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U.Md. Says It Reported Swim Coach Accusations

The University of Maryland says it alerted the state attorney general’s office in the late 1980s that its then-swimming and diving coach had admitted to having sex with an underage girl.


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Coach Gets 7 Years for Sexually Abusing Young Swimmer

A Virginia man who was once one of the nation’s most prominent swimming coaches is scheduled to be sentenced for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.


After changing course and deciding to seek congressional approval for military action, Obama is confronted with one of his most difficult foreign policy tests and faces a Congress divided over the unavoidably tough vote-of-conscience on overseas conflict rather than the more customary partisan fights over domestic policy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows Sustained Effort On Military Sex Abuse

President Barack Obama pledged Thursday to “leave no stone unturned” in the effort to put an end to sexual assault in the military, which he said undermined the armed services. He said the nation’s military leaders are “ashamed” about their failure to stop it.


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Gaithersburg Man Charged With Sexual Abuse of Home Daycare Children

A 66-year-old Montgomery Village man has been arrested and charged in relation to sexually abusing two young girls who attended his wife’s home day care center.


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15-Year-Old Girl Charged with Sexually Abusing Young Relatives

A 15-year-old Dumfries girl is facing charges of sexually abusing two preteen male relatives. Prince William County Police say the girl sexually abused the boys, ages 9 and 11, over the past year and a half.


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Ex-Swim Coach Pleads Guilty in Md. to Sex Abuse

A Virginia man who was once one of the nation’s most prominent swimming coaches has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.


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Rockville Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing Students

Montgomery County Police have arrested an elementary school teacher on charges of sexually abusing two of his students.


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Md. Man Arrested For Sexual Abuse in 1987

A Maryland man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman nearly 25 years ago when she was 12 in Virginia.


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Alleged Victims of Md. Deaf School Aide Now at 7

The number of children allegedly abused by a teacher’s aide at the Maryland School for the Deaf in Columbia has risen to seven.


Despite lower overall attendance, Oktoberfest saw a record increase in binge drinking medical attention. (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/GettyImages)

Oktoberfest Sees Increase In Hospitalized Drinkers, Sexual Abuse

Despite far fewer in overall attendance, the number of Oktoberfest guests who drank to the point of requiring medical attention was up by 20 percent.





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