| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Marcus Coker wears several wristbands on both arms. One of them reads, "Get Better Not Bitter."
That has been a rallying cry for Coker, who grew up in Beltsville near the Laurel line and is a product of the Laurel Boys and Girls Club youth football...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Naval Academy midshipmen will get sexual assault prevention lessons as part of classroom education beginning this fall, the academy's new commandant said Wednesday.
Previously, efforts to educate midshipmen about sexual assault and sexual harassment...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Maryland basketball player Dez Wells is filing suit against Xavier, claiming he was wrongfully dismissed by the school after being accused of sexual assault by a student during his freshman year in 2012.
Wells was never criminally charged — a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:46 PM
A former Baltimore police officer already facing state charges for prostituting his wife was indicted on a federal prostitution charge that alleged he oversaw a call-girl business with more than 300 customers.
In an indictment unsealed Friday, Lamin...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Anne Arundel County police say a 78-year-old man who they identified as a registered sex offender is facing new charges after neighbors reported he took a 13-year-old into woods in Brooklyn Park last week.
Ray Roland Porter, of Brooklyn Park, was...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:14 AM
A 31-year-old California man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for prostitution and human trafficking in Howard County Circuit Court last week.
Rowland James Duffey, who listed his address in Long Beach, Calif., was sentenced by Judge Louis A....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:31 PM
A Fort Meade man has been sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge in Baltimore to 10 years in prison for the rape of a minor during a party at Ft. Meade.
Daheem Bryant-Royal, 23, was also sentenced Wednesday to five years of supervised probation, and...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A woman running on a Columbia foot path this week was sexually assaulted, according to Howard County Police.
On Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m., police said the woman was running on a path near the intersection of Stone Cloud and Majors Lane when she heard...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:28 AM
An Aberdeen man was charged with raping someone he knows last week.
Marcus Shepperson, 23, of the 200 block of Perrywood Court, was accused Saturday of raping the woman at a home, according to a statement of charges.
He was charged with second-degree...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:09 AM
A Joppa man has been charged with attempted rape in connection with an assault in May near Little Gunpowder Falls.
A 36-year-old woman had told police May 31 that she had been sexually assaulted at 4 a.m. that day in a wooded area near the Harford...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The recent FBI raid that arrested three men in Maryland as part of Operation Cross Country that netted 150 alleged pimps in 76 cities illustrates significant governmental efforts in detecting and arresting sex offenders, including pimps and buyers.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Aberdeen police report:
Willie Lee Gordon, 42, of the 800 block of Oxford Avenue, was charged Sunday with driving without the required license and authorization and driving while his license was suspended.
Ricky Junior Milligan, 36, who has...