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  • Gary Stein: Normal folks who brought about big changes

    They are forever going to be linked by the most horrid of tragedies. But John Walsh and Don Ryce should also forever be linked for the changes in attitudes they brought to Florida and the nation. The two of them might have changed the thinking of regular...
  • Bills Before State House Would Close PA Megan's Law Loopholes.

     
    The state House is set to vote this week on legislation that would make sure Pennsylvania meets national standards to register and track sex offenders -- or risk the loss of federal grant money if it does not. But juvenile justice advocates are protesting...
  • Corbett Gets Megan's Law Fixes.

     
    A Bill Closing Loopholes ... ... in Pennsylvania's Megan's Law statute is headed for Gov. Tom Corbett's desk. Under the bill approved by the state Senate, homeless and out-of-state sex offenders will face criminal penalties if they fail to register......
  • Court: Sexually Dangerous Prisoners Can Be Held Indefinitely

    Court: Sexually Dangerous Prisoners Can Be Held Indefinitely
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal officials can indefinitely hold inmates considered "sexually dangerous" after their prison terms are complete. The high court in a 7-2 judgment reversed a lower court decision that said Congress...
  • A murder, a bad investigation, and finally, a killer found

    A murder, a bad investigation, and finally, a killer found
    If you like your true crime populated by clever killers, tenacious detectives and intriguing, eccentric suspects, and if you demand a whodunit mystery with a satisfying measure of redemption, "Bringing Adam Home" is not the book for you. This is a tale...
  • 'Most Wanted' on the move

    Earlier this year, Fox canceled the long-running Saturday crime-fighting series "America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back" -- as it had done in 1996, before a torrent of complaints from law enforcement urged a change of heart -- but said the show...
  • KC-Based Attorney for Parents of Lisa Irwin Booted from Case

    KC-Based Attorney for Parents of Lisa Irwin Booted from Case
    The Kansas City-based attorney for the parents of missing Northland baby Lisa Irwin has been removed from the case by the family's New York City-based attorney. On Friday, Cyndy Short of the McAllister Law Firm confirmed that has been removed from the...
  • Kansas Just Got Tougher on Sex Offenders

    Kansas Just Got Tougher on Sex Offenders
    Kansas last week became the fifth state in the nation to adopt The Adam Walsh Act, named after the murdered son of America's Most Wanted host John Walsh. The new law aims to crack down on sex offenders, and officials say that they hope that it helps...
  • Adam Walsh Murder Linked To Jeffrey Dahmer

    Adam Walsh Murder Linked To Jeffrey Dahmer
    MIAMI -- One of the most infamous murder cases in U.S. history is being linked to notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. An investigation by the Miami Herald is raising serious questions about the man police say murdered 6-year old Adam Walsh in 1981....