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John Walsh

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  • Bills Before State House Would Close PA Megan's Law Loopholes.

     
    The state House is set to vote this week on legislation that would make sure Pennsylvania meets national standards to register and track sex offenders -- or risk the loss of federal grant money if it does not. But juvenile justice advocates are protesting...
  • Corbett Gets Megan's Law Fixes.

     
    A Bill Closing Loopholes ... ... in Pennsylvania's Megan's Law statute is headed for Gov. Tom Corbett's desk. Under the bill approved by the state Senate, homeless and out-of-state sex offenders will face criminal penalties if they fail to register......
  • Lakewood Police Chief Finalist For America's Most Wanted 'All-Star Officer'

    Lakewood Police Chief Finalist For America's Most Wanted 'All-Star Officer'
    A dedicated lawman from Lakewood, carrying on a family tradition of public service, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2011 America's Most Wanted All-Star Contest, sponsored by Sprint. Chief Bret Farrar of the Lakewood, WA Police Department is the...
  • A murder, a bad investigation, and finally, a killer found

    A murder, a bad investigation, and finally, a killer found
    If you like your true crime populated by clever killers, tenacious detectives and intriguing, eccentric suspects, and if you demand a whodunit mystery with a satisfying measure of redemption, "Bringing Adam Home" is not the book for you. This is a tale...
  • Lifetime picks up America's Most Wanted

    Lifetime picks up America's Most Wanted
    John Walsh has found a new home for "America's Most Wanted." The Lifetime cable network has picked up the series formerly on Fox. The broadcast network said "AMW" had become too expensive to continue as a weekly program but that it would be kept alive as...
  • Kansas Just Got Tougher on Sex Offenders

    Kansas Just Got Tougher on Sex Offenders
    Kansas last week became the fifth state in the nation to adopt The Adam Walsh Act, named after the murdered son of America's Most Wanted host John Walsh. The new law aims to crack down on sex offenders, and officials say that they hope that it helps...
  • Fox Cancels America's Most Wanted

    Fox Cancels America's Most Wanted
    Say "so long" to America's Most Wanted on Saturday nights. Fox’s Fugitive hunt is getting the axe. Not to put too fine a point on it, but Fox says AMW is going away because it's not paying the bills. Fox hasn't been making any money on the show for...
  • Local Families Helped by America's Most Wanted are Sad to See it Go

    Local Families Helped by America's Most Wanted are Sad to See it Go
    Local families are reacting to the loss of America's Most Wanted.  The families of Ali Kemp and Kara Kopetsky say the show brought national attention to their daughters' cases, and it's been a great help to find answers.  Roger Kemp says the true...
  • 'Most Wanted' on the move

    Earlier this year, Fox canceled the long-running Saturday crime-fighting series "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" -- as it had done in 1996, before a torrent of complaints from law enforcement urged a change of heart -- but said the show...
  • Court: Sexually Dangerous Prisoners Can Be Held Indefinitely

    Court: Sexually Dangerous Prisoners Can Be Held Indefinitely
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal officials can indefinitely hold inmates considered "sexually dangerous" after their prison terms are complete. The high court in a 7-2 judgment reversed a lower court decision that said Congress...
  • Hope, help fade for the missing

    Hope, help fade for the missing
    Long before Caylee Marie Anthony, Jennifer Kesse and Jessica Lunsford became household names in Central Florida, 20-year-old Tiffany Sessions walked out of her apartment near the University of Florida and never returned. Like the more recent...