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Ban registered sex offenders from living in Miami Beach

By JENNIFER KAY MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – The mayor has proposed an ordinance that would effectively ban registered sex offenders from living in Miami Beach. Mayor David Dermer wants to prevent sex offenders from living within 2,500 feet, or…

Slain Teen

Family and friends of a 13 year old girl, whose descent into drug addiction and prostitution ended in her slaying, recount a life punctuated by sexual abuse and an endless search for acceptance. Despite caring foster parents, social workers and…

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…

Bystanders Help Foil Abduction of Girl

PORTLAND, OR — Two bystanders who thought something was wrong when they saw a 10-year-old girl walk away with a man who had flashed what looked like a badge are credited with thwarting the child?s kidnapping. “Our worst gut fears…

Police hope to identify boy

The Associated Press NAPERVILLE – Authorities on Friday released a forensic artist’s sketch of a small boy whose remains were discovered in a field earlier this month and who police say might have been a homicide victim. The sketch shows…