| Feb 18, 2005
As Dontee Stokes strode slowly down the courthouse steps yesterday, a smile spread across his face, just as his longtime attorney flashed a thumbs-up sign.
"Thank God, thank God, thank God," Stokes murmured, as much to himself as to the media swarming...
| Apr 4, 2005
The next pope will inherit a church facing serious challenges, such as the polarization between liberals and conservatives, competition with evangelical Protestants, the secularization of Western Europe and the clergy's steadily declining ranks.
| Dec 17, 2002
The nation's Roman Catholic bishops won Vatican approval yesterday for their revised sex abuse policy, requiring every diocese to bar priests who molest children from working in the church.
Vatican authorization makes the plan church law for the United...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
According to this story in the New York Daily News, this Saturday night is National Date Night.
Which means it’s probably already too late for you. Everyone who’s read “The Rules” knows that a girl should never, ever accept an...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Authorities on Tuesday were looking for a convicted sex offender who is suspected of cutting off his GPS monitoring device and making dozens of threatening and obscene phone calls to the family of an 80-year-old victim he raped.
Dennis Michael McKenzie,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Tionda Bradley, who was 10 at the time she disappeared, and her sister Diamond, who was 3, were last seen July 6, 2001.
Their mother, Tracey Bradley, went to work early that morning. When she returned at 12:30 p.m. to the Lake Grove Village complex at...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 11:17 AM
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Phillip Garrido used a stun gun to kidnap 11-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard and kept her locked inside a room with an iron door and gate during her 18-years in captivity, which included sexual "runs," according to Grand Jury...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro said today he is "troubled and disappointed" by the live sex toy demonstration on campus last week and has launched an investigation.
He released a statement saying the university is looking into the...
| Jun 11, 2011
With weeks of testimony under way in Casey Anthony's first-degree-murder trial, followers of the case have questions about what has unfolded in trial.
Q. Will Casey Anthony testify?
A. We don't know. No defendant can be forced to testify, and until...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Chief Judge Belvin Perry has ruled on some evidence that the jury will hear at Casey Anthony's murder trial.
At 6 tonight, WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Bob Opsahl listed Perry's rulings: "Prosecutors can discuss Casey's history of lying and stealing and her...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Are you afraid?
Afraid of crime sprees, murderers, sexual offenders living down the street, home invasions, traffic homicides, child molesters, sex in school and violence in schools?
These are dangerous times.
Anyone who doesn't arm himself is a...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 7:55 PM
The pews were nearly full for the early Sunday service at Joy Metropolitan Community Church, but just about everybody in the sanctuary was male and most were middle-aged.
Started in 1979, the predominantly gay Orlando church is imperiled by its inability...