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In this handout image provided by the FBI, Jesse Matthew is escorted by FBI agents into the custody of the Charlottesville Police Department on September 26, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was extradited from Galveston County, Texas and is a suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance. The search for the missing UVA student Hannah Graham continues in both places.  (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Suspect in Missing Va. Student Case Transferred

The man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student who was found dead has been transferred to a jail in Fairfax to await a hearing in an unrelated rape case.

11/12/2014

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Indicted Ex-Cheerleader Resigns from School Board

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who was charged with having sex with a 15-year-old boy who is friends with her son has resigned from her position on the board of a local arts high school.

11/06/2014

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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

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