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  • Transcript: George McCaskey addresses Ray McDonald signing

    Transcript: George McCaskey addresses Ray McDonald signing
    PHOENIX -- Chicago Bears owner George McCaskey understands what’s at stake. Tuesday’s signing of defensive end Ray McDonald comes with risk and plenty of potential drama. After McDonald experienced multiple legal run-ins in 2014 -- first...
  • Ray McDonald's legal timeline

     Ray McDonald's legal timeline
    May 25, 2014: Police responded to McDonald's San Jose, Calif., home after a woman allegedly grabbed a gun during an argument with her fiance. The gun was registered to the fiance (McDonald). The police report did not name McDonald or the woman, but it...
  • 'Animal House' frat accused of branding members at Dartmouth

    'Animal House' frat accused of branding members at Dartmouth
    A Dartmouth College fraternity with a history of hazing and alcohol violations has been accused of branding new members while under suspension last fall. Alpha Delta, which partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House," has a significant record of...
  • New indictment against Elgin Islamic leader accused of sex abuse

    New indictment against Elgin Islamic leader accused of sex abuse
    A prominent Islamic leader who was previously arrested in the alleged sexual abuse of an employee now faces additional charges after he was formally indicted. Mohammed Abdullah Saleem, an imam who founded the Institute of Islamic Education in Elgin,...
  • Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese

    Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese
    A longtime volunteer at a Catholic church in Manhattan Beach has filed suit against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles alleging that a priest sexually molested her while she was arranging flowers in preparation for Sunday Mass. Catherine Bergin filed the...
  • NC State fraternity disbanded over pledge book

    RALEIGH, N.C. The Tau chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at North Carolina State University has been disbanded as a result of an investigation into a pledge book that contained sexually and racially offensive comments, the university and the...
  • Amanda Knox 'very worried' as Italy's high court considers her fate

    Amanda Knox 'very worried' as Italy's high court considers her fate
    Amanda Knox's defense lawyer urged Italy's highest court on Wednesday to overturn the American's conviction in the 2007 murder of her British roommate, calling it a "grave judicial error." Knox faces 28 ½ years in an Italian jail for the 2007 murder...
  • Changing frat life will be difficult, experts say

    PHILADELPHIA If the past is any indication, the fraternity scandal at Pennsylvania State University just one in a string of incidents across the country will blow over without any fundamental change to Greek life in State College. Last week, the school...
  • Kansas commune leader gets life term for slaying of member

    A man who led a Kansas commune that collected millions of dollars in life insurance payouts from dead members was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the drowning death of one of them 12 years ago. Daniel Perez, 55, stared straight ahead and showed...
  • Victim advocates worry about discredited UVa rape account

    With the account of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia debunked by police, advocates for sexual assault survivors are worried a movement that gained tremendous momentum in the past year could suffer a setback. A Rolling Stone article...
  • East Windsor Rape Suspect Faces Enhanced Charge

    East Windsor Rape Suspect Faces Enhanced Charge
    HARTFORD — A 43-year-old South Windsor man charged in the brutal rape of an exotic dancer in East Windsor last month will be prosecuted as a persistent sexual offender, a prosecutor said Tuesday in Superior Court in Hartford. Assistant State's...