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  • Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7

    Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7
    An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said. Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
  • Sheriff in Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Cut cyberbullying cord

    Sheriff in Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Cut cyberbullying cord
    A day after Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the arrest of two girls in the Rebecca Ann Sedwick suicide he appeared on the national television morning shows warning parents of the dangers of cyberbulling. He also vowed to prosecute anyone...
  • Georgia Tech frat apologizes for 'rapebait' letter

    Georgia Tech frat apologizes for 'rapebait' letter
    Earlier this week I blogged about a disgusting, misogynistic 'rapebait' letter sent out by a member of Georgia Tech's chapter of Phi Kappa Tau that quickly went viral. Now, it seems the offending brother has taken to the web to apologize for his actions....
  • State to tighten rules for sex-offender screening

     A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.     One went on to rape an...
  • Drivers ignoring child seat and seat belt rules are killing children

    Drivers ignoring child seat and seat belt rules are killing children
    Two disturbing reports out this week point out the dangers faced by children while riding in cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that more than a third of children under age 13 who died in passenger vehicle crashes in 2011 were...
  • No Ramadan return for Iran maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian

    No Ramadan return for Iran maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian
    TEHRAN -- In these first days of Ramadan, many Iranians hoped to hear a familiar and beloved voice as they tuned into state radio or switched on TV just before iftar, the evening meal that signals the end of the dawn-to-dusk fast. They were looking...
  • Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators

    Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators
    A violent sex crime devastated Don Ryce's family. A kidnapper raped and murdered his young son, and the resulting pain and grief may have hastened the deaths of his wife and daughter. Ryce found some comfort in the Florida law, passed in his son's...
  • Florida lawmakers vow swift action to shield public from sex predators

    State legislators promise to overhaul sex offender laws in response to a Sun Sentinel investigation last week that found Florida has failed to stop hundreds of rapists and child molesters from attacking again. In the Florida Senate and House, leading...
  • Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial

    Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial
    Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
  • Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault

    Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault
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  • Oct. 26 Safewalk-Run to benefit domestic violence victims

    Oct. 26 Safewalk-Run to benefit domestic violence victims
    Every day at first appearance court in downtown Fort Lauderdale, many of the newly arrested from around Broward County are facing domestic violence charges.  Sometimes victims even come to court, bruised and tearful but fearful of retribution from their...