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Channel 2 NewsA Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier has been sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted in a court-martial of abusive sexual contact and three other offenses. In a Friday statement, U.S. Army Alaska spokesperson John Pennell says...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Prisons, U.S. Army, Military Justice
"We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" may be a documentary, but director Alex Gibney gives the film the feel of a propulsive espionage techno-thriller played out in the real world. The movie is in some sense two films in one. It's partly a study of...
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Channel 2 NewsThe third recent court-martial involving an Anchorage-based service member began Wednesday on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for a soldier accused of several charges, including abusive sexual contact. Army Chief Warrant Officer Guillermo Castillo sat...
Tags: Prosecution, Sex Crimes, Trials, Punishment, Abusive Behavior
Channel 2 NewsThe Army has scheduled a Wednesday court-martial for a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier accused of sexual abuse, Anchorage’s third military sex-crimes case to be publicly announced this month. A Monday statement from U.S. Army Alaska...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Punishment, Prisons, Sexual Assault, U.S. Army
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon estimated that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted in unreported incidents last year — 35% more than in 2010 — a severe trend that senior officials warned could threaten recruiting and...
Channel 2 NewsThe state's new crime lab in Anchorage is working to catch up on a backlog of cases awaiting DNA testing, with hundreds of cases at various stages of analysis. Orin Dym, the facility's forensic lab manager, says there are about 130 cases waiting to go...
The recent study estimating that there may have been 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military last year stirred a lot of tough talk from the Pentagon and the White House over the past 24 hours. But the question is whether that outrage will translate...
The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
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Channel 2 NewsAn Anchorage-based Marine Corps recruiter convicted in a court-martial Friday of sexually assaulting a friend’s girlfriend on New Year’s Eve 2011 may face local charges in the crime, according to the Anchorage Police Department. In a Monday...
Reuters* Air Force leaders say they were appalled by case * Head of anti-sex assault office arrested for sexual assault * Military sex assault reports rose nearly 200 to 3,374 in 2012 By David Alexander WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers voiced...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — Army Sgt. John Russell opened fire on U.S. mental health workers at a combat stress center in Iraq out of revenge after doctors said he was not eligible to leave the Army, prosecutors said Monday at the opening of...
Reuters(Repeats for wider subscribers) * Air Force leaders say they were appalled by case * Head of anti-sex assault office arrested for sexual assault * Military sex assault reports rose nearly 200 to 3,374 in 2012 By David Alexander WASHINGTON, May 7...
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