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  • Crystal Lake woman arrested again after abused horses found

    Crystal Lake woman arrested again after abused horses found
    For the second time in less than three years, a Crystal Lake woman has been arrested and charged with cruel treatment of horses in her care, officials said today. Jamie Koy, 39, of the 6100 block of East Hillside Drive, already was on probation for a...
  • Alleged Craigslist rapist hit with new charges

    Alleged Craigslist rapist hit with new charges
    The Woodstock man accused earlier this year of sexually assaulting five women is now facing additional charges. McHenry County prosecutors filed new aggravated criminal sexual assault charges this week against Charles Oliver, 45, after a sixth woman...
  • Mentally ill man gets 30 years for 'brutal' murder

    Mentally ill man gets 30 years for 'brutal' murder
    A Woodstock man with a history of severe mental illness was sentenced to 30 years in prison this evening for the grisly murder of a homeless man in 2009. Kyle Morgan, 29, who also battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, his father testified,...
  • 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...
  • Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi are divorcing, he says

    Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi are divorcing, he says
    Charles Saatchi is divorcing cookbook author and TV chef Nigella Lawson after a year in which he’s been a “disappointment” to his wife and weeks after photos of him grabbing her neck in a restaurant sent her into seclusion, according...
  • Pollo Tropical $1 Treat Books benefit Women in Distress

    Pollo Tropical $1 Treat Books benefit Women in Distress
    Pollo Tropical is using coupons to help fight domestic violence in October. Make a $1 donation to benefit Women in Distress of Broward County and get a Treat Book in exchange from the South Florida-based restaurant chain. The savings books, available...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...