sexual assault

Arizona is joining a growing movement of states extending the rights of child sexual-abuse victims to sue their alleged assailants.


A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.

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An Air Force spokeswoman says the Air Force is appalled and "deeply sorry" after Senator Martha McSally said she was raped by a superior officer.

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic

Sen. Martha McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was raped in the Air Force by a superior officer.

Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool

A nurse facing criminal charges in the rape of an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix pleaded not guilty Tuesday.