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Will Government Officials Be Held Accountable for Kate Steinle’s Death? Her Family Filed a Lawsuit

From The Daily Signal, by Kelsey Harkness

In an attempt to hold government officials accountable for the shooting death of their 32-year-old daughter Kate, the Steinle family filed a lawsuit against three government agencies. 104 more words


Local girls caught in 'sextortion' case in Florida

August 30, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reports,

Teen girls from Elgin and the Dundee area were reportedly victimized by a Lakeland, Fla., man who persuaded the girls to send nude photos to him, then blackmailed the girls into sending more, officials said. 20 more words


Arlington Heights man charged with assaulting two juvenile relatives

August 28, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reports,

A 25-year-old Arlington Heights man has been arrested and charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of two family members, both of whom police said are minors under age 17.


Prosecutors: Man sexually abused girl, 14, who was later assaulted by others

August 22, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reports,

A 30-year-old man is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl before she was blindfolded and sexually assaulted by several other men in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, prosecutors said Saturday.


Gary man gets 40 years for neglect of dependent, rape, child molesting

August 21, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reports,

A Gary man was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for neglecting the resident of a makeshift assisted-living facility, raping a relative and molesting two children.


Former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle to Plead Guilty in Child-Sex Case

August 19, 2015

The Wall Street Journal reports,

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s agreement to plead guilty to child-sex charges caps an embarrassing chapter for the sandwich chain that is likely to cause a broader rethinking among marketers about closely aligning their brands with individual personalities.


Required gun insurance would put two powerful lobbies at odds. We'd benefit | David Ferguson | Comment is free | The Guardian

If you alone are not strong enough to vanquish your opponent, you must find someone who is – and then find a way to set them against each other… 254 more words