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  • Jailing of Afghan women for 'moral' crimes is increasing, group says

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for “moral crimes” has risen by 50% in the last 18 months, an alarming statistic that reflects the Afghan government’s need to step up efforts to protect...
  • Sentence in Rice County rape case

    Sentence in Rice County rape case
    A Lyons man is sentenced to 17½ years in prison after pleading no contest to charges of rape and aggravated indecent liberties. 34 year old Jeffrey S. Redding was sentenced to a total of 210 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections by Chief Judge...
  • Facebook message spurs measure to aid rape victims

    Facebook message spurs measure to aid rape victims
    At age 29, Dave Kerner is part of the social media generation. "Facebook is the reality. It's how we communicate." And it was Facebook that prompted one of his biggest achievements in his new job as a freshman state representative. The Lake Worth...
  • Military injustice

    Military injustice
    The recent study estimating that there may have been 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military last year stirred a lot of tough talk from the Pentagon and the White House over the past 24 hours. But the question is whether that outrage will translate...
  • Former Campbell County sheriff's deputy found not guilty of rape

    Former Campbell County sheriff's deputy found not guilty of rape
    A Campbell County jury has acquitted a former sheriff's deputy of several serious charges. Samuel Candler, 27, was indicted last September on counts of rape, buying alcohol for a minor, and using an animate object for sexual penetration. According...
  • Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military

    Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military
    The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
  • F.V. man elected president of state Republican group

    Fountain Valley resident and accountant John W. Briscoe, 63, has replaced Celeste Greig as president of the California Republican Assembly. Greig was ousted in a 84-78 vote during the group's convention April 28. The assembly is a volunteer group that...
  • Besieged UConn Woman Gets No Husky Help

    Last month UConn adopted a tough new vulpine husky logo that, according to coach Geno Auriemma, is a "streamlined fighting dog" that says "Don't mess with me." That's just great, but when it comes to defending a courageous, thoughtful student taking a...
  • High profile rape cases a particular challenge for victim

    High profile rape cases a particular challenge for victim
    A member of the Wichita State Final Four basketball team is under investigation for rape.  We spoke with a prosecutor in a neighboring county about investigating and prosecuting cases like this. Harvey County attorney David Yoder says perhaps the...
  • Baltimore Police spot error in counting city rape statistics

    Baltimore Police spot error in counting city rape statistics
    Baltimore police have been underreporting the number of rapes across the city this year, but officials described the problem as a data error and stressed that it did not affect the number of cases being investigated by sex offense detectives. The mistake...
  • Postmodern prudes

    More than 500 people were murdered in Chicago last year. Yet Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel still found time to berate the fast food franchise Chick-fil-A for not sharing "Chicago values" -- apparently because its founder does not approve of gay marriage....
  • Moms: We must teach our sons about kindness

    About a year ago, I watched Thom, then 3, on the playground at his school. He didn't know I was there to pick him up, and I watched as he ran over to a little girl, a friend, who had fallen and was crying. I watched Thom get down and comfort her with a...