have severed ties with the maestro, and he has cancelled guest appearances with other major orchestras. The Royal … Continue reading Dutoit out at 7 symphonies amid sexual assault accusations

Dutoit out at 6 symphonies amid sexual assault accusations

SAN FRANCISCO /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Symphonies in Boston, San Francisco and Sydney have severed ties with world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit. Classical orchestras in New York, Chicago and Cleveland have announced that he’s withdrawn his services for upcoming concerts. The reaction has been swift in the classical music world following graphic sexual assault accusations … Continue reading Dutoit out at 6 symphonies amid sexual assault accusations

Police investigate alleged assault of Raheem Sterling

MANCHESTER, England / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Police are investigating the alleged assault of Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling at the club’s training ground. The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday that Sterling was kicked and racially abused as he arrived at City’s Etihad Campus on Saturday, hours before scoring twice in a 4-1 victory over … Continue reading Police investigate alleged assault of Raheem Sterling

France to tackle violence on women; Italy grapples with same

PARIS/November 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday launched an initiative to combat violence and harassment against women in France, aiming to erase a sense of shame that breeds silence among victims and changing what he said is the country’s sexist culture. In a nearly hour-long speech at the Elysee Presidential Palace, … Continue reading France to tackle violence on women; Italy grapples with same