Ivan Cholakov/iStockBy LUIS MARTINEZ and ABBY CRUZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — When he took over as Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he was going to tackle the issue of sexual assault in the military head-on and look for new approaches. He also launched an Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military to take […]

kali9/iStockBy HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (OAKLAND, Calif.) — In what’s become a string of recent attacks on Asian Americans, a 75-year-old man was assaulted and robbed in Oakland, California, just before 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, authorities said. Police announced Thursday the victim of the attack had died at a local hospital. A suspect, identified […]

PinkOmelet/iStockBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The number of reported sexual assaults and unwanted sexual contact at the three military academies went down last year according to an annual Pentagon report released on Thursday, but only because the coronavirus pandemic resulted in cadets and midshipmen being sent home for the fourth academic quarter of […]

kali9/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — Assault charges against two Buffalo, New York, police officers seen in a video shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground during a protest last year have been dropped, prosecutors announced Thursday. Officers Aaron Torgalski and Robert McCabe faced felony assault charges over the June 4 incident at […]

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