| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:05 AM
A man in Mexico was released on a misdemeanor charge after putting a padlock on the pants of his girlfriend.
WOIA in San Antonio reports the 25-year-old woman went to police in "excruciating pain" after being unable to use the restroom for several...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:47 AM
An op-ed piece in the student newspaper at Southern Methodist University is gaining national attention after arguing that women can "prevent sexual assaults" by "drinking responsibly."
In the Daily Campus op-ed, contributing writer Kirby Wiley...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:41 PM
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....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:33 AM
A Missouri man was arrested after police say he took his 11-year-old daughter to meet someone who agreed to sexually assault the girl in response to a Craigslist ad, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Authorities in St. Louis, Mo. were alerted to...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:46 AM
How awful was the case of the Oviedo mom sent to prison for sexually abusing her two children?
“The most horrific double whammy of incest and pedophilia,” clinical and forensic psychology Cheryl Arutt said Wednesday on HLN’s...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:52 PM
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,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians and child abuse agencies should step in when parents' religious beliefs keep kids from getting necessary medical care, doctors said Monday.
In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Gizzell Ford, 8, beamed with pride when she beat out dozens of older students earlier this year to win her school spelling bee.
The Chicago third-grader, who loved to write in her journal, was an excellent student who also appeared to have a family...
| Oct 20, 2013
One after another, teenage girls or their mothers approached their prominent West Side minister and accused the music director at his rapidly growing church of rape and molestation.
Instead of alerting police, Apostle John Abercrombie in three instances...
| Oct 6, 2013
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,...