Child Sex Abuse
A former church youth leader is behind bars, charged with child sex abuse. The victims are adults now and still attending the church.
A Bowie man has been sentenced to 41 years in prison for sexually abusing a boy.
A once-prominent swimming coach who trained thousands of children was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.
Frederick Police say a man in prison on a child sex abuse conviction has been charged in another case.
A man charged with sexually abusing a girl over 10 years has been ordered held on $1 million bond.
A small evangelical church group has invoked the First Amendment in asking a Maryland judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing church leaders of covering up allegations of sexual abuse.
According to police, Robert Allen Simpson has been charged with sexually abusing a child in the early 1980s.
A Las Vegas man has been charged in Maryland with molesting multiple boys in the 1980s while assisting with youth ministries at a church targeted in a child sex abuse lawsuit.
An exchange student from Colombia has been charged with child sex abuse of a 9-year-old girl.
A former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy is avoiding jail time for misconduct in a case stemming from allegations he molested a 14-year-old girl.
Former Penn State President Graham B. Spanier was charged Thursday with hushing up child molestation allegations against Jerry Sandusky, making him the third school official charged in the alleged cover-up.
The Boy Scouts of America was ordered to release secret files on child sex abuse within the organization. Contained in those files are names of more than 1,000 predators nationwide and nearly 100 of those here in Maryland.