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  • Glennallen Dentist Accused of Sexually Assaulting Incapacitated Woman

    Glennallen Dentist Accused of Sexually Assaulting Incapacitated Woman
    Detectives with the Anchorage Police Department have accused Kevin Brent Shedlock, a Glennallen dentist, of sexually assaulting an incapacitated female. Shedlock was arrested Tuesday by detectives with the Special Victims Unit and Alaska State Troopers,...
  • Ring of truth in 'Orange Is the New Black'

    "What do you think of 'Orange Is the New Black?'" Since Netflix's series about life in a women's prison premiered this summer, I've fielded the same question from almost everyone I know. I guess it's because I have some experience on the subject. Before I...
  • Boosting young men of color

     Boosting young men of color
    Imagine that you walk into the newborn nursery ward at an American hospital and you see 100 babies in their bassinets. You are then informed that 33 of these babies will spend time in jail or prison. This is the reality today for African American...
  • Davion Only and the foster care conundrum

    Davion Only and the foster care conundrum
    Born to a mother in prison, 15-year-old Davion Only has been in foster care all his life. Last month he walked into a church in St. Petersburg, Fla., and pleaded for a family of his own. "I'll take anyone," Davion said. "Old or young, dad or mom, black,...
  • Bad behavior isn't an illness

    When the 1980 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as the DSM-3) was being prepared, psychiatrist Allen Frances lobbied for the inclusion of a new diagnosis: masochistic personality disorder. His push...
  • For black infants, a precarious start in life

    For black infants, a precarious start in life
    The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding. Samantha Bradley was only six months pregnant. She had already miscarried once. She knew she needed to get to an emergency room. "I was in tears," she said. "The only thing I could think was 'Get me...
  • 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,...
  • Cabbie gets 30 months probation, fine in molesting fare

    A 49-year-old Palatine cab driver has been sentenced to 30 months probation for molesting a woman who had hired him to drive her home from a bar, prosecutors said. Mohammed N. Choudry, of the 100 block of Sterling  Avenue, pleaded guilty in Rolling...
  • Maurice Lyons dies at 63; chairman of Morongo Band of Mission Indians

    Maurice Lyons dies at 63; chairman of Morongo Band of Mission Indians
    Maurice Lyons, the chairman of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians during the construction of a sprawling casino-resort that was a $250-million gamble to pursue more of the self-sufficiency for the tribe he'd long advocated, died Wednesday. He was 63....
  • Battered rug is key in trial of man accused of killing wife

    Battered rug is key in trial of man accused of killing wife
    A former Aurora man already serving life in prison for a double murder went on trial Monday in the 1990 slaying of his wife, a case in which a battered rug excavated from a Naperville horse farm will play a key role. The murder trial of Aurelio Montano,...