The principal of a Maryland high school announced Tuesday that she is stepping down six months after a locker room sexual assault case raised questions about whether football players were adequately supervised and whether the attack was properly reported to police.
School officials in suburban Maryland will hire an outside firm to help in an investigation of reporting practices and supervision issues after a sexual assault case involving football players who allegedly attacked four of their teammates with a broomstick at Damascus High School.
McDonogh School administrators shared the details of the external investigation into the co-ed boarding school’s history of sexual assault allegations made against faculty members, dating from the 1940s to the mid-1980s.
An administrative body of the Vatican has disciplined a former bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore over allegations of sexual misconduct with a young adult more than a decade ago. Bishop Gordon Bennett has been barred from acting in any ministerial capacity within the archdiocese.
For the second time in less than three years, Baltimore County officials say they will review the way police conduct sexual assault investigations following continued complaints about how authorities handle the cases.
Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent.
After a doctor who practiced in Westminster was found to have committed sexual misconduct, the Times reached out to local resources for sexual assault victims on how best to start a conversation about sexual misconduct by medical caregivers.
Conservative media analysts have every right to blast mainstream critics like me if we don’t denounce sexual harassment and assault at CBS every bit as angrily as we did when the ugliness at Fox News was exposed. This is a story that goes well beyond whether or not Moonves got $120 million.
Pope Francis in late August appointed Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori to lead an investigation into the alleged “sexual harassment of adults” by a former Catholic bishop in W.Va. But Archbishop Lori’s own record and actions seem to demonstrate a church “protectionism.”
Baltimore County government is poised to hire a private law firm to help defend itself against a federal class-action lawsuit that claims police failed to properly investigate sexual assaults involving students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has suspended concertmaster Jonathan Carney after allegations surfaced of Carney’s inappropriate behavior toward another orchestra’s employee, according to a statement from BSO President and CEO Peter Kjome.
The sexual assaults of four high school football players in Maryland last week were part of a hazing ritual at Damascus High School involving a broomstick, according to the accounts of suspects and victims detailed in a police report about the allegations.
On Nov. 15, two Baltimore County police detectives sat down at a Chick-fil-A to interview three University of Maryland, Baltimore County, baseball players accused of rape, according to investigative notes. The interviews, in total, lasted about an hour.
The president said Fridthat UMBC would start implementing mandatory training for students, faculty and staff on campus. The training would be in-person and live and not online, and would focus on areas such as trauma, prevention and what happens during the reporting process after an incide
I was sexually assaulted — raped — in my early 20s. It's not something I've come to terms with (if one ever does) until recently. Being a man, it's a bit more difficult to reveal these things. Men are supposed to be strong. Victims are sissies.
Towson University released its annual report of crime on campus last week showing a rise in stalking incidents and revised its three previous reports to indicate that some crimes, including sexual assault and dating violence, had been undercounted.
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen took to the Senate floor on Saturday and read harrowing accounts of women who said the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had emboldened them to share their own stories.
Sister Kathleen McNany's letter urged senators to vote against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, a stance that angers several of her former students who says she never spoke up in the 1970s when her fellow teacher, John Merzbacher, was raping and abusing them at a South Baltimore Catholic school.
Many of the hundreds of Maryland laws that take effect Monday extend protections for women. One explicitly bans using threats of shame or economic harm to coerce a person into having sex. Others address sexual assault, workplace harassment and the rights of female inmates.
The last-minute delay in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, to allow for an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against him, may save the Senate Judiciary Committee from a rerun of the earlier Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill fiasco.