Vice President Joe Biden says many women who are raped or physically abused don’t report it because they don’t want, in his words, “to get raped again by the system.”
Montgomery County prosecutors say a mother and a Gaithersburg man are facing charges for trading sex with the woman’s daughter to pay off a debt.
The Maryland Senate has voted to extend a state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees for certain violent crimes.
A Manassas teenager has been charged in the March 28 rape of a 31-year-old Herndon woman.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will try to balance the rights of Americans who have not been convicted of a major crime to keep their DNA out of the government’s hands against the government’s interest in closing cold cases and the rights of crime victims to finally see justice done.
A 17-year-old student at Wilde Lake High School in Howard County has been arrested and is being charged as an adult after a younger student said he raped her at school Monday.
A 57-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a murder and two rapes that he committed in 1990.
A Republican congressman and OB-GYN says former Rep. Todd Akin was “partly right” when he said women’s bodies can avoid pregnancy in cases of “legitimate rape.”
The former leader of a tea party group says the Republican Party and stupid statements by some candidates are to blame for the GOP’s losses in last month’s congressional elections.
Despite publicly disavowing Todd Akin, the political committee for Republican senators quietly sent $760,000 to Missouri in a last-ditch attempt to aid Akin’s unsuccessful challenge of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.