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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Former Eastern Shore congressman listed in Boy Scouts' 'perversion files'

    Former Eastern Shore congressman listed in Boy Scouts' 'perversion files'
    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."...
  • Merzbacher Catholic school abuse case before federal court

    Merzbacher Catholic school abuse case before federal court
    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. Though it's...
  • Notre Dame student alleges sexual assault at knifepoint

    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...
  • 49ers' Michael Crabtree won't be charged with sexual assault

    49ers' Michael Crabtree won't be charged with sexual assault
    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...
  • Notre Dame student 'miscommunicated' information about alleged sexual assault, police say

    Baltimore City police said Friday, Oct. 26 the alleged sexual assault of a Notre Dame of Maryland University student on campus Oct. 22 was "miscommunicated" to police by the student and that "there was and is no threat to the campus or neighboring...
  • Anne Arundel Executive John Leopold stands trial this week

    Anne Arundel Executive John Leopold stands trial this week
    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. This...
  • Baltimore teacher accused of sex with student denies allegations

    Baltimore teacher accused of sex with student denies allegations
    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...
  • Former Naval Academy instructor faces sexual assault charges

    Former Naval Academy instructor faces sexual assault charges
    A Marine Corps officer who worked as an instructor at the Naval Academy has been accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman in his Annapolis apartment following the annual croquet match between the academy and St. John's College in 2011. An...
  • Fifth man sues Kevin Clash, former voice of Elmo

    Fifth man sues Kevin Clash, former voice of Elmo
    A fifth man has filed a lawsuit against Kevin Clash, the former voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," making sex abuse allegations similar to those of four other plaintiffs. Kevin Kiadii, now 25, of New York, alleges that he was 16 when he and Clash...
  • Baltimore sailor says he was told not to report rape

    Baltimore sailor says he was told not to report rape
    After he was raped by a fellow Navy sailor, Brian Lewis wanted justice. What he got, the Baltimore man told a Senate panel Wednesday, was an order to keep quiet. When commanders learned of the attack, Lewis said, he was told not to report it to...
  • Maryland ACLU sues Leopold over alleged 'enemies list'

    Maryland ACLU sues Leopold over alleged 'enemies list'
    Eleven people and the state ACLU sued Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold on Wednesday, contending that the county illegally compiled files about citizens on Leopold's alleged "enemies list," then refused to release the information collected....
  • At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him

    At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him
    It's hard to fathom what it must have been like for Dez Wells to emerge from beneath the weight of public suspicion and step into a sold-out basketball arena again and hear cheers and balls bouncing and bands playing. Those who know the Maryland player'...