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  • Safety net failed girl in abuse case

    Safety net failed girl in abuse case
    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...
  • Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton

    Ex-wife allegedly kidnapped, forced to undergo exorcism in Stockton
    A man and his son have been arrested after allegedly kidnapping his ex-wife and forcing her to undergo an exorcism in Stockton. Jose Magana-Farias, 42 and his son, Victor Farias, 20, arranged to meet with his ex-wife and mother of the son at a Wal-...
  • Commentary: A successful foster care story — mine

    In California, 46% of children who are in the foster care system lack a high school degree compared with 16% of the general population, according to Orangewood Children's Foundation. Of that, fewer than 10% who do graduate from high school continue their...
  • Jonathan Martin shows us how a real man acts

    Richie Incognito may rank high on my list of despicable human beings, but I’ll give him one thing. The Miami Dolphins’ bully has ignited another national conversation about what it means to be a man in this era. It’s an important...
  • Former Fort Meade youth worker charged with child sex abuse

    Former Fort Meade youth worker charged with child sex abuse
    A former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing two boys there in 2010 and 2011, federal authorities said. Anthony Dennis Williams II allegedly communicated with the boys through social media and text messages,...
  • Teen moms abused as children more likely to become abusers themselves

    Eighteen and pregnant, Jessica Chandler was terrified. Taken away from her mentally ill mother and placed into the foster care system as a child, she wanted to be a good parent. "But I didn't really know what that meant," said Chandler, now a graduate...
  • Woman found dead in her San Gabriel home was attacked, officials say

    Woman found dead in her San Gabriel home was attacked, officials say
    A woman found lifeless in a bedroom of her San Gabriel home appeared to have been "assaulted and asphyxiated," authorities said Wednesday. The 45-year-old woman was found by authorities at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Friends who were concerned because they...
  • Gansler PartyGate is blown way out of proportion [Letter]

    Gansler PartyGate is blown way out of proportion [Letter]
    I must take exception to a letter from attorney Susan L. Burke Tuesday's Sun ("Gansler's comments reflect 'boys will be boys' culture," Nov. 12). She questions the inherent character of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler in reference to the (now...
  • Authorities seek public help on alleged Fort Meade child sex abuse suspect

    Authorities seek public help on alleged Fort Meade child sex abuse suspect
    Federal authorities are asking anyone with information about the former Fort Meade Youth Center worker who was accused this week of sexually abusing two boys to contact them. Anthony Dennis Williams II made an initial appearance at U.S. District Court...
  • Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7

    Aurora man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 7
    An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said. Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group setting....