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  • Facebook rants carry a hefty price

    Ever ranted on Facebook? Maybe posted a snide comment or two? Most of us have, and never thought anything of it. I imagine Cincinnati photographer Mark Byron figured the same. He expressed anger about his pending divorce and child visitation issues in a...
  • Unhinged by the unthinkable

    It's no idle exercise to ask yourself what you would do to a person who sexually abused your child. Or how you would react if you witnessed such an incident. Recent cases, publicized in horrific detail, have made the subject a water-cooler topic, one...
  • Facebook murder an example of social media narcissism

    There's a bit of the showoff in all creatures, and some would say that this need to brag and gloat, to stand out in the crowd is the result of centuries of evolution. Think of the peacock. Or the red cardinal. Or the athlete hot-dogging it on the court....
  • Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler

    Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler
    Imagine marrying the man you adore, only to find yourself locked away in an Afghan harem, where your sweetheart alternately ignores, insults, hits and sexually assaults you. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Drunken dad took kids on wild ride before attacking them, deputies say

    Drunken dad took kids on wild ride before attacking them, deputies say
    A Volusia County man is in jail Friday after deputies said he drove drunk with children and then attacked them. Jeffrey Cleaves, 53, of Oak Hill in southeast Volusia County is accused of speeding and swerving on his way home from a bar with a 4-year-old...
  • Cops: Orlando man tried to rape 9-year-old

    An Orlando man is in jail Thursday after trying to rape a 9-year-old girl, police said. The child went to her bedroom for a lollipop when 52-year-old Richard Arvin Guevara allegedly pushed the child on to her bed and climbed on top of her, according...
  • Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'

    Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'
    As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...
  • In Florida cyberbully case, where were the parents, teachers, friends?

    There is perhaps no more heartbreaking story in the news these days than the suicide of a bullied 12-year-old Florida girl, a death all the more distressing because it was a preventable loss of young life. The sadness extends beyond the obvious. Two...
  • Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge

    Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge
    The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
  • Dashboard camera captures hammer attack on Long Beach taxi driver

    Dashboard camera captures hammer attack on Long Beach taxi driver
    Less than a mile into her taxi ride, a woman opened the vehicle's glass divider and threatened the Yellow Cab driver with a box cutter, demanding "50 bucks." When he refused, she whipped out a hammer and took aim at his head. “When she brought the...
  • Road-rage mom charged with child abuse, police say

    Road-rage mom charged with child abuse, police say
    An Orlando mom was locked up Tuesday after police say she took her 1-year-old daughter on a dangerous ride and rammed her car into another vehicle at least five times. According to the arrest report, 25-year-old Jenika Desiree Williams used her silver...