rape allegations

April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hires External Firm to Investigate Damascus Sexual Assault Case

Montgomery County Public Schools published a letter that Superintendent Jack Smith emailed to the Damascus high school community on Sunday. The letter is about how MCPS is cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation into alleged rapes and violent assaults at Damascus, and they’ve also hired an external firm to internally investigate the school and football team […]

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March 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories for March 17-23

Talk about a sad week for the news. Stories about Rockville High School — the rape allegations and their aftermath — dominated our web traffic reports. But the week also saw the horrific explosion of a home and the owner’s death.   Callers Threaten Rockville High UPDATED: Montgomery School Board Raises New Objection to Labor Day […]

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March 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville High Rape Allegations Draw Comments from Annapolis and D.C.

The rape allegations at Rockville High School drew attention from capitals—Annapolis and Washington, D.C.—on Tuesday. In Washington, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer called the Rockville rape “a tragic event.” “It’s horrendous and horrible and disgusting what this young woman in Rockville went through. I can’t possibly imagine. So first of all let’s remember the human […]

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March 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett: Confident Justice System Will Do Its Job

County Executive Ike Leggett released this statement Monday afternoon about the rape allegations at Rockville High School: I was immediately sick and disgusted when it was reported that two young men raped a 14-year-old student at Rockville High School last Thursday. This should not happen. Period. My deepest condolences go out to this young girl […]

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