Sexual assault

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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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Suspect In UVa Case Linked To 2005 Sexual Assault

The man suspected of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has been linked to a sexual assault almost 10 years ago in Fairfax County.

11/06/2014

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Naval Academy Professor Under Fire For Sexual Assault Prevention Criticism

A civilian professor at the U.S. Naval academy and an outspoken critic of the institution now says school officials are trying to silence him with a formal reprimand that could potentially end his career.

11/03/2014

Charles Amofa's 2012 mugshot  (credit: Prince George’s County Police)

Md. Man Faces Up To 30 Years In Girl’s Kidnapping

A Prince George’s County man is set to be sentenced Wednesday in the kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl.

10/29/2014

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DC Police Seek Taxi Driver In Sexual Assault

Police in the District of Columbia are looking for a cab driver they say sexually assaulted a female passenger.

10/13/2014

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Student Apprehended After Sexual Assault On Loyola Maryland Campus

Baltimore City Police respond to a reported sexual assault on the Loyola University Maryland campus involving two students.

10/10/2014

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Hopkins: Students Should Have Been Told Of Alleged Rape

A Johns Hopkins University internal investigation into how it handled an alleged rape is over.

10/02/2014

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Md. Man Accused Of Directing Nurse To Sexually Abuse His 6-Weeks-Old Foster Son

A Maryland man has been charged in a case involving a Southern California pediatric nurse accused of sexually abusing his 6-week-old foster child, authorities said Thursday.

10/02/2014

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Naval Academy Joins Obama’s ‘It’s On Us’ Campaign

The U.S. Naval Academy has joined President Barack Obama’s “It’s On Us” campaign to encourage college students to take responsibility in stopping sexual assault.

09/30/2014

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Gansler Among State Attorneys General Meeting About Campus Rape

Several state attorneys general, including Maryland’s, are meeting in Rhode Island to discuss the problem of sexual assault on college campuses.

09/30/2014

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White House Working To Stop Sexual Assault On College Campuses

A father of two girls calls on the country to review laws and change the culture that fosters sexual assault on college campuses. President Obama Friday asked Americans to take a pledge.

09/19/2014

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Suspect Arrested 3 Decades After Sexually Assaulting And Killing Elderly Woman

Cold case solved. Police make an arrest in the sexual assault and murder of a woman more than three decades ago.

09/05/2014

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