Legislature

Keeping track of sex offenders

October 1, 2005 By JIM HOOK and KEITH PARADISE Staff writers Many states are taking a hard look at their public registries that list convicted sex offenders who are free and living in communities. Some of the offenders are missing.…

Operation Predator: Protecting Kids from Sex Crimes

By Jim Kouri, CPP September 27, 2005 The Department of Homeland Security’s US Immigration and Customs Enforcement created new milestones in Operation Predator, the Department’s ongoing campaign to combat child sexual predators worldwide. The advances include the signing of an…

Molly’s Bill about license plates

By Neil Freese / Daily News Correspondent Friday, September 23, 2005 BOSTON — Tearful parents of abducted children joined legislators yesterday in unveiling “Molly’s Bill,” legislation that would radically change the state’s auto license plates to make them easier for…

Tougher sex-crime penalties sought

GOP candidate for Va. attorney general wants ‘two-strikes’ exception BY MICHAEL HARDY TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER Aug 19, 2005 Robert F. McDonnell, the Republican running for the job of state attorney general, proposed yesterday that criminals be imprisoned for at least…