Rape

Credit: Howard County Police Department

Police Search For Alleged Rapist In Columbia

The search is on for the Howard County man police say dragged a woman into an empty apartment and raped her.

01/21/2015

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Confronting Rapist Decades Later Brings Peace To Md. Victim

In her 50s, Linda Hershman found the voice she could not, as a child, raise against her rapist, her father.

01/10/2015

Molly Shattuck. (photo credit: The Baltimore Sun)

Trial Date Set For Ex-Ravens Cheerleader Charged In Teen’s Rape

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader charged with raping a teenage boy and providing other minors with alcohol is set for a court hearing Wednesday.

01/07/2015

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Rolling Stone Casts Doubt On U.Va. Rape Story

Rolling Stone cast doubt Friday on its story of a young woman who said she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the University of Virginia, saying it has since learned of “discrepancies” in her account.

12/05/2014

Chaz Haggins. 20, (left) and Ethan Turner, 29 (right) have been charged in the teen's rape. (photo credit: Baltimore Police Department)

2 Men Charged In JHU Off-Campus Rape

New details emerge in a rape at a Johns Hopkins University frat house. Police have arrested two men who they say sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl at a fraternity party.

12/03/2014

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DC Man Gets 10 Years In Sex Case With 14-Year-Old Md. Girl

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after prosecutors say he crossed state lines to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in Maryland.

11/21/2014

Victor Arroyo

Man Charged In Kidnapping & Rape Of 12-Year-Old Girl Faces Federal Complaint

A federal criminal complaint has been filed against a North Carolina man charged with kidnapping and raping a 12-year-old Maryland girl.

11/18/2014

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Man Arrested In Md. Appears In Pa. Court On Abduction Charges

A man accused of abducting a Philadelphia woman and a Virginia teen has appeared in court on federal kidnapping charges.

11/12/2014

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Report Blasts Md. Medical Board In Dando Case

The inspector general of Maryland’s public health agency is blasting the state medical board’s decision to license a doctor in 1996 despite his conviction for raping a Florida woman at gunpoint 10 years earlier.

11/12/2014

Among the charges Ms. Shattuck faces: providing alcohol to minors and third-degree rape.

Ex-Ravens Cheerleader Officially Divorced On Day Of Rape Indictment

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who has been charged with raping one teenage boy and providing others with alcohol was officially divorced from her estranged husband, a prominent Maryland energy executive, on the same day as her indictment.

11/11/2014

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Sex Offense Reports Rise At Md., Va. Universities

Reports of forcible sex offenses at the flagship public universities of Maryland and Virginia doubled last year, an increase that school officials and victim advocates attribute to growing awareness rather than more dangerous campus environments.

11/07/2014

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Hopkins Fraternity Suspended Amid Allegations Of Rape

Frat house–out of control. A fraternity at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University is suspended after accusations of rape and underage drinking at a recent party.

11/06/2014

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