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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Sexual assaults are up at Naval Academy – or are they?

    Sexual assaults are up at Naval Academy – or are they?
    Reports of sexual assaults at the Naval Academy doubled last year, the fourth straight year the number has increased, according to the Defense Department. But do the findings of the Pentagon report on sexual harassment and assaults mean that such...
  • Merzbacher sex abuse case could get new accuser

    Merzbacher sex abuse case could get new accuser
    Baltimore prosecutors are scheduled to meet Thursday with a woman to discuss further allegations of sexual abuse against John Merzbacher, a former teacher at the Catholic Community middle school in South Baltimore. It appears to be the first time that...
  • 2 former Orioles batboys say they were abused by former Red Sox clubhouse manager

    As a teenager growing up in the shadow of Memorial Stadium, working as a batboy in the clubhouses with the Baltimore Orioles and opposing teams was a dream job for Ronald Shelton. But Shelton said he quietly left the job before he had planned to do so...
  • Anne Arundel county executive sued on sex discrimination claim

    Anne Arundel county executive sued on sex discrimination claim
    A former Anne Arundel County employee filed a $2.5 million lawsuit Friday against embattled County Executive John R. Leopold, alleging that he discriminated against female employees, pressured workers to make campaign donations and retaliated against...
  • Supreme Court decisions renew interest in petition fighting convicted child rapist's release

    Supreme Court decisions renew interest in petition fighting convicted child rapist's release
    Nearly 100 people have added their names to an online peititon seeking to keep a convicted child rapist behind bars since Wednesday, when two U.S. Supreme Court decisions appeared to bolster the man's appeal arguments and the likelihood he could be...
  • Former track coach sentenced in child pornography case

    A former track coach at Archbishop Spalding High School was ordered onto the state's sex offender registry and placed on probation Tuesday after a prosecutor said he exchanged sexually explicit images by cellphone with a female student. Brian Timothy...
  • For some, sex-crime investigation reforms appear slow

    For the homeless, drug-addicted women Jacqueline Robarge works with, this summer in Baltimore was long and violent. Outreach workers with the nonprofit Power Inside heard at least eight accounts of sexual assault and rape, the most she could recall in her...
  • Occupy Baltimore: One protester's take on the sexual assault memo

    Occupy Baltimore: One protester's take on the sexual assault memo
    The Sun has invited participants in the Occupy Baltimore protest to submit occasional articles describing their experiences, ideas and goals. This one, from Baltimore resident Jenny Gaeng, provides one protester's perspective on a memo circulated at the...
  • Sexual harassment allegations: Is Herman Cain getting a raw deal?

    Sexual harassment allegations: Is Herman Cain getting a raw deal?
    The report by Politico over the weekend revealing that GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain was accused by two women of sexual harassment while he was CEO of the National Restaurant Association in the mid-1990s has led to swift condemnation -- not of...
  • Political Notebook: Support for Cain steady among Howard Republicans, despite harassment allegations

    When Herman Cain spoke at the Howard County Republican Central Committee Lincoln Day Dinner in June, he was just starting to make a name for himself as a 2012 Republican presidential candidate. Cain has since vaulted to the top of the GOP candidate list...
  • Why is bad sexual behavior OK for Democrats but not Herman Cain?

    One has to wonder why the media are making such a big deal of the sexual harassment charges against Republican presidential contender Herman Cain ("Allegations rock GOP's Cain," Nov. 1). Didn't the two-term presidency of Bill Clinton eliminate sexual...
  • Cain not the only option for conservatives

    The recent surge by Herman Cain to the top of the GOP field was not fueled by the tea party. The tea party was the first to embrace Mr. Cain because of his 9-9-9 tax plan and because he speaks like a businessman rather than a politician, which is very...