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  • Career jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, allegedly hits Palm Desert store

    An 83-year-old woman who claims to be an international jewel thief with a five-decade career was back behind bars Wednesday after allegedly stealing a ring from a jewelry store in Palm Desert. Doris Marie Payne was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...
  • Ex-Bay Area professor's guilty plea to infant sex abuse is set aside

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this week set aside the 37 1/2-year prison sentence of a former Cal State East Bay professor who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a woman's infant daughter multiple times. In setting aside the prison term for...
  • Review: Brandy Clark dazzles with '12 Stories'

    Review: Brandy Clark dazzles with '12 Stories'
    This has been a great year for women's voices in contemporary country music, starting with the auspicious debut album from Kacey Musgraves in March and ramping up now with an even bolder new arrival, Brandy Clark. The question out of the gate is whether...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'More Cattle, Less Bull'

    Olivia’s life isn’t finished imploding, which is both entertaining and frustrating to watch. I think half of the joy of watching “Scandal” is being able to route for Olivia as she ruthlessly ensures the best outcome for her client....
  • Advocates say young mother's murder raises questions about domestic violence protections

    Advocates say young mother's murder raises questions about domestic violence protections
    Victoria Vernetta Glover had taken the available legal steps to protect herself from an allegedly abusive husband but was killed nonetheless. Police say Cory Bowman shot his estranged wife this week outside her Parkville home as she was putting her 3-...
  • L.A. County foster care shortage reaches crisis level

    L.A. County foster care shortage reaches crisis level
    Los Angeles County's shortage of foster care beds has reached a crisis point, with state officials threatening to impose fines because too many children are languishing in sometimes chaotic holding rooms during traumatic separations from their families....
  • Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted 2 women in same building, same night

    Prosecutors: Man sexually assaulted 2 women in same building, same night
    A Back of the Yards man was ordered held in lieu of $750,000 Sunday after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women in the same night at the same apartment building in July. Darrell Young, 23, of the 5200 block of South Seeley Avenue, faces criminal...
  • Serial rapist may no longer live in proposed Antelope Valley home

    Serial rapist may no longer live in proposed Antelope Valley home
    A proposal to release a serial rapist to a home in the Antelope Valley has been thrown into doubt after the landlord withdrew his support for the move, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Friday. News of the landlord's decision...
  • State to tighten rules for sex-offender screening

     A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.     One went on to rape an...
  • Pennsylvania dog law enforcement looking brighter

    Lehigh County executive candidate Tom Muller has a lurid mailer that compares him and Republican opponent Scott Ott in terms of "Day and Night." He sent it out a second time this week, just in time for Halloween. I won't get into the details by which...