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  • New report on priestly abuse: A priest's view

    New report on priestly abuse: A priest's view
    By and large, priests don’t molest because they are gay, or because the Catholic Church requires priests not to marry. Nor did the problem stem from changes in seminaries after Vatican II. What, then? Those reasons are more elusive, a fact that...
  • Doug Daniels: Are Hippies to Blame for Priest Pedophilia?

    Doug Daniels: Are Hippies to Blame for Priest Pedophilia?
    Last week a highly anticipated report about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church was released, immediately drawing criticism from abuse victims and advocacy groups. The nearly $2 million study was conducted by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice....
  • Why A Broad Daylight Stabbing In Manhattan May Show You're Not Quite As Safe As You Think

    Why A Broad Daylight Stabbing In Manhattan May Show You're Not Quite As Safe As You Think
    As a young woman recovers from wounds she received after being stabbed and sprayed with a chemical in a random daylight robbery in one of New York's safest precincts, the question arises that if she could become a victim, could anyone?  The answer,...
  • "For the Thrill of It," by Simon Baatz

    Leopold and Loeb. Indelibly linked, the names are an alliterative invocation of a brutal crime at once random and calculated: on May 21, 1924, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two University of Chicago graduate students and scions of wealthy, prominent...
  • John J. O'Connor III dies at 79; attorney and husband of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

    John J. O'Connor III dies at 79; attorney and husband of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
    John J. O'Connor III, a lawyer who went to Washington in a historic role, as the husband of the first female U.S. Supreme Court justice, has died. He was 79. O'Connor died Wednesday in Phoenix of complications arising from Alzheimer's disease, the...
  • Dylan among Pulitzer honorees

    Dylan among Pulitzer honorees
    The Pulitzer Prize for drama was awarded Monday to Tracy Letts for his brutal and dark comedy, "August: Osage County." Bob Dylan won a special music citation. Junot Diaz, a 40-year-old native of the Dominican Republican who moved to New Jersey as a boy,...
  • Get Wet, Lose Weight

    Get Wet, Lose Weight
    Two years ago, I wrote a health column for the overweight, sedentary, stiff in the joints, anti-exercise, keep-my-hair-dry crowd. Get yourself into a pool, watch your blood pressure come down, feel your joints relax and enjoy life again. Two years ago,...
  • Defense: Darryl Littlejohn is Being Framed to Protect Bar Manager

    Defense: Darryl Littlejohn is Being Framed to Protect Bar Manager
    The manager of the SoHo bar where Imette St. Guillen was last seen alive was cross-examined Wednesday during the murder trial of her alleged killer. The lawyers representing The Falls bar bouncer Darryl Littlejohn suggested in their defense that bar...
  • Man Indicted In Stabbing Death Of NYPD employee

    Man Indicted In Stabbing Death Of NYPD employee
    NEW YORK (AP) - A grand jury has indicted a New York City man in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. Michelle Lee, a civilian forensic investigator for the New York Police Department, was discovered in her bedroom by her roommate on April 27. The...
  • Cops Arrest John Jay Student in Criminologist Stab Death

    Cops Arrest John Jay Student in Criminologist Stab Death
    Investigators say a 23-year-old student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is behind last month's brutal killing of civilian NYPD criminologist, Michelle Lee. Gary McGurk, a collegiate soccer player and native of Ireland, faces life in prison if...
  • In DeNaples' corner

    In DeNaples' corner
    To win a slots license for his Mount Airy Casino Resort, Louis DeNaples hired some high-powered legal help to address long-standing allegations of ties to organized crime. He turned to Peter Vaira, a former U.S. attorney in Philadelphia, to investigate...
  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......