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  • Bell doctor arrested in alleged sexual assault of patient

    Bell doctor arrested in alleged sexual assault of patient
    A Bell doctor has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient after a woman reported that she was attacked while seeking treatment for stomach pains, police said Monday. Bell police detectives Monday appealed for other potential victims...
  • Man guilty in fatal beating of boy on his 4th birthday

    Man guilty in fatal beating of boy on his 4th birthday
    A Cook County jury convicted a mother's boyfriend Monday in the beating death of her 4-year-old child less than two hours after a prosecutor described the murder as a "sadistic sport" for the boyfriend and mom. Cesar Ruiz, 36, who had demonstrated for...
  • Broward prosecutor to head state sex predator program

    Broward prosecutor to head state sex predator program
    The troubled state program charged with identifying rapists and child molesters too dangerous for society is getting a new boss: a Broward prosecutor who has devoted much of her career to locking up sex offenders. The appointment Friday of Kristin...
  • Penn State paying $59.7 million to Jerry Sandusky victims

    Penn State paying $59.7 million to Jerry Sandusky victims
    Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a man once revered at the university who is now serving what is effectively a life prison...
  • Mizeur rebukes Gansler for teen drinking comments

    Mizeur rebukes Gansler for teen drinking comments
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's comments about how parents of daughters may respond differently to underage drinking drew a sharp rebuke Monday from a political rival.  Del. Heather Mizeur, like Gansler a Democrat from Montgomery County,...
  • An end to silent suffering

    An end to silent suffering
    No one sets out to be homeless. No one plans to become impoverished, a single mother, or an abused wife. No one thinks, "Food stamps. That's my ticket out of poverty." And yet, life sometimes presents us with unbidden challenges. Life can take you far...
  • Charges filed in alleged meth bust

    Charges filed in alleged meth bust
    Charges have been filed against two women and a man who were arrested last week after Glendale police allegedly discovered more than $500,000 in methamphetamine and cocaine in a drug lab in Huntington Park. Laura Sanchez, 30, Sergio Sanchez Velazquez,...
  • Rape acquittals spur calls for law change

    Rape acquittals spur calls for law change
    A string of acquittals for a man accused of raping several Baltimore women has renewed a debate over whether the law should be changed to help prosecutors secure sex offense convictions. Nelson Bernard Clifford, 35, has been cleared in four trials in...
  • Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals

    Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals
    An attempt by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to pivot from character concerns to issues in the increasingly nasty gubernatorial contest yielded more vitriol Tuesday as Gansler accused a rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, of putting politics ahead of...
  • Veterans court: An overdue service for those who served

    Veterans court: An overdue service for those who served
    In about two weeks, America will pause to honor our veterans. And then the moment will pass. After a spurt of parades, political platitudes and paid days off, most people will go back to their daily grind. Unfortunately, for many of the men and...
  • Aamir Khan, Kathryn Bigelow Honored in D.C.

    America Abroad Media bestowed Bollywood multihyphenate Aamir Khan, helmer Kathryn Bigelow and the Intl. Center for Nonviolent Conflict with its inaugural awards Oct. 28 in Washington, D.C. "America Abroad," a radio program distributed by Public Radio...