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Sexual Assault

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  • Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info

    Allegations against Allegany doctor highlight dearth of complaint info
    If patients in Maryland want to learn about complaints or concerns about their doctors, there is little that can be made public under state law. But that's not the case in all states. Complaints made to medical licensing boards are made public in nine...
  • New Naval Academy superintendent nominated

    New Naval Academy superintendent nominated
    President Barack Obama has nominated the head of the Naval War College to serve as the next superintendent of the Naval Academy, the Pentagon announced Friday. Rear Adm. Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr., a 1981 graduate of the academy and a record-setting...
  • Acting coach accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

    Acting coach accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl
    A 54-year-old acting coach has been charged in connection with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, authorities said Thursday night. Cameron Thor is accused of assaulting the girl in the spring of 2008 in a secluded area of Agoura Hills, according to...
  • Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children

    Ex-church worker admits to fondling 2 more children
    A former volunteer at a northwest suburban church has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two more developmentally disabled boys, prosecutors said. Robert Sobczak, 20, of Hoffman Estates, was sentenced in Cook County court Tuesday to seven years in...
  • Assembly approves bill to increase reporting of on-campus incidents

    Assembly approves bill to increase reporting of on-campus incidents
    The Assembly unanimously approved a measure Wednesday that would require college officials to relay reports of certain on-campus incidents to local law enforcement. The bill, by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), comes at a time when universities...
  • State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction

    State launches investigation into licensure of doctor with rape conviction
    State health officials launched an investigation Thursday into how Dr. William Dando was allowed to practice medicine in Maryland, given his 1987 rape conviction in Florida, and they suspended his medical license because of a sexual assault indictment...
  • Suspect sought in sexual assault on Metro Purple Line

    Suspect sought in sexual assault on Metro Purple Line
    Law enforcement authorities in Los Angeles were seeking the public's help Wednesday in identifying a man who sexually assaulted a woman on a Metro Purple Line train. The victim was assaulted around 10:45 p.m. on May 17 after boarding the train at the...
  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • State university system revising sexual assault policy

    State university system revising sexual assault policy
    Amid a series of changes to federal laws regarding how universities handle sexual assaults and sexual misconduct, the University System of Maryland is in the process of updating its two-decade-old policies on the matter. The Board of Regents of the...
  • '90210's' AnnaLynne McCord describes sexual assault in essay

    '90210's' AnnaLynne McCord describes sexual assault in essay
    "Dallas" star AnnaLynne McCord has gone into "spiritual warrior mode" to inspire other victims of sexual assault to find their voices. The "90210" alum wrote an essay for the July issue of Cosmopolitan detailing how she was raped at 18 by a close friend...
  • Man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Metro train is charged

    Man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Metro train is charged
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges Friday against a 23-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman inside a Metro train. Danon Drake was charged with two counts of sexual battery by restraint and one count each of sexual penetration by foreign...