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  • Law could add years to rape sentences

    Law could add years to rape sentences
    Despite advances in DNA technology, it wasn't long ago that if a rapist were identified eight or nine years after committing the crime he would go free because the statute of limitations had expired in Illinois. That loophole was patched, allowing...
  • Georgia man continues work of rescuing, protecting children

    "Well, she found herself, actually," says John Rabun in his Tybee Island home. A framed collage hangs above Rabun's computer. It shows a sign announcing Carlina "Netty" White's kidnapping from a New York hospital days after her birth in 1987 by an...
  • Correction: Man Kidnapped story

    In a story March 12 about a kidnapping charge, The Associated Press erroneously reported where the kidnapping occurred. It happened in Illinois, near Shiloh in St. Clair County, not in St. Clair County in Missouri. A corrected version of the story is...
  • Boy, 15, charged in toddler kidnapping caught on video

    A 15-year-old boy was charged Friday in juvenile court in the brief abduction of a young child in a small eastern Washington farm community — an incident that drew wide attention after it was caught on surveillance video. The boy was arrested...
  • United Nations condemns albino murders in Malawi, Tanzania

    The United Nations human rights chief said there has been a sharp increase this year in attacks on albinos in East Africa, especially in Malawi and Tanzania, calling the attacks "stunningly vicious." "As a result, many people with albinism are living...
  • Boy arrested for kidnapping involved in prior case

    The 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Sprague had previously been investigated a year ago for allegedly trying to lure a minor, Lincoln County Prosecutor Jeff Barkdull said Thursday. The sheriff's office forwarded a...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 12

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1 BLACK HAWK CRASHED IN FOG, KILLING 11; ANOTHER TURNED BACK Human remains and helicopter parts were recovered Wednesday after seven Marines and four soldiers...
  • Mayoral candidate found slain in southern Mexico state

    Mexican authorities said Wednesday that they found a missing mayoral candidate slain in the southern state of Guerrero, scene of the disappearance of 43 students from a teachers college last fall. State prosecutors said in a statement that the body of...
  • Man exonerated of 1994 abduction and rape freed from prison

    A suburban Chicago man who was exonerated after spending more than 20 years behind bars for an abduction and rape walked out of an Illinois prison Tuesday. Angel Gonzalez was exonerated Monday in a 1994 rape and abduction in Waukegan. After also being...
  • Court upholds convictions, sentence in Rilya Wilson case

    A Florida appeals court has upheld the kidnapping and child abuse convictions for Geralyn Graham in the case of missing foster child Rilya Wilson. A panel of the 3rd District Court of Appeal also upheld the 55-year sentence imposed on Graham in 2013....
  • Kidnapping and child-abuse convictions upheld in Rilya Wilson case

    Kidnapping and child-abuse convictions upheld in Rilya Wilson case
    In a case that shook Florida's child-welfare system, an appeals court Wednesday upheld kidnapping and child-abuse convictions of a caregiver for 4-year-old Rilya Wilson, who disappeared in 2000 in Miami. The 3rd District Court of Appeal rejected...