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  • City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand

    City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand
    Nelson Bernard Clifford has been tried in three separate rape cases in recent years. Each time, he was linked through DNA to the scene and his accuser said she had been bound, blindfolded and attacked. And each time, the 35-year-old was acquitted...
  • Aggressive tactics highlight the rigors of military rape cases

    Aggressive tactics highlight the rigors of military rape cases
    She was too drained to go on, she said. After four days and more than 20 hours of relentless questions about her medical history and motivations, her dance moves and underwear, the 21-year-old midshipman who has accused three former Naval Academy...
  • Man sentenced to 10 years in rape at Fort Meade residence

    Man sentenced to 10 years in rape at Fort Meade residence
    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...
  • Joppa man charged with attempted rape in May assault near Little Gunpowder

    Joppa man charged with attempted rape in May assault near Little Gunpowder
    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...
  • Former security guard at GBMC sentenced in attempted rape

    Former security guard at GBMC sentenced in attempted rape
    A former security guard at Greater Baltimore Medical Center was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for attempted rape after he burglarized a Towson apartment last year, prosecutors said. Prosecutors said Ricky Bostic, 44, broke into a residence...
  • Federal agents arrest 255 'child predators' in nationwide operation

    Federal agents arrest 255 'child predators' in nationwide operation
    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...
  • After jail scandal, spotlight on growing role of women officers

    After jail scandal, spotlight on growing role of women officers
    The 19-year-old felt sick to her stomach when she stepped into the Baltimore prison once nicknamed "Supermax" for her first day of work as a corrections officer. The place was dark and dingy, and she had never been around so many men before. When...
  • Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military

    Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military
    The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
  • Military injustice

    Military injustice
    The recent study estimating that there may have been 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military last year stirred a lot of tough talk from the Pentagon and the White House over the past 24 hours. But the question is whether that outrage will translate...
  • Child rapist Merzbacher will stay in prison, U.S. court rules

    Child rapist Merzbacher will stay in prison, U.S. court rules
    John Merzbacher, a former South Baltimore parochial school teacher convicted of raping a student, will remain in prison after the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision Friday that could have set him free. In an emotional victory for the...
  • New Delhi rapes have their counterparts in America

    New Delhi rapes have their counterparts in America
    In my teens and early 20s I lived in Chennai, India, where despicable and lewd male behaviors were lumped together under the umbrella term "Eve teasing" ("Defendants' lawyers in the spotlight in Indian rape case," Jan. 13). I remember walking down a...
  • Convicted serial rapist dies in hospital after assault

    A serial rapist serving several life sentences in a maximum-security state prison has died in the hospital after being assaulted by another inmate, Maryland State Police said Wednesday. Michael Armstead, 53, was assaulted Nov. 27 at the North Branch...