| May 30, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Howard County Police arrested and charged 18 men with soliciting prostitution Wednesday after conducting its second prostitution sting of the year.
Detectives and female officers arrested and charged the men for soliciting prostitution along the...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:49 PM
An 18-year-old Bel Air man is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl at her home on Tuesday.
Justin T. Sparr, of the 900 block of Buckland Place, has been charged with second-degree rape and second-degree assault, according to court records.
| May 31, 2013
| 6:50 PM
The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday.
The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Allison Pavlansky knows the challenges facing the military: Questions about mission after two long wars; budget pressures and spending cuts; rising reports of sexual assaults, and the scrutiny they have drawn.
As she prepared to take her oath at the U....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
A woman told police she was sexually assaulted in the woods near Little Gunpowder Falls early Friday morning, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
The 36-year-old female said she was assaulted at 4 a.m. in a wooded area near the Harford...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
In Kevin Rector's blog posting, "LGBT inmates report sexual victimization at much higher percentages" (May 20), he assumes that "other" sexual orientation is transgender. Sexual orientation refers to one's inclination in sexual and romantic partners;...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Sixteen years ago, Robert Shadley, then a major general in the Army, uncovered disturbing news from an important Army training facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Drill sergeants and other instructors were regularly using their power to get sexual...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:58 PM
President Barack Obama told Naval Academy graduates Friday that declining faith in government and other institutions makes it more important than ever that they retain their moral center as they embark on military careers.
As a cold rain fell on the 1,...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Bel Air Police say they are investigating an abduction and attempted sexual assault that began on the town's southwest side late the evening of May 14.
At approximately 11 p.m., the victim, a woman in her mid-20s, reported stopping in the area of...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Given the lack of interest in Congress in protecting children from guns, it was nice to hear a grown-up in Washington speak on behalf of kids, any kids — in this case, the nearly 40,000 kids who live with same-sex parents in California.
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:20 PM
When Nancy Aiken talks to students in Baltimore's Orthodox Jewish community about domestic violence and sexual assaults, she asks the boys a simple question: How many of you want to grow up to be a perpetrator of violence?
Aiken knows the students...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:04 PM
A Baltimore County police officer pleaded guilty to misconduct and agreed to resign after admitting to filming himself numerous times engaging in sex acts and neglecting to respond to calls while on duty.
Aaron Z. Pross, 29, who had been assigned to the...