May 13, 2014

U.S. base worker held on Okinawa sex charges

Amid a no-tolerance policy for misconduct on U.S. military bases in Japan, prosecutors on Monday indicted a military employee in Japan for allegedly having sex with a drunken underage girl. Ricky Isiah Sherwood, 18, a part-time lifeguard and nephew of a serviceman, was arrested ...

Jurors stress 'fairness' of sentences for rapists

/ Mar 7, 2013

Jurors stress 'fairness' of sentences for rapists

After helping deliver prison sentences Friday to two U.S. servicemen guilty of rape, lay judges in a high-profile trial in Okinawa said they suppressed personal emotions to keep their judgment unclouded by anger toward the U.S. military bases in the prefecture. “The defendant is ...