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  • Isle charity tournament for Women In Distress, Children's Fund

    Isle charity tournament for Women In Distress, Children's Fund
    The Isle Casino and Racing and All In Free Poker are seeking players for the Second Annual PermaPlate Charity Poker Tournament at noon Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Isle in Pompano Beach. The top prize is $7,000 cash, and other prizes include a vacation to the...
  • Revised reporting law could protect children from abuse

    As an independent child advocate of almost 20 years in Maryland, I agree that we need to strengthen its reporting laws and extend the statue of limitations for victims to come forward ("Uncovering the abusers," Nov. 28). The John Merzbacher case is a...
  • Grandmother accused of beating, biting, burning kids, 5 and 6

    Grandmother accused of beating, biting, burning kids, 5 and 6
    Two children, 5 and 6, who had been removed from their mother because of abuse and neglect were beaten, burned and bitten last month by their grandmother, who had been appointed their guardian, authorities said. Goldine Williams, 47, of the 7500 block...
  • America pays a huge price for imprisoning so many people

    Millions of dollars have already been allocated to build a new jail for youth in Baltimore, but do we really need more jails ("Jackson joins rally against youth jail," Nov. 9)? The U.S. has the highest rate of incarceration in the world. We put more...
  • Church official: Archdiocese acted responsibly in Merzbacher case

    I write in response to last Sunday's article, "Catholic officials knew of teacher's abuse, court files indicate" (Nov. 24) and the subsequent editorial regarding the horrific abuse committed by John Merzbacher in the 1970s. Contrary to the article's...
  • Man allegedly sold cocaine near elementary school in Glendale

    Man allegedly sold cocaine near elementary school in Glendale
    An alleged drug dealer was charged Thursday with selling cocaine to a Glendale man in front of Mark Keppel Elementary School, officials said. Franklin Vasquez Marquez, 34, of Los Angeles faces one felony count of possessing cocaine for sale and...
  • Elgin man gets 7 years for beating girlfriend

    Elgin man gets 7 years for beating girlfriend
    An Elgin man who severely beat his girlfriend and then tried coerce her into not testifying against him has been sentenced to seven years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors. Quinzeric D. Span, 34, of the 400 block of Chicago Street, was...
  • Cops: Man tried to rob 3, then held woman hostage, abused her

    Cops: Man tried to rob 3, then held woman hostage, abused her
    A Markham man previously convicted of sex assault has been charged with trying to rob three women at a salon, then holding a woman hostage Friday night in a South Side salon, police said. Byron K. Moore, 49, faces charges of aggravated kidnapping,...
  • 2-year-old boy killed in Southeast Baltimore; mother at hospital with cut throat

    Most weekends, the woman would walk alongside her 2-year-old son as he rode his big wheel up and down the sidewalk along Broening Highway, on a block where many brick rowhouses are decorated for the holidays and neighborhood kids regularly gather to play,...
  • Man accused of sex attack after robbery attempt held on $1.5 million bail

    Man accused of sex attack after robbery attempt held on $1.5 million bail
    A Markham man accused of sexually abusing a woman at a salon he tried to rob was ordered held Sunday on $1.5 million bail. Prosecutors had asked Judge Edward Harmening to deny bail to Byron K. Moore, who police say went to a salon in the 3100 block of...
  • Push to strengthen state's child abuse reporting law debated

    Push to strengthen state's child abuse reporting law debated
    Maryland is one of three states that requires workers in certain occupations to report child abuse but whose law doesn't include criminal sanctions against those who fail to do so, according to a state legislative analysis. That distinction met with...