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  • Young, scared and used

    In 2001, Natasha Herzig found herself at age 19 staring at a gun, yanked into a car before she could make a sound. She spent a year trapped, working as a high-end escort for a pimp. The indignities were numerous. She remembers receiving a beating...
  • Pats on the back for police

    Pats on the back for police
    October was a busy month for Newport Beach police. On the first of the month, police responded to a call of a man threatening to kill his girlfriend while holed up in a Balboa Coves home. An hour after that was resolved, police heard from a Kern...
  • Harford man gets 80 years for sexually abusing child

    A Jarrettsville man was sentenced to 80 years in prison last week for his role in the sexual abuse of a child. Jeremy Shane Cochran, 32, of the 4100 block of Federal Hill Road, was found guilty in December by a Harford County Circuit Court jury of...
  • Apodaca: March Madness of a different sort

    It's March Madness time! I don't mean the college basketball tournament, although the annual rite of collective lunacy to which I refer does involve college, and it is a tournament of sorts. It's the anxiety-ridden, teenage acne breakout-prone, parent...
  • L.A. Unified officials let abuse allegations slide, lawyers say

    Incidents of alleged child abuse by a Newport Beach teacher at a Wilmington elementary school were known beyond a principal who was removed for failing to report them, a parent and attorneys who represent alleged victims said Thursday. The attorneys,...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 21-year-old Romeoville woman was drunk when she ran over a man on Mannheim Road near O'Hare International Airport early Saturday morning, according to authorities. Read more •...
  • David Lynch: Mild at heart

    David Lynch: Mild at heart
    As a world-class director of films about backward-talking dwarves, pornography and murder, David Lynch isn't surprised when people ask him why he's an avid practitioner of Transcendental Meditation. If anything, it's because the filmmaker gets asked...
  • Children In State Care Need School Supports

    More than 4,000 children are in the custody or care of the state. These are the most vulnerable of our children and the effort to address the state's alarming academic achievement gap must start with them. Three bills before the General Assembly would...
  • Marianna I. Burt, lawyer

    Marianna I. Burt, lawyer
    Marianna Inga Burt, an attorney who represented children, died of cardiovascular disease March 12 at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 80 and lived in the Tuscany-Canterbury section of North Baltimore. Born Marianna Koenig in Hoganas, Sweden, she was...
  • Put blame for domestic homicides where it belongs: on the killers

    Put blame for domestic homicides where it belongs: on the killers
    Those of us who appear regularly in the North Avenue courthouse, where Baltimore City's domestic violence cases are heard, were already aware of the "spike" in domestic violence homicides noted recently by The Sun. We knew that some of those women had...
  • Wife of man who set himself on fire had restraining order

    A woman whose estranged husband set himself ablaze in her Costa Mesa nail salon filed a restraining order against him last year after he threatened her with a hammer, court records allege. Nam Thieu, 46, of Westminster, doused himself in a flammable...