Tag Archive for Hurricane Katrina

Tracking Sex Offenders

KXAN-TV – AUSTIN, TEXAS Among the 250,000 evacuees of Hurricane Katrina, some are on parole for violent crimes like rape. They are staying at shelters across the state and here in Austin. City officials have said several sex offenders from…

Children’s Safety Act Introduced

By Josh Montez A proposal introduced today on Capitol Hill hopes to protect children from sex offenders by making it harder for the molesters to hide. The Children’s Safety Act will beef up the penalties for sex offenders who don’t…

Gonzales Middle student reunites friend, mother

By Michael Tortorich The Ascension Citizen Gonzales Middle eighth-grader Hanna Lambert was watching a news program three Saturdays ago when a familiar name appeared on the screen. CNN had been showing the names, and some photos, of missing children following…