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  • Letters: A troubled foster-care agency

    Re "Foster agency thrived despite lapses," Oct. 7 Renee Moncito — chief executive of the private Wings of Refuge foster care agency, which just had its contract with Los Angeles County terminated — should never have been allowed to care...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?

    Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?
    Evan Jenne loves serving in the Florida House of Representatives. When newly drawn legislative districts confronted him with the prospect of a messy 2012 primary fight with another incumbent, he considered running for Broward County Commission. But...
  • Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'

    Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'
    SAN DIEGO--As the City Council prepares Friday to approve a mediation plan that includes Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, his ex-fiancee has expressed not anger but sadness. Just days before three ex-supporters went public last month with accusations...
  • Florida tougher on predators — but more action needed

     Florida tougher on predators — but more action needed
    It's difficult to say what's more disturbing about the system for protecting Floridians from sexual predators: It could be the fact that Sun Sentinel reporters Sally Kestin and Dana Williams found that during the past 14 years, 594 known deviants...
  • Thunder guard Liggins arrested

    Thunder guard Liggins arrested
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins was jailed Saturday night on suspicion of felony domestic abuse, according to KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City's ABC affiliate. Liggins is accused of assaulting a woman, who is believed to be his girlfriend, while in the...
  • 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

    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...