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  • 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...
  • Michelle Knight: profile in courage on 'Dr. Phil'

    Michelle Knight: profile in courage on 'Dr. Phil'
      The remarkable Michelle Knight gives an exclusive interview to Dr. Phil McGraw on Tuesday's show. McGraw has done an efficient job of promoting his chat with one of Ariel Castro's victims in Cleveland. The interview, which airs at 3 p.m. today on...
  • In Florida cyberbully case, where were the parents, teachers, friends?

    There is perhaps no more heartbreaking story in the news these days than the suicide of a bullied 12-year-old Florida girl, a death all the more distressing because it was a preventable loss of young life. The sadness extends beyond the obvious. Two...
  • Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview apartment

    Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview apartment
    A woman was sexually assaulted by a man who pushed his way into her Lakeview apartment and told her, “Shut up, don’t talk, don't say anything,’’ according to police. The 24-year-old woman had been out with her boyfriend at a bar...
  • New program targets at-risk kids

    New program targets at-risk kids
    A new publicly funded program in Oak Park aims to start readying children for kindergarten soon after they are born. The three-year, $1.3 million home visiting program will teach parents of newborns to 3-year-olds to be their child's first teachers,...
  • Incognito bullying rises to level of extortion, harassment

    Incognito bullying rises to level of extortion, harassment
    The Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin controversy is one of the most disturbing stories in sports since the Penn State child abuse scandal. Dismissing it as standard NFL “locker room hazing” would be frivolous. It rises to the level of a...
  • Man to be charged with death of woman who fell from car with child

    Man to be charged with death of woman who fell from car with child
    A 21-year-old Irvine man who sped from a Santa Ana neighborhood after his girlfriend and a 13-month-old girl fell out of his truck Halloween night is set to be arraigned Tuesday on hit-and-run driving charges. The woman was found dead at the scene,...
  • Sister feels pressure to take in dad

    Sister feels pressure to take in dad
    Dear Amy: I am a middle child, with an older and younger sister. Over the past two years my sisters have had my father live with them for a time. He was ill for a while but is now recovering. My husband and I are about to buy our first home, and my...
  • Student newspaper op-ed argues 'drinking responsibly' may reduce risk of rape

    Student newspaper op-ed argues 'drinking responsibly' may reduce risk of rape
    An op-ed piece in the student newspaper at Southern Methodist University is gaining national attention after arguing that women can "prevent sexual assaults" by "drinking responsibly." In the Daily Campus op-ed, contributing writer Kirby Wiley...
  • Man accused of doing meth while living with toddler is due in court

    Man accused of doing meth while living with toddler is due in court
    A 26-year-old man suspected of possessing methamphetamine while living in a garage with a 1-year-old child is due in court Wednesday in Riverside County. Authorities found Chavez on Saturday in a garage in the 3200 block of Central Street in Wildomar ...
  • Dad sought someone to rape daughter in Craigslist ad

    Dad sought someone to rape daughter in Craigslist ad
    A Missouri man was arrested after police say he took his 11-year-old daughter to meet someone who agreed to sexually assault the girl in response to a Craigslist ad, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Authorities in St. Louis, Mo. were alerted to...