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  • FBI seeks to update definition of rape

    The FBI is moving to change the federal definition of rape for the first time in 80 years, which authorities and women's advocacy groups hope will lead to improved tracking of the crime and an attitude shift among investigators. Critics have maintained...
  • Baltimore kicks off outreach campaign to sexual assault victims

    Baltimore kicks off outreach campaign to sexual assault victims
    City officials kicked off a public outreach campaign Wednesday to encourage victims of rape and sexual assault to seek help in the wake of revelations that Baltimore police discarded rape reports at the highest rate in the country. The campaign's theme...
  • Rethinking sexual assaults

    Rethinking sexual assaults
    Baltimore police haven't yet turned around a culture that played down complaints of sex crimes, intimidated victims and flat-out ignored most reports of rape. But the situation is much better than it was a year ago, when The Sun's Justin Fenton reported...
  • Ten Baltimore-area residents arrested in prostitution ring

    Police and federal agents arrested 10 people in Baltimore this week on charges that they ran a prostitution ring and forced women to travel to Texas for sex, according to law enforcement authorities and an indictment. Few details of the case were...
  • Fight the scourge of sex trafficking

    Fight the scourge of sex trafficking
    "Melissa," one of the girls we've encountered in street outreach in Baltimore, is originally from Baltimore County. As a child, she loved fairies and wanted to be a dancer. After her parents' divorce, she experimented with drugs, which opened her up to...
  • Human trafficking: A modern-day form of slavery

    The girl is 13, maybe 14, an unhappy adolescent with problems at home and a need to get away. Her mother spends most days getting high and is thinking about trading her child's body for drugs. The live-in boyfriend hits on her whenever mom nods out....
  • Human trafficking more prevalent than most of us realize

    Thank you for the informative but distressing, editorial "Modern day slavery" (June 6). This is the kind of information we would rather not know about — young girls being lured into prostitution — right here in Maryland! Sadly, human...
  • How should Miami handle accusations?

    Rules are rules Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune There are a lot of nonsensical and/or hypocritical NCAA rules, and one certainly can stand on a soapbox and shriek that punishing players for breaking those rules is just as hypocritical and silly. But...
  • Woman indicted on four counts of attempted murder; man indicted for human trafficking

    A 20-year-old woman who police believe deliberately crashed a car on the afternoon of Feb. 25 during an argument with her boyfriend was indicted on four counts of attempted murder last week. Charging documents reveal that the argument between Brittany...
  • Convicted sex offender fights to keep real estate license

    A longtime real estate agent who is a convicted sex offender is fighting the decision to revoke his professional license, arguing that his crimes were unrelated to his work as a real estate broker. His case, argued Wednesday before the state Court of...
  • Man twice convicted of sex crimes gets two consecutive life sentences

    A Forest Hill man, twice convicted of sex crimes, was sentenced Monday to two consecutive life sentences for the violent sexual assault against an Aberdeen woman. Anthony Eugene Robinson, 46, of the 1200 block of West Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill,...
  • Nine men charged in Laurel reverse prostitution operation

    Howard County Police have arrested nine men accused of soliciting prostitution in the Route 1 corridor in Laurel. The following men were charged Friday with solicitation of prostitution after they approached female officers working undercover: •...