DNA evidence taken from the clothing and body of Carol Alford a quarter-century after her death linked her slaying to a serial killing suspect with such certainty that no other person on Earth could have deposited the cells, an expert testified Tuesday.
Anchorage police say they have assisted in the arrest of Christopher Brandon Lee, a former U.S. Marine who authorities suspect was the lover of a California woman who went missing in Joshua Tree National Park more than a month ago.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) â€" A northern New York couple was arraigned late Friday on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after abducting them from a roadside farm stand. The St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office issued a statement late Friday saying the arrests of Howells and Vaisey "no doubt saved young children from future abuse." "The suspects agreed to go to the sheriff's office to be interviewed earlier today and they were arrested after those interviews," Rain said. The Associated Press generally does not identify victims of alleged sexual abuse. The 7-year-old and 12-year-old vanished Wednesday evening in Oswegatchie, touching off a massive search in the farming community near the Canadian border.
A Palmer Superior Court judge on Thursday denied the request of a woman accused of sexually abusing at least two children over the course of a decade to have a third-party custodian requirement removed from her bail conditions following emotional testimony from a family member who is one of the victims.
Heather Mack, 19, and her 21-year-old boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer have refused to talk to police in Indonesia, and Mack was spotted joking and smiling during the investigation into 62-year-old Sheila von Wiese-Mack's death.
Street harassment is defined as any unwanted gawking, whistling, commenting and/or physical contact of a sexual nature -- something that up to 99 percent of women report experiencing in their lifetimes. In case you needed proof that the sidewalk can...
Editor's note: We don't publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception. I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories she had to tell about her dealings with mostly male investors. Like many [...]
With more than 2 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world. This mass incarceration has serious implications for not only the inmates, but their children. The study found significant health problems, including behavioral issues, in children of incarcerated parents and also that, for some types of health outcomes, parental incarceration can be more detrimental to a child’s well-being than divorce or the death of a parent.
Ohio State University stands by the firing of Jonathan Waters, the marching band director ousted from his job after an investigation revealed a number of sexualized hazing incidents that the school faults him for not stopping.