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Alexandria Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Raping Inmate

An Alexandria deputy sheriff has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting an inmate at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.

05/27/2014

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Police Arrest Man Responsible For Rape on Silver Spring Trail

Police say they have arrested a man they say is responsible for the rape along a trail in Silver Spring, just days after releasing a composite sketch to the public.

05/10/2014

Composite sketch of a man suspected raping a woman on the Northwest Branch Trail in Silver Spring. (credit: Montgomery County Police Dept.)

Police Release Sketch of Suspect Wanted in Rape on Silver Spring Trail

A woman was raped at knife-point while jogging along the Northwest Branch Trail in Silver Spring Monday afternoon, police say.

05/07/2014

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White House Releases Star-Studded PSA About Rape, Announces New Sexual Assault Initiatives

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden star alongside the likes of Steve Carell and Seth Meyers in a White House public service announcement about sexual assault released Tuesday.

04/30/2014

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Former Va. Hospital Tech Charged With Raping Patient

Police have charged a former hospital technician with raping a 37-year-old patient.

04/14/2014

Police are looking for this man for the 2010 rape of a pregnant woman in Rockville. (Sketch from Montgomery County Police)

Man Wanted For Rape of Pregnant Woman in Rockville

Montgomery County Police are looking for a man wanted for the 2010 rape and robbery of a pregnant woman in Rockville.

04/11/2014

"No means No" is written on the back of a woman as more than a thousand people march through the city, taking part in the first Slut Walk on August 20, 2011, in Cape Town. The Slut Walk is an idea that started in Canada, as a protest against the further victimisation of sexual abuse victims, by saying the victim deserved abuse because of what they were wearing, or the way they were behaving. Most of the marchers were young women, many of them dressed in skimpy outfits. (Photo by STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 1 In 14 Women Has Been Sexually Assaulted By Someone Other Than Partner

A recent study that examined data collected from all over the globe has found that one out of every 14 women has been sexually assaulted by someone other than her partner.

02/12/2014

President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House attention. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Obama Targets Sexual Assaults Against Women On College Campuses

President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House attention.

01/22/2014

A Bloomberg report finds a chain of male college students who have been disciplined through campus sexual assault investigations, and are now filing discrimination cases against universities across the country.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: Male Students Use Title IX Discrimination Laws To Fight Campus Sexual Assault Claims

A series of sexual-assault cases on college campuses have spurred a backlash from accused male students who are now using anti-gender discrimination laws under Title IX to make their case that such accusations are biased against men.

12/17/2013

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Police: Man Allegedly Attempted to Rape 11-Year-Old

Alexandria Police are looking for a man accused of attempting to rape an 11-year-old girl.

12/12/2013

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