| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:34 AM
In order to arrest George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the special prosecutor heading the investigation must show a judge that she has found probable cause.
Sanford police faced public outrage when they announced they found no...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 3:10 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The law restricting sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of parks and schools has been temporarily blocked by a California judge.
The ruling halts enforcement of portions of the measure known as Jessica's Law.
It forbids sex...
| Aug 10, 2008
A 2006 law intended to crack down on sex offenders has proved a bonanza for a small group of private psychologists and psychiatrists, 14 of whom billed California taxpayers last year for a half a million dollars or more each, a Times investigation found....
| Sep 30, 2009
| 12:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Prison officials say a convicted sex offender on death row for kidnapping, raped and burying a Florida girl alive has died of natural causes.
After John Evander Couey abducted 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford from her bedroom in 2005, many...