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  • Authorities seek public help on alleged Fort Meade child sex abuse suspect

    Authorities seek public help on alleged Fort Meade child sex abuse suspect
    Federal authorities are asking anyone with information about the former Fort Meade Youth Center worker who was accused this week of sexually abusing two boys to contact them. Anthony Dennis Williams II made an initial appearance at U.S. District Court...
  • Defendant denies allegations in deaf school sex abuse case

    Defendant denies allegations in deaf school sex abuse case
    The former aide at the Maryland School for the Deaf accused of groping seven female students denied the allegations on the witness stand in Howard County Circuit Court on Friday. Clarence Taylor III, who is deaf, will have to wait until at least Tuesday...
  • Man found guilty of sex abuse at Columbia school for the deaf

    Man found guilty of sex abuse at Columbia school for the deaf
    A Howard County Circuit Court jury in the Maryland School for the Deaf sex abuse case handed down a mixed result Wedneday, finding the defendant guilty of two charges of child sexual abuse, not guilty of one count and declaring a mistrial in the four...
  • Trial for deaf defendant presented 'unique' challenges

    Trial for deaf defendant presented 'unique' challenges
    A student life counselor and overnight aide supervising deaf children at the Maryland School for the Deaf groped two of his young charges, a Howard County jury found Wednesday. Clarence Cepheus Taylor III, a 38-year-old deaf man who had worked at the...
  • Gansler PartyGate is blown way out of proportion [Letter]

    Gansler PartyGate is blown way out of proportion [Letter]
    I must take exception to a letter from attorney Susan L. Burke Tuesday's Sun ("Gansler's comments reflect 'boys will be boys' culture," Nov. 12). She questions the inherent character of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler in reference to the (now...
  • Preschool suspensions point to family failings, not school's [Letter]

    I am flabbergasted and dismayed but mostly depressed by the editorial regarding 3- and 4-year-olds being removed from school because of disruptive behavior ("Pre-K suspensions make no sense," Nov. 12). I am distressed not by the actions of the school...
  • Joe Flacco is Super Bowl MVP, but can he bring in super dollars?

    Joe Flacco is Super Bowl MVP, but can he bring in super dollars?
    Joe Flacco woke up groggy Monday after partying late into the night, hanging out with Jay-Z and Beyonce as he celebrated the game of his career. Early in the day, the Ravens quarterback received keys to a 2014 Corvette Stingray, the prize for being...
  • Former swim coach sentenced for child sex abuse

    Former swim coach sentenced for child sex abuse
    Kelley Currin recalled dancing with her longtime swimming coach, Rick Curl, as a teenage girl the night of his wedding some 30 years ago. She wore a pink dress, held on too long and whispered in his ear, "I hate you." She told Montgomery County...
  • Aquatic club coach out after allegation of misconduct revealed

    A longtime coach at the Baltimore swim club that has turned out several Olympians — including Michael Phelps — resigned after an allegation of "inappropriate conduct" with a female athlete was revealed, officials of the sport's national...
  • Former swim coach accused of child abuse arrested in Md.

    Former swimming coach Rick Curl turned himself in to Montgomery County police Thursday morning on a charge that he abused one of his students. Curl, 63, of Vienna, Va., founder of the suburban Washington Curl-Burke Swim Club, allegedly began to sexually...
  • Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports

    Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports
    Following a string of recent cases in which coaches used their positions to sexually abuse children, the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation says it is trying to help sports organizations better screen people who work with young athletes. The foundation has...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence

    Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence
    Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty plans to deliver a strong message about preventing domestic violence to hundreds of middle school, high school, college and youth coaches. Canty has partnered with the Verizon Foundation and A Call to Men for a four-...