| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Baltimore prosecutors are scheduled to meet Thursday with a woman to discuss further allegations of sexual abuse against John Merzbacher, a former teacher at the Catholic Community middle school in South Baltimore.
It appears to be the first time that...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Friday's conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on dozens of counts of child sex abuse — allegations of which other university officials failed to report to law enforcement years ago — is a stark reminder...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Three of County Executive John R. Leopold's top aides have threatened to sue a co-worker for libel after she accused them of sexual harassment, spying and destroying documents.
An attorney for the three aides wrote two letters to the co-worker...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Among the thousands of "perversion files" kept by the Boy Scouts of America is a Maryland-based illustration of the system's failure.
Five years after an Allegany County teacher pleaded guilty to 10 sex offenses involving 12- and 13-year-old boys in...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:43 PM
A once-prominent Eastern Shore congressman who left office in 1980 amid allegations that he had solicited sex from a 16-year-old male prostitute was flagged the same year by the Boy Scouts of America in the organization's expansive "perversion files."...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Linda Malat Tiburzi wanted a front-row seat inside a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals courtroom Tuesday, so judges could get a good look at her during a hearing involving a convicted child rapist who had taught at a Baltimore Catholic school.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:56 PM
A student at Notre Dame of Maryland University has alleged that she was sexually assaulted at knifepoint on campus in the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 22.
Notre Dame spokeswoman Nancy Carr confirmed the complaint, which was reported to students by...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:04 PM
A former midshipman who says she was raped twice while at the Naval Academy has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force officials to improve their response to sexual assaults at the service academies.
In a complaint filed Friday, the woman, now 22, says...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A former Naval Academy instructor who is accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman will be court-martialed, an academy spokeswoman said Thursday.
Marine Corps Maj. Mark A. Thompson, a former history instructor at the academy, is accused of...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Prosecutors announced Friday that charges will not be sought against 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a swanky downtown hotel.
A statement released Friday by San Francisco District Attorney George...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:37 PM
For nearly a year since John R. Leopold was charged with using his taxpayer-funded police detail to arrange sexual liaisons and defeat his political adversaries, the Anne Arundel County executive has said little in public about the allegations.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The attorney for a Baltimore private school teacher has acknowledged that his client had sex with a former student, but says he is innocent of any crime because the contact was part of a consensual, adult relationship.
Foye C. Minton, 33, of...