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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Former swim coach sentenced for child sex abuse

    Former swim coach sentenced for child sex abuse
    Kelley Currin recalled dancing with her longtime swimming coach, Rick Curl, as a teenage girl the night of his wedding some 30 years ago. She wore a pink dress, held on too long and whispered in his ear, "I hate you." She told Montgomery County...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence

    Ravens' Chris Canty speaking out at seminar to prevent domestic violence
    Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty plans to deliver a strong message about preventing domestic violence to hundreds of middle school, high school, college and youth coaches. Canty has partnered with the Verizon Foundation and A Call to Men for a four-...
  • 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...
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