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  • Baltimore man gets life for sexual assault, killing of children's mother

    Baltimore man gets life for sexual assault, killing of children's mother
    A Baltimore man received twin life sentences Wednesday for sexually assaulting and murdering his children's mother at a house where she was staying in the city's Waltherson neighborhood. Shawn Stevenson, 43, had been in a relationship with Somchanh...
  • 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-...
  • Mom accused of giving Adderall to son, 6, as experiment

    Mom accused of giving Adderall to son, 6, as experiment
    It looks like this mom found out the hard way that it's not always 'better living through chemistry' after allegedly conducting a school science project -- on her son. Heather McAuliffe , a West Boca mom of a first grader, is accused of emailing her...
  • 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....
  • SARC recognized for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    SARC, a non-profit in Harford County providing hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking, received a proclamation from the Harford County Council recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month....
  • Officials: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview

    Officials: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview
    A 24-year-old woman was taken to a hospital following a sexual assault Sunday morning in the Lakeview neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. At 4:30 a.m., an ambulance responded to the 400 block of West Belmont Avenue on the North...
  • 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...
  • Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial

    Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
  • Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault

    The 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has died from injuries sustained in an alleged assault by the boyfriend of the child's mother, according to police in Sioux Falls, S.D. Joseph Patterson, the mother's 27-year-old boyfriend,...
  • Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death

    Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death
    A White Marsh woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her husband — a man she has insisted subjected her to years of abuse. A judge handed down the sentence Monday after jurors rejected Karla Porter's claim of...
  • Woman sentenced in torture, killing of 3-year-old daughter

    A Riverside County woman was sentenced Tuesday to two life terms in prison for the torture and murder of her 3-year-old daughter, who had been found beaten and burned, prosecutors said. The sentence against Yolanda Guadalupe Pena was handed down by...