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Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Va. Doctor Faces Additional Sexual Battery Charges

A doctor previously charged with sexually assaulting a male patient at his practice is facing more charges after additional patients told police they too were abused.

02/27/2015

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Hagerstown Teen Charged with Raping 13-year-old Girl at Park

A Hagerstown teenager has been arrested on charges of raping a 13-year-old girl in September.

02/23/2015

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‘Beer Pong Enthusiast’ Found Guilty in Sex Assault Charges

A Gaithersburg man accuses of sexually assaulting several men after playing beer pong with them was found guilty on multiple charges Wednesday, authorities say.

02/05/2015

Students walk past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus. Rolling Stone magazine issued an apology for discrepencies that were published in an article regarding the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia student by members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Va. Senate Panel OKs Mandatory Campus Sex Assault Reporting

Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly.

01/26/2015

Students walk past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus. Rolling Stone magazine issued an apology for discrepencies that were published in an article regarding the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia student by members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. (Photo by Jay Paul/Getty Images)

Va. Lawmakers far From Consensus on Campus Sexual Assault

Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university campuses.

01/22/2015

Police charged Jesse Matthew Jr. (left) with abduction in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (Photos from Charlottesville Police)

Proposed Bill Would Require Va. Colleges to Report Sex Assaults

Police at colleges and universities would be required to report campus sexual assaults to local prosecutors within 48 hours after their investigation begins, under a proposal Virginia lawmakers will consider this year.

01/13/2015

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D.C. Police Seek 4 Men in Kidnapping, Sex Assault

District of Columbia police say they’re looking for four suspects in a kidnapping and sexual assault.

01/02/2015

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D.C. Police Investigate 2 Unrelated Sexual Assaults

D.C. police are investigating two incidents in which women were attacked and sexually assaulted while walking in different parts of the city.

12/29/2014

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Second Sexual Assault at Wheaton Metro Parking Garage

Police say a second sexual assault has occurred at the Wheaton Metro parking garage, possibly by the same suspect.

12/11/2014

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., fears the Rolling Stone's "bad journalism" may prevent rape victims from coming forward in the future. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Sen. McCaskill: Rolling Stone’s ‘Bad Journalism’ A ‘Setback’ For Rape Survivors

The Missouri Democrat fears the Rolling Stone’s “bad journalism” may prevent rape victims from coming forward in the future.

12/09/2014

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