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LOS ANGELES — Cardinal Roger Mahony, who retired with a tainted career after dodging criminal charges over how he handled pedophile priests, was stripped of...
Like the checks and balances that are currently in place for civilians, all we are asking for is the same. While civilians have various routes of redress to get justice for the crime perpetrated against them, service members are too often dependent on one person's individual discretion.
The invisible war is fought each and every day by the brave men and women in uniform who say to their peers, "enough is enough." It is fought by the survivors of military sexual assault who say, "never again."
Anna M. Laymon
PHOENIX -- A lawyer wounded by a gunman in a Phoenix office shooting this week has died, the second of three people hit by gunfire...
This was definitely not meant for the "Blue Light Special." Police are currently investigating how 10 pounds of pot got delivered to a Seattle Kmart...
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Yale University student charged in a deadly tailgating crash at a 2011 football game has received a special form of...
Do these words get us any closer to answering the interminable questions above, or do they simply attempt to soothe our desperate and restless desire to control the uncontrollable?
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.
Sexual violence is a prevalent problem within every community and environment. Key differences exist around the issue of military sexual assault. The structure and organizations of the military are very different than in the civilian world and it can be difficult to navigate the legal process.
It is hard to be a Military Sexual Trauma spouse -- not hard to be with a survivor, but hard because at times I feel so helpless to the trauma.
I often encounter people who wonder why, after three decades, the Church continues to be afflicted by scandal related to abuse cases, many of which are 20 or 30 years old. In the Los Angeles case, all the tragic truth could have come out years ago.
In this week's issue, Peter Goodman and Jeffrey Young look at the 49 million Americans who lack health insurance, "a crowded group that no one chooses to join." And Radley Balko writes about a Mississippi cold case -- part real-life murder mystery, part exposé of the state's justice system.
FORT HOOD, Texas -- A Fort Hood soldier has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, saying he shot his friend accidentally while trying to scare away...
ANKARA, Turkey -- Police in Istanbul on Friday detained a man who exchanged online messages with a missing New York City woman after questioning him...
CHICAGO -- Patrick Fitzgerald has prosecuted mobsters, terrorists, a White House aide and two Illinois governors. On Thursday, the former top prosecutor got a crack...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Three hours before they handed down a sentence that could put an Oregon man in prison for life, deliberating jurors sent a...
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. -- It's a far cry from breaking rocks in the hot sun on a chain gang. In New York's Adirondack Mountains, inmates...
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. -- More than three days after he allegedly shot a school bus driver dead, grabbed a kindergartner and slipped into an underground...
LOS ANGELES -- The next time a child is abducted near you, your cell phone may shriek to life with an alert message. A new...
A former Opa-locka police captain was sentenced in Miami federal court Thursday to more than seven years in prison and four years' probation after pleading...
CHICAGO (AP) — Police are hunting for a convicted murderer after he was mistakenly released from custody in Chicago, where he was sent to face...