| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In a report on three midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate, you write that "The Baltimore Sun does not identify alleged victims in sexual assault cases" ("Midshipman describes night of drinking before...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
The U.S. Naval Academy is its own kind of "Suitcase College." Midshipmen on the walled off campus are always looking for a way to escape — not the boredom, but the unending pressure.
One of the ways they can escape is to the home of a "sponsor...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:29 AM
Susan Burke, the attorney representing the victim of an alleged rape at the U.S. Naval Academy, recently filed an action in federal court to bar the academy's superintendent from deciding whether the case proceeds to a court-martial ("Lawsuit seeks...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A former employee at the world headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Montgomery County was sentenced to 150 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court this week for sexually abusing three girls between the ages of 5 and 8.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Maryland's top court upheld the convictions this week of Karl Marshall Walker Jr. a former Columbia elementary school worker whose love letters to an 8-year-old girl at the school led to precedent-setting convictions on charges of sexual abuse of a...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Violence in Baltimore is not unique or even out of the ordinary — it is to be expected. For those of us who grew up in neighborhoods that were more like war zones and in communities that were more like deserts, the truth underlying the violence...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:56 AM
An Aberdeen man has been charged with sexually abusing two teenage girls, according to a statement of charges on file in court.
Brian Craig Smith, 46, of the 1200 block of Perryman Road, has been charged with multiple counts of second-degree sex offense,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:51 AM
A second person has been arrested for allegedly abusing children at the same Aberdeen home where they were being cared for while their parents were at work.
Christopher Brown, 21, of the 700 block of Custis Street in Aberdeen, was charged March 22 with...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Federal agents and local law enforcement agencies in Maryland and across the country have arrested more than 250 men and a handful of women in a month-long operation targeting "child predators" who are part of a "disturbing trend" of adults connecting...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Major League Baseball will announce Tuesday a new policy to protect players from discrimination and harassment based on sexual-orientation, according to a report from The Associated Press.
Per MLB's new guidelines, which strengthen existing policies,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A former Baltimore County police officer will serve no jail time after pleading guilty to allegations that he filmed himself engaging in sex acts and neglected calls while on duty.
Aaron Z. Pross, 29, of Newark, Del., received an 18-month suspended...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:33 AM
A former Baltimore County firefighter from Owings Mills was sentenced in federal court to 16 years in prison late Thursday for recording his sexual abuse of two boys and soliciting and storing images of several others, according to Maryland U.S....