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  • Lessons from ex-San Diego Mayor Filner's sex harassment scandal

    Lessons from ex-San Diego Mayor Filner's sex harassment scandal
    “Not one allegation has even been independently verified or proven in court. But the hysteria that has been created is the hysteria of a lynch mob.” — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, announcing his resignation on Aug. 23, 2013 “...
  • Birth Control Not A Political Bargaining Chip

    As a young woman living in 2013 (not 1913), it's shocking to me that there are still people who think a woman's boss should be able to decide if she has access to insurance coverage for birth control. Like the majority of my peers, I'm already feeling the...
  • 66 years in prison in attack on child, injury of mother and dog

    66 years in prison in attack on child, injury of mother and dog
    A Carpentersville man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to 66 years in prison Tuesday for beating a woman with a hammer, sexually assaulting a child in her care and stabbing a dog. Daniel Happ, 29, of the 1600 block of Seminole Drive, had...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to mistreating women

    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to mistreating women
    SAN DIEGO — A few months ago, Bob Filner was this city's most powerful political figure — a new Democratic mayor pledging to help those he said had long been ignored or mistreated by local government. But Tuesday, less than two months...
  • Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault

    Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault
    Costa Mesa police have arrested a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife, whom he suspected was in a relationship with another man. Martin Neas, 36, allegedly stalked his wife — who had a restraining order against him —...
  • Federal officials arrest Burbank officer in alleged scheme

    Federal officials arrest Burbank officer in alleged scheme
    Federal authorities arrested a Burbank police officer Tuesday for his involvement in an alleged extortion scheme involving his girlfriend's estranged husband, state prosecutors and the FBI said. Anthony Valento, a 17-year veteran of the Burbank Police...
  • Police: Man who attacked woman identified himself as cop

    Police: Man who attacked woman identified himself as cop
    A man who identified himself as a police officer offered a woman a ride home, then sexually abused her in the Ravenswood neighborhood, according to police. The attack happened around 1 a.m. on Oct. 4 in the 4700 block of North Clark Street, according to...
  • Toddler killings shock South Africa; three suspects in custody

    Toddler killings shock South Africa; three suspects in custody
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Last weekend, the men of Diepsloot township, north of Johannesburg, searched the community's shacks for two missing toddlers. They looked around the shops and combed the river. They spread out and searched the bush near the...
  • Midshipman accused of sex assault wants superintendent removed from case

    Midshipman accused of sex assault wants superintendent removed from case
    One of the Naval Academy midshipmen accused of sexually assaulting a classmate is seeking to join a lawsuit, filed by the alleged victim, that calls for the academy superintendent to be removed from the case. Midshipman Joshua Tate is seeking...
  • Man accused of killing Long Beach teacher at park due in court

    Man accused of killing Long Beach teacher at park due in court
    The man accused of killing a Long Beach teacher at a park while her students played nearby is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. An arraignment for Steven Brown, 50,  is set for 1:30 p.m. in Long Beach. Prosecutors are expected to announce criminal...
  • Burbank officer arrested, accused of extortion scheme

    Burbank officer arrested, accused of extortion scheme
    A Burbank police officer is due in court Wednesday after he was arrested the day before by federal authorities on suspicion of taking part in an alleged extortion scheme involving his girlfriend's estranged husband. Anthony Valento, a 17-year veteran of...