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  • Rape acquittals spur calls for law change

    Rape acquittals spur calls for law change
    A string of acquittals for a man accused of raping several Baltimore women has renewed a debate over whether the law should be changed to help prosecutors secure sex offense convictions.
  • Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals

    Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals
    An attempt by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to pivot from character concerns to issues in the increasingly nasty gubernatorial contest yielded more vitriol Tuesday as Gansler accused a rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, of putting politics ahead of...

    Prosecutors re-file sex assault charges dropped six years ago

    Prosecutors re-file sex assault charges dropped six years ago
    Baltimore prosecutors have resurrected charges dropped six years ago against a convicted sex offender, a rare move that comes as the man's latest trial is set to begin after a series of acquittals on recent accusations. Nelson Bernard Clifford, who...

    Sex offender again claims consensual encounter with alleged victim

    Sex offender again claims consensual encounter with alleged victim
    As he has done in three recent trials, the attorney for convicted sex offender Nelson Bernard Clifford told jurors Wednesday that he had a "consensual encounter" with a woman who says he broke into her home and attacked her. Baltimore prosecutors told...

    Police investigating illnesses at city school

    Police investigating illnesses at city school
    A student at a Northeast Baltimore middle/high school fell ill Wednesday after several students said they had ingested a substance the previous day, city police said. Five students at the Reach! Partnership School were taken to a local hospital as a...