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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Man convicted in Earth Treks sex abuse case faces additional charges

    Man convicted in Earth Treks sex abuse case faces additional charges
    A 34-year-old man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl left in his care while working as the head instructor at Earth Treks Climbing Center in Columbia faces additional charges after a second alleged victim has come forward. Michael...
  • Midshipman opts for trial by judge in assault case

    Midshipman opts for trial by judge in assault case
    A Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party asked a judge Friday to decide his fate instead of a jury in the trial that's being watched at the Annapolis institution and across the country as a bellwether of...
  • Snow postpones Naval Academy sexual assault case

    Snow postpones Naval Academy sexual assault case
    Opening statements in the case of a Naval Academy midshipman charged with sexually assaulting a classmate were delayed by Monday's snowstorm. The federal government closed in the Washington area on Monday, including the Washington Navy Yard where the...
  • Prosecutors: Naval Academy midshipman was too drunk to consent

    Prosecutors: Naval Academy midshipman was too drunk to consent
    WASHINGTON — The alleged victim in the Naval Academy sexual assault case testified Tuesday that she drank heavily before and during an April 2012 party and didn't remember having sex with any fellow midshipmen. The woman, now a senior at the...
  • Naval Academy sex assault court-martial to conclude Thursday

    Naval Academy sex assault court-martial to conclude Thursday
    WASHINGTON — Closing arguments are expected Thursday in the court-martial of a Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman, after testimony Wednesday during which the alleged victim acknowledged initially...
  • Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects

    Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects
    Federal authorities have charged 14 more corrections officers with corruption at the Baltimore jail, adding new breadth to allegations that the Black Guerrilla Family essentially took over the downtown detention center. The officers were among 19...
  • Defendant denies allegations in deaf school sex abuse case

    Defendant denies allegations in deaf school sex abuse case
    The former aide at the Maryland School for the Deaf accused of groping seven female students denied the allegations on the witness stand in Howard County Circuit Court on Friday. Clarence Taylor III, who is deaf, will have to wait until at least Tuesday...
  • VA discriminates against sexual trauma victims, advocates say

    VA discriminates against sexual trauma victims, advocates say
    The Department of Veterans Affairs is approving claims for post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from military sexual assault or harassment at rates that are "significantly lower" than those for PTSD from combat and other causes, advocacy groups said...
  • Military prosecutors could seek dismissal of Naval Academy assault case

    Military prosecutors could seek dismissal of Naval Academy assault case
    Military prosecutors are seeking to dismiss charges against one of the Naval Academy midshipmen accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate, according to the woman's attorney. Midshipman Eric Graham, a senior from Eight Mile, Ala., is facing a...
  • Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy

    Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy
    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy increased slightly last year while reports fell at the other service academies, according to an assessment to be released by the Pentagon on Friday. Overall reports at the three academies...
  • Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress

    Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress
    Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime. Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
  • Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player
    The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party. Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...