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Lead-Laden Hockey Sticks, Craigslist Stroller Bust and More

Each Friday, we dish out the best news stories of the week to help keep you in the loop. Your child's slapshot may be wicked, but his stick could be deadly. Bauer has announced they will replace 13 models of junior hockey sticks that have been...

Super Bowl Furor: Pete Townshend Defends Halftime Act Amid Child Porn Accusations

Pete Townshend of The Who performs at the Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Press Conference yesterday in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. Credit: Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagic
Pete Townshend had a tough time with the rough boys of the media during a press conference on...

Be Neighborly: Get to Know Your Local Sex Offenders

You get a flyer in your mailbox: There's a sex offender two blocks away. My God -- your kids pass his house every day! What should you do? Well, he's your neighbor. Be neighborly. Pay a call. "With another adult, go to this gentleman's home...

Klaas Kids

In 1994, Marc Klaas founded Klaas Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to stopping crimes against children. He formed the organization as a way to honor and crate a legacy for his daughter, 12-year-old Polly Klaas, who was kidnapped from her...

Facebook Friends or Sex Offenders?

MySpace made news after revealing that 90,000 registered sex offenders have been kicked off its site in the past two years. Bravo! But where did all of those sex offenders go? Experts are saying they've snuck over to Facebook. Facebook has become...

Sex offender signs get a makeover

Maryland probation and parole officials have decided to give registered sex offenders a choice when it comes to displaying signs warning children not to trick-or-treat at their homes. The 1,200 recipients of the original sign, pictured here, have...

Sex offenders get signs for Halloween

One year on Halloween, we ran out of candy well before the trick-or-treaters were finished for the night. In an attempt to dissuade them from knocking on our door, we turned the porch light off. When that failed to stop them, we put a sign on the...

Sex offender killed during home invasion

It's every father's nightmare -- you wake up in the middle of the night to the sound of your teenage daughter's screaming and discover a naked man attempting to do who-knows-what to her. That's what sixty-four-year-old Robert McNally dealt with...

PD*poll: Should dad be banned from son's graduation ceremony?

A new state law is keeping thirty-six year old James Jones from his son's high school graduation ceremony and he's not happy. "I'm always preaching education to my children. How does that make me look if I'm not there at graduation?" In August 2006,...

The sex abusers no one talks about: teachers

The shameful secret of priests sexually abusing children has been brought out into the open, but there is another occupation loaded with sexual misconduct with minors that hasn't been discussed: teachers. An Associated Press investigation turned up...

Is there a double standard for sex offenders?

Yesterday, I read this article in my local paper about Sheryl A. Nawahine, a 35-year-old woman who was arrested after exchanging sexually explicit text messages with a teenage boy. The boy is a friend of her children and plays football on her son's...

Babies can legally wed in Arkansas

When I tell people that my entire extended family hails from Arkansas, they usually have a hillbilly joke or two to share with me. I'll laugh if the joke is funny, but in truth, I think the good people of Arkansas get a bad rap. They may be country,...

States change sex offender laws to reduce 'Romeo' convictions

So-called "Romeo and Juliet" romances, where consensual sex occurs between teenagers, sometimes leads to prosecution as a sex-offender for the older partner. In most states, a 19-year-old who has sex with a 17-year-old could be charged as a sex...

Can sex offenders hide on college campuses?

I once heard a statistic that 1 in 4 women is sexually assaulted while in college. I have no idea if that's true or not, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was. In addition to a general tendency toward both inebriation and sexual exploration, there's...

Ex-teacher must serve 7 years for nude photographs

It's articles like these that make me want to home-school Nolan. Except, I am disastrous at trying to explain concepts to people and also I don't know how to do long division, so that's probably not a very wise option. But this case, where...

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