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  • Midshipman accused of sex assault wants superintendent removed from case

    Midshipman accused of sex assault wants superintendent removed from case
    One of the Naval Academy midshipmen accused of sexually assaulting a classmate is seeking to join a lawsuit, filed by the alleged victim, that calls for the academy superintendent to be removed from the case. Midshipman Joshua Tate is seeking...
  • Commentary: Why boycotting Winter Olympics in anti-gay Russia isn't the right move

    Commentary: Why boycotting Winter Olympics in anti-gay Russia isn't the right move
    Those suggesting a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia due to the country’s recent passage of draconian anti-gay laws should reconsider. It’s clear from the decades-long gay rights movement here in the United States that...
  • Police seek 3 in downtown mugging

    Baltimore police are looking for help identifying three suspects in a downtown mugging last month. Three men assaulted and robbed a woman about 12:30 a.m. July 23 in the 200 block of South Sharp Street, near the Baltimore Convention Center, according...
  • Grandmother accused of killing baby by giving him methadone

    Grandmother accused of killing baby by giving him methadone
    A grandmother has been charged with killing her 1-year-old grandson and injuring a granddaughter by rubbing methadone on their gums, Baltimore police say. Towanda Reaves, 50, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder and multiple assault charges....
  • A prevention-first approach to child sexual abuse

    The recent FBI raid that arrested three men in Maryland as part of Operation Cross Country that netted 150 alleged pimps in 76 cities illustrates significant governmental efforts in detecting and arresting sex offenders, including pimps and buyers. But...
  • Domestic violence a difficult problem to address [Editorial]

    Anyone who has spent more than a community tour group's worth of time in a police station can attest that there are a lot of differences between what's on TV and what happens every day. Domestic violence is a case in point. On cop shows, it rarely...
  • White Marsh woman on trial in husband's 2010 killing

    White Marsh woman on trial in husband's 2010 killing
    Accused of ordering a man to kill her husband at a Towson gas station, Karla Porter claims that she felt she had no other choice as she sought to escape an abusive relationship in which she believed her life was in danger. "Ray Porter had become...
  • 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...
  • Porter says she feared for life when she ordered husband killed

    Porter says she feared for life when she ordered husband killed
    Karla Porter matter-of-factly confessed on Thursday to hiring a hit man to kill her husband, testifying that she had him shot because she feared he would kill her first. "If Ray was alive, I would be dead," Karla Porter said as she gave three hours of...
  • Police say runner sexually assaulted on Columbia foot path

    Police say runner sexually assaulted on Columbia foot path
    A woman running on a Columbia foot path this week was sexually assaulted, according to Howard County Police. On Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m., police said the woman was running on a path near the intersection of Stone Cloud and Majors Lane when she heard...
  • Adrian Peterson's version of 'Parenthood'

    Adrian Peterson's version of 'Parenthood'
    Reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings has been criticized for his decision to play in Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers despite the fact that a son — that he had only recently learned existed — had died of head...
  • What are the preventive women's services under health reform?

    The National Women's Law Center says the health care law known as Obamacare will be good for women, providing them access to crucial preventive services. The group outlines the benefits here. What kind of preventive women's services will be covered under...