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  • 9 New Lawsuits Filed Over Kleen Energy Plant Explosion

    The owners and general contractor at the Kleen Energy power plant ignored basic safety precautions before the February blast that killed six workers and injured several dozen more, a group of lawyers said Thursday as they announced nine new lawsuits...
  • Search For Serial Killer's Victims Goes Underwater

    Search For Serial Killer's Victims Goes Underwater
    The search for bodies on the Long Island shore has been on the ground and in the air, and now it goes underwater in a case that's already turned up the remains of ten victims. Despite high winds and heavy rain, Suffolk County Police dive team members...
  • Robyn Giannotta and Andrew Moss

    Robyn Giannotta and Andrew Moss
    Robyn Giannotta and Andrew Moss were married by Father Matt Elshoff, OFM Cap. on August 27, 2011 at the San Gabriel Mission. The reception was held at the elegant Langham Huntington Hotel. Mrs. Moss is the daughter of Dr. Steven and Mrs. Sharon Giannotta...
  • DNA threatens strength of Lake County conviction

    DNA threatens strength of Lake County conviction
    Drops of blood found at the murder scene didn't match the suspect or victim in the beating death of a respected 71-year-old Waukegan appliance store owner, but the jury was told that didn't clear the alleged killer, James Edwards. A prosecutor...
  • Special Report: Hartford's Vicious Cycle Of Fires And Blight

    Special Report: Hartford's Vicious Cycle Of Fires And Blight
    After fire hit Joseph Palenza's multifamily building at 479-481 Farmington Ave. last month, city inspectors made a troubling discovery. So many electrical hazards had accumulated over time — extension cords plugged into light sockets; loose or...
  • Cathie Black Hears The Boos

    Cathie Black Hears The Boos
    The week started off with Mayor Bloomberg getting a boo-filled chilly reception at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, and Thursday night, it was Schools Chancellor Cathie Black's turn. It happened at the monthly Panel for Educational Policy meeting in...
  • O'Brien on priest sexual abuse: Making sure it doesn't happen again

    O'Brien on priest sexual abuse: Making sure it doesn't happen again
    Often, when the Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis is discussed, some defender of the church will accurately point out that no other institution has done more to study itself and to create safeguards that protect children in the area of sexual abuse....
  • New report on priestly abuse: A priest's view

    New report on priestly abuse: A priest's view
    By and large, priests don’t molest because they are gay, or because the Catholic Church requires priests not to marry. Nor did the problem stem from changes in seminaries after Vatican II. What, then? Those reasons are more elusive, a fact that...
  • O'Brien blaming society for clergy sexual abuse

    The reported highlights of the John Jay University study of the causes and context of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy, which were also emphasized in Archbishop Edwin O'Brien's op-ed ( "We can't let it happen again," May 22), are that the general...
  • Who's to Blame For Priest Pedophilia Scandals? Hippies!

    Who's to Blame For Priest Pedophilia Scandals? Hippies!
    Last week a highly anticipated report about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church was released, immediately drawing criticism from abuse victims and advocacy groups. The nearly $2 million study was conducted by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice....
  • Catholic bishops to gather in Seattle, weigh charter revisions

    Catholic bishops to gather in Seattle, weigh charter revisions
    Proposed revisions to a U.S. Roman Catholic Church charter that addresses the sexual abuse of children by priests are insignificant and fail to address church cover-ups, critics said on Tuesday. Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests...