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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Glen Burnie teacher charged with sexually abusing three students

    Glen Burnie teacher charged with sexually abusing three students
    A Glen Burnie High School English teacher was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually abusing three female students over the past two years, Anne Arundel County police said. Jeffrey Robert Sears Jr., 29, of the 400 block of Luther Road in Glen...
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Congressman Wu resigns after alleged forced sexual encounter with young woman

    On¬†weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles¬† • Eww, Wu: Congressman Wu resigns...
  • Sexual abusers win trust, then manipulate victims

    We're always shocked and saddened to hear that a young child or teenager has been sexually abused, and the recently reported alleged incidents at a Columbia climbing gym are no exception. But the sexual abuse of children is more common than you may think....
  • Merzbacher sex abuse case could get new accuser

    Merzbacher sex abuse case could get new accuser
    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...
  • Annapolis Area Christian School superintendent steps down

    Annapolis Area Christian School officials said Monday that they are looking for a new superintendent after George J.W. Lawrence Jr. stepped down amid a lawsuit brought by three former employees accusing him of sexual harassment and retaliation. In...
  • Sexual assaults are up at Naval Academy – or are they?

    Sexual assaults are up at Naval Academy – or are they?
    Reports of sexual assaults at the Naval Academy doubled last year, the fourth straight year the number has increased, according to the Defense Department. But do the findings of the Pentagon report on sexual harassment and assaults mean that such...
  • Should NCAA, others honor Joe Paterno?

    Inadequate response Mark Wogenrich The Morning Call To honor Joe Paterno is not to endorse child molestation. Poring through pages and pages of statements issued upon the former Penn State coach's death, I found many celebrating Paterno's life and...
  • 2 former Orioles batboys say they were abused by former Red Sox clubhouse manager

    As a teenager growing up in the shadow of Memorial Stadium, working as a batboy in the clubhouses with the Baltimore Orioles and opposing teams was a dream job for Ronald Shelton. But Shelton said he quietly left the job before he had planned to do so...
  • For some, sex-crime investigation reforms appear slow

    For the homeless, drug-addicted women Jacqueline Robarge works with, this summer in Baltimore was long and violent. Outreach workers with the nonprofit Power Inside heard at least eight accounts of sexual assault and rape, the most she could recall in her...
  • Anne Arundel county executive sued on sex discrimination claim

    Anne Arundel county executive sued on sex discrimination claim
    A former Anne Arundel County employee filed a $2.5 million lawsuit Friday against embattled County Executive John R. Leopold, alleging that he discriminated against female employees, pressured workers to make campaign donations and retaliated against...
  • Supreme Court decisions renew interest in petition fighting convicted child rapist's release

    Supreme Court decisions renew interest in petition fighting convicted child rapist's release
    Nearly 100 people have added their names to an online peititon seeking to keep a convicted child rapist behind bars since Wednesday, when two U.S. Supreme Court decisions appeared to bolster the man's appeal arguments and the likelihood he could be...
  • Former track coach sentenced in child pornography case

    A former track coach at Archbishop Spalding High School was ordered onto the state's sex offender registry and placed on probation Tuesday after a prosecutor said he exchanged sexually explicit images by cellphone with a female student. Brian Timothy...