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Students at the University of Virginia. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.Va. Looks at Alcohol as Factor in Sex Assaults

A University of Virginia board on Tuesday honed in on alcohol as a contributing factor in sexual assaults on campus, with one member calling for more aggressively enforcing the law banning underage drinking.

11/25/2014

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D.C. Man Gets 10 Years in Sex Case with Md. Teen

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after prosecutors say he crossed state lines to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in Maryland.

11/21/2014

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty in Child Pornography Case

An Anne Arundel County man has pleaded guilty to producing child pornography stemming from videos that prosecutors say show him sexually assaulting a toddler.

11/20/2014

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Md. AG Releases Report on Reducing Campus Sexual Assaults

Maryland’s Attorney General released his new report on reducing campus sexual assaults Thursday at the University of Maryland.

11/13/2014

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Police Searching For Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman He Picked Up in Va. Commuter Lot

After a woman was sexually assaulted by a man who picked her up from a commuter lot in Woodbridge, police are now searching for the suspect.

11/12/2014

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Northern Va. Social Worker Faces Sex Charges

A grand jury has indicted a northern Virginia social worker on sex charges involving one of his teenage patients.

11/11/2014

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Seaman Facing Charges for Alleged Assault in Md.

The U.S. Coast Guard says a seaman will face a court-martial for an alleged sexual assault in Baltimore.

11/08/2014

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)

DNA Under Fingernail Provides Link in Matthew Case

Court records show that DNA recovered from underneath the fingernail of a sexual-assault victim in 2005 links that case to the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

11/06/2014

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

Attorney Wants UVa Abduction Suspect Evaluated

An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity.

10/31/2014

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D.C. Police Investigating Sexual Assault at Gunpoint

Police are investigating a violent sexual assault in northeast Washington.

10/26/2014

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