| May 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
An employee of the Harford County public school system who works primarily with special needs students has been placed under suspension without pay following her indictment on a sex offense charge last month.
Stephanie Mikles, 45, of the 1500 block of...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A former Columbia school worker whose love letters to an 8-year-old student led to a precedent-setting conviction for sexual abuse asked the state's highest court Friday to overturn the finding.
Karl Marshall Walker Jr., 41, was convicted in 2011 of...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:12 PM
After he was raped by a fellow Navy sailor, Brian Lewis wanted justice.
What he got, the Baltimore man told a Senate panel Wednesday, was an order to keep quiet.
When commanders learned of the attack, Lewis said, he was told not to report it to...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It's hard to fathom what it must have been like for Dez Wells to emerge from beneath the weight of public suspicion and step into a sold-out basketball arena again and hear cheers and balls bouncing and bands playing.
Those who know the Maryland player'...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Does John Leopold have Sheila Dixon to blame?
He'll have plenty of time — 30 days to be specific — to contemplate such a cosmic question, as the former Anne Arundel County executive serves out the surprise prison sentence he received Thursday...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
March is Women's History Month, but the headlines give us little to celebrate.
Women who dare to attend protests in Egypt are routinely beaten and subjected to brutal "virginity tests." Girls in Afghanistan are beaten or disfigured for attending school....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Baltimore police have been underreporting the number of rapes across the city this year, but officials described the problem as a data error and stressed that it did not affect the number of cases being investigated by sex offense detectives.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Eleven men were arrested on Wednesday during a reverse prostitution sting conducted by Howard County Police in North Laurel, according to a news release.
Police said detectives and female officers working undercover along the Washington Boulevard...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Jackie LaMonica remembers how emotional it felt when she and her Towson women’s lacrosse teammates played Virginia in the Cavaliers' first game after their teammate Yeardley Love had been murdered by her ex-boyfriend.
The only current Tigers...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Michael Alan Morrison, 21, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged Monday with second-degree assault.
Phallen Jai Price, 25, and Phillip Hampton, 25, both of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, were charged Friday with scheming to commit...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is right that Maryland isn't "the Southern state that [it] used to be" and has become more progressive ("Session ends in a flurry of votes," April 9). Yet, for all the progress that has been made, there remains one...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Baltimore Police asked for the public's help Friday in identifying victims of a Dundalk man they say collected and traded child pornography.
David Ralph Fisher, 42, of the 6500 block of St. Helena Street in Dundalk, was arrested Thursday after a sting...