| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Anne Arundel County police arrested a Linthicum man on child pornography charges Tuesday after finding more than 1,900 pictures and videos of child pornography at his home.
Police said they received a tip from the National Center for Missing and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:46 PM
In 2010, When Annmarie Chiarini's ex-boyfriend posted 88 naked pictures of her on a website designed to shame, humiliate and destroy lives, she went straight to the police. Certain her ex committed a crime, she was shocked when the officers smirked...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I do not wish to downplay the offense of distributing salacious pictures without the subject's consent, but Del. John Cardin's remark that "revenge porn is a harmful form of bigotry and sexual harassment" heads a long list of wrongheaded uses of the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Being a woman, especially a woman of color, raises one's risk of cyber harassment — the intentional infliction of severe emotional distress through persistent online speech.
The University of Maryland studied online attacks occurring on an...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:31 AM
A man with dual citizenship will wait another week in the Irish court system for a decision regarding his extradition on a Maryland arrest warrant, according to multiple Irish media sources' reports Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, the malware attack on...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A former employee at the world headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Montgomery County was sentenced to 150 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court this week for sexually abusing three girls between the ages of 5 and 8.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:33 AM
A former Baltimore County firefighter from Owings Mills was sentenced in federal court to 16 years in prison late Thursday for recording his sexual abuse of two boys and soliciting and storing images of several others, according to Maryland U.S....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:57 AM
In the latest move by an Internet company to crack down on the inevitable proliferation of porn, blogging site Tumblr has banned its Apple iOS app users from searching the tags "gay," "lesbian" and "bisexual."
The reason the company gives, according...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A former teacher at Baltimore's Archbishop Curley High School was sentenced this week in Connecticut to serve five years in prison and 20 years' probation on charges of possession of child pornography, obscenity and three counts of risk of injury to a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:15 PM
A Parkville woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiracy to produce child pornography involving a 15-year-old girl.
In addition to the jail time, Margaret Ellen Jones, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar to 15...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:23 PM
A 31-year-old Port Deposit man was sentenced last week to 12 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
Michael Dean Ragan Jr.'s prison term will be followed by 35 years of supervised release and he will be required to register as a sex...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:04 AM
After her then-husband was convicted on pornography charges involving the abuse of her two daughters at their home, an Anne Arundel County woman just wanted to move out. But her plans hit a snag when federal prosecutors tried to take her husband's share...