| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent.
Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
An outspoken Naval Academy professor will return to the classroom Wednesday after the academy closed an investigation spurred by complaints from midshipmen.
Academy officials declined to provide details of the complaints against English professor Bruce...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:51 AM
An outspoken English professor at the Naval Academy has been removed from the classroom following complaints from midshipmen, academy officials confirmed Monday.
The academy would not elaborate on the nature of the complaints about Bruce Fleming, a...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex offense charges again on Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:42 PM
As he has done in three recent trials, the attorney for convicted sex offender Nelson Bernard Clifford told jurors Wednesday that he had a "consensual encounter" with a woman who says he broke into her home and attacked her.
Baltimore prosecutors told...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Friends of the woman at the center of a sexual assault investigation involving three members of the Naval Academy football team testified Monday that she appeared intoxicated on the night of the alleged attacks.
But none of the witnesses at a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Over the past two weeks, military lawyers in a Naval Academy sexual assault case have questioned witnesses, battled over testimony and debated medical records. The woman who accused three midshipmen of sexually assaulting her spent about 30 hours on a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Funneling a beer through a bong is Anne Kendzior's last memory of a night of partying inside a sparsely furnished off-campus house rented for Naval Academy lacrosse players. She says she crashed on an air mattress in a bedroom sometime around 1 a.m. and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Prosecutors told a military hearing officer on Tuesday that three Naval Academy football players engaged in sexual acts with a drunken female midshipman at an off-campus party last year and then lied about it repeatedly to investigators.
Lawyers for the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The house that was the scene of alleged sexual assaults by three Naval Academy football players looks like any other in suburban Annapolis: a brick split-level on a quiet cul de sac lined with cherry trees.
But neighbors in the Rolling Hills...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:52 PM
As the hearing into alleged sexual assaults by three members of the Naval Academy football team stretched into a fourth day Friday, the focus shifted from the accuser toward her high-profile lawyer.
Defense attorneys spent an hour grilling Baltimore-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:55 PM
A woman was groped last week on an east Columbia footpath, marking the fourth similar type of sexual assault in that area in a four-week span, according to Howard County Police.
Police believe all four incidents, on footpaths in Owen Brown and Long...