Tag Archive for Associated Press

Miami Mayor Wants Sex Offender Ban

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…

FBI Rescues Kidnapped Girl, Arrests Suspect

Suspect Allegedly Met Girl Through Internet Chat Rooms March 15, 2005 ONEONTA, Ala. – The FBI has released more information about the abduction of a 14-year-old Blount County girl and the arrest of her alleged kidnapper. The case led authorities…

Teen missing since 1996 was confined

By Daniel Lovering The Associated Press McKEESPORT, Pa. — A woman who disappeared as a teen 10 years ago had been living with a middle-school security guard who didn’t allow her to leave his home for several years, police said…

New penalties for crimes against kids

The Jessica Lunsford Act takes effect this week, increasing sanctions for crimes committed against children. BY DAVID ROYSE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE – Some sex criminals who target kids will face the possibility of life in prison or lifetime monitoring by…