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Court-martial date set in Naval Academy sexual assault case

WASHINGTON — A court-martial has been scheduled for February for a U.S. Naval Academy student accused of aggravated sexual assault. Midshipman Josh Tate appeared at an arraignment Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. The court-martial is scheduled to begin Feb. ...

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Lawyers: 19 Sandusky victims settle with Penn St.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — At least 19 young men have settled with Penn State over assertions of abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to lawyers for the claimants. Many, if not all of them, have received checks from ...

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Naval Academy sexual assault case argued in federal court

A federal judge in Baltimore says she won’t order the U.S. Naval Academy superintendent to recuse himself from deciding whether three midshipmen face a court-martial in a sexual assault case. U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander said Monday she did not ...

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Pa. appeals court hears priest’s endangerment case

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania appeals court explored arguments that a Roman Catholic church official was wrongly convicted for his handling of priest sex-abuse complaints, asking government attorneys pointed questions about their novel prosecution. Monsignor William Lynn, 62, is serving three ...

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Penn State’s board authorizes Sandusky settlements

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Penn State’s Board of Trustees announced several tentative settlements have been reached with men who claim former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused them, and voted Friday to authorize members of a committee to approve settlements ...

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