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Elizabeth Smart lobbies D.C. senators

ex offender registry: The measure has already passed in the House By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Smart, whose kidnapping in 2002 drew national attention, encouraged senators to approve a national sex offender registry bill that…

Offenders must report job change

By DALE WETZEL, Associated Press Writer North Dakota law requires sex offenders to inform police if they get another job, even if they haven’t changed homes, the state Supreme Court ruled. The court’s decision revived a felony case against Michael…

Lunsford Act keeps tabs on school contractors

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS MIAMI – A new state law designed to protect students from sexual predators includes a little-noticed section requiring fingerprint checks for all vendors and contractors who work at public schools while students are present – a measure…

Child abduction team performs miracle for Mom

RUBÉN ROSARIO Its official name is the Parental Abduction Child Recovery Team, but perhaps Kidnap Busters is a better fit after this week. With the help of St. Paul cops and others, a week-old Minnesota-based group of private investigators, lawyers,…

Teen escapes abduction attempt

Police seeking assistance from public to help officers identify, apprehend suspect. By JON OTTMAN – Staff Writer Shelby Township police are continuing their search for a man who attempted to abduct a teen on her way to school. Detective Lt.…