Tag: sexual assault

Sexual Harassment – How CHANA’s Preventative Healthy Relationship Programming Can Make a Difference


In the past month, a day hasn’t gone by without news of sexual assault or harassment allegations made by women, and a few men, who are finally feeling empowered to speak out.

Protesters Greet Betsy DeVos for University of Baltimore Commencement

Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

Students, parents and locals this afternoon protested Betsy DeVos’ presence at the fall commencement for University of Baltimore graduates.

Two Baltimore-Area Private School Teachers, Married, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Minors

The Allan Building on the McDonogh School campus. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

An English teacher at the McDonogh Upper School has been let go due to what the school’s headmaster described as “sexual relations with a minor more than a decade ago” – less than a week after the teacher’s wife was arrested on sexual charges involving a teenage boy.

AACo. Executive Who Contributed to Roy Moore’s Campaign Wants His Money Back

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh. Photo via Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has asked an accused child molester running for Senate in Alabama for his money back.

15 New Civil Rights Lawsuits Filed Against City, Baltimore Police

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The City of Baltimore and police are facing a fresh set of lawsuits filed by locals who claim they were beaten, sexually assaulted, threatened or wrongfully arrested between 2013 and 2016.

Kevin Spacey Now Accused of Sexual Assault, Harassment on ‘House of Cards’ Set in Joppa



Actor Kevin Spacey is confronting a growing dogpile of sexual assault and harassment allegations, with some of the newest ones coming from the Maryland-based set of the show that recently catapulted Spacey back into stardom.

Netflix Suspends Production for Final ‘House of Cards’ Season Amid Spacey Fallout

Kevin Spacey at the Berlin Film Festival in 2011. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Kevin Spacey’s past is haunting Frank Underwood’s future, spurring Netflix to indefinitely suspend production for season six of the political thriller series “House of Cards” here in Maryland.

Hopkins Sees Bumps in Reported Sex Assaults, Burglaries, Dating Violence


Johns Hopkins University

New figures from Johns Hopkins University reveal upticks in sexual assault reports and certain types of violent crime in and around the Homewood campus in 2016.

A 2017 Legislative Obituary: Cannabis Licensing Expansion, Internet Privacy, Immigrant Sanctuary Policy, Polystyrene Ban

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The Maryland General Assembly enjoyed a productive 2017 session, with lawmakers from both parties working across the aisle and with Gov. Larry Hogan to craft new laws shaping Maryland’s environmental, school funding and even cownose ray-hunting policies. However, there were some notable fallen soldiers.