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Sergeant Accused of Sexual Assault in Missouri, Afghanistan

Prosecutors say Staff Sgt. Angel Sanchez threatened his victims, telling at least one that she would be kicked out of the Army if she didn’t go along.

05/29/2014

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) (L) and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) hold a briefing with reporters at the U.S. Capitol February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Both former prosecutors, the senators talked to reporters ahead of a potential renewed Senate floor debate over additional measures to curb rapes and sexual assaults in the military. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. McCaskill Hosts First Roundtable on Campus Sexual Assaults

Monday’s event focused on the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE Act).

05/20/2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan file photo (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

55 Schools Cited For Sexual Assault Investigation

Education secretary Arne Duncan says 2 are in Illinois (Knox College & University of Chicago). None are in Missouri.

05/01/2014

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) (L) and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) hold a briefing with reporters at the U.S. Capitol February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Both former prosecutors, the senators talked to reporters ahead of a potential renewed Senate floor debate over additional measures to curb rapes and sexual assaults in the military. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

55 Schools Face US Federal Sex Assault Probe

Sen. Claire McCaskill conducted a nationwide survey in which she asked colleges and universities to answer an 18 pages of questions on how they handle campus rape.

05/01/2014

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Man Forces His Way into Apartment, Sexually Assaults Woman

St. Charles police are searching for the man, described as an average build black man in his 20s.

05/01/2014

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno speaks about Sexual Assault in the military during an event at the Pentagon, on March 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. The event was held to highlight the month of April as sexual assault awareness month. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Military Sex Assault Claims Up 50 Percent

Reports of sexual assaults by members of the military rose 50 percent after the Pentagon began a vigorous campaign to get more victims to come forward.

05/01/2014

U.S Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event on protecting students from sexual assault at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. During the event, Biden announced the release of the first report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White House Joins Fight Against Campus Sexual Assaults

Washington task force announces what’s being done to further assist collegiate victims

04/29/2014

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2011 Child Molestation Trial Set To Begin

The trial of Daniel Hughes is scheduled to begin today after he entered a 9-year-old girl’s room at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton and allegedly sexually assaulted her in 2011.

04/21/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Conducting Survey on Campus Sexual Assault Reporting

McCaskill says she expects many colleges and universities are not taking sexual assault reporting as seriously as they should.

04/17/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Surveying Reporting of Campus Sexual Assaults

The senator will survey 350 schools to learn how crimes are reported & investigated, how students are notified about services, and to gauge effectiveness of federal oversight and enforcement

04/15/2014

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