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Former Ravens Cheerleader, Baltimore Socialite Charged With Rape of Minor

A former Ravens cheerleader and the estranged wife of former Constellation Energy CEO Mayo Shattuck has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old.

11/05/2014

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Rape Reported at Johns Hopkins Frat House

Baltimore police are investigating a rape reported at a Johns Hopkins University off-campus fraternity house.

11/04/2014

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D.C. Man Gets 18 Years in Rape of Acquaintance

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty in the rape of an acquaintance.

10/30/2014

Sketch of a man suspected raping a girl in Woodbridge. (credit: Prince William County Police Dept.)

Police Release Sketch of Suspect Wanted in Woodbridge Rape

A 17-year-old girl was walking home when she raped in a wooded area in Woodbridge Saturday night, police say.

10/15/2014

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Va. Man Gets 12 Years in Near-Fatal D.C. Sex Assault

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in what prosecutors say was a sexual assault that was so violent, it nearly killed the victim.

10/01/2014

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New Nail Polish Detects Presence of Date Rape Drugs in Drinks

The future of preventing date rape may soon be at the tip of your finger—literally.

08/27/2014

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Study: Warm Weather Brings Out Violent Criminals

In a recent study from the U.S. Department of Justice, it was found that rapes, sexual assaults and domestic violence cases occur more often during the summer months.

08/17/2014

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D.C. Man Freed After 25 Years in Prison for Rape and Killing He Didn’t Commit

A District of Columbia judge has declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a 1982 rape and slaying that put him in prison for 25 years.

07/21/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that some parents of Central American children attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally already know of the risks, noting that some girls are given birth control “in case they’re raped along the way.”  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Homeland Secretary: Parents Give Immigrant Children Birth Control ‘In Case They’re Raped Along The Way’

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that some parents of Central American children attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally already know of the risks, noting that some girls are given birth control “in case they’re raped along the way.”

07/17/2014

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Survey: Rapes Not Investigated at 2 in 5 Colleges

A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and that many schools have gone years without investigating such cases.

07/09/2014

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