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  • 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...
  • Davion Only and the foster care conundrum

    Davion Only and the foster care conundrum
    Born to a mother in prison, 15-year-old Davion Only has been in foster care all his life. Last month he walked into a church in St. Petersburg, Fla., and pleaded for a family of his own. "I'll take anyone," Davion said. "Old or young, dad or mom, black,...
  • Bad behavior isn't an illness

    When the 1980 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as the DSM-3) was being prepared, psychiatrist Allen Frances lobbied for the inclusion of a new diagnosis: masochistic personality disorder. His push...
  • Mom of alleged sex assault victim suing pastor for failing to protect girls from ex-music director

     Mom of alleged sex assault victim suing pastor for failing to protect girls from ex-music director
    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...
  • Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women

    Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women
    Depression can look very different in men and women. And many of its hallmarks — rage, risk-taking, substance abuse and even workaholism — can hide in plain sight. Now researchers say that when these symptoms are factored into a diagnosis,...
  • Dashcam video: George Zimmerman surrenders to Lake Mary police

    Dashcam video: George Zimmerman surrenders to Lake Mary police
    LAKE MARY – iPad video recorded by George Zimmerman's wife during a dispute this week could determine whether her husband will face domestic violence charges, police said Tuesday. Lake Mary police Officer Zach Hudson, an agency spokesman, said...
  • George Zimmerman dispute: No charges for George or Shellie right now

    George Zimmerman dispute: No charges for George or Shellie right now
    A Lake Mary police spokesman said no charges are expected into allegations of domestic violence involving George Zimmerman and his estranged wife, Shellie  A iPad that reportedly captured images of what happened between the couple is badly damanged, the...
  • Battered rug is key in trial of man accused of killing wife

    Battered rug is key in trial of man accused of killing wife
    A former Aurora man already serving life in prison for a double murder went on trial Monday in the 1990 slaying of his wife, a case in which a battered rug excavated from a Naperville horse farm will play a key role. The murder trial of Aurelio Montano,...
  • 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...
  • Cabbie gets 30 months probation, fine in molesting fare

    A 49-year-old Palatine cab driver has been sentenced to 30 months probation for molesting a woman who had hired him to drive her home from a bar, prosecutors said. Mohammed N. Choudry, of the 100 block of Sterling  Avenue, pleaded guilty in Rolling...
  • For black infants, a precarious start in life

    For black infants, a precarious start in life
    The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding. Samantha Bradley was only six months pregnant. She had already miscarried once. She knew she needed to get to an emergency room. "I was in tears," she said. "The only thing I could think was 'Get me...