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Could Feds Have Prevented Jaycee Dugard's 18-Year Nightmare?

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorneys representing kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard are demanding a judge sanction U.S. Department of Justice lawyers for allege...

My Hero - 2011

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In Jaycee's memoir, A Stolen Life, she recounts in almost childlike terms how caring for stray animals -- and later her two children -- helped her keep her humanity and her sanity.

Dugard Kidnappers Deny Committing Other Abduction

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Crime

HAYWARD, Calif. -- Police have questioned the California couple convicted of kidnapping Jaycee Dugard about the high-profile abduction of a 9-year-old...

(WATCH) Disturbing Jaycee Dugard Kidnapper Video Prompts Lawmakers Into Action

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A day after releasing disturbing footage videotaped by one of Jaycee Dugard's captors and a report highlighting law enforcement ...

Report Blasts Justice System For Allowing Dugard Kidnapper To Roam Free

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — Disturbing new video released Tuesday shows the wife of convicted kidnapper and rapist Phillip Garrido luring a young girl into ...

DA Releases Garrido Couple's Creepy Home Videos

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 09.12.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — Newly released videos recorded by the Northern California couple who held Jaycee Lee Dugard captive for 18 years provide chillin...

Jaycee Dugard Describes 18 Years Of Horror In First Interview

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO -- Talking through tears, a California woman held captive for nearly two decades told of the pain and determination as she gave birth to...

Shocking New Details Released In Jaycee Dugard Case

AP | LISA LEFF and DON THOMPSON | Posted 08.03.2011 | Los Angeles

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Through it all, the kidnapping, the repeated sexual assaults and the isolation of being hidden away for over 18 years, Jay...

Jaycee Dugard, Held Captive For 18 Years, Feared Trying To Escape

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles

PLACERVILLE, Calif. -- A woman who was kidnapped, raped and held captive for 18 years was so afraid of her abductors that she never tried to escape, a...

Husband And Wife Plead Guilty In Jaycee Dugard Kidnapping Case

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

PLACERVILLE, Calif. -- A convicted sex offender and his wife pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and raping a Northern California girl when she was ...

Lawyer In Jaycee Dugard Case Questions Racial Makeup Of Jury

AP | By LISA LEFF and DON THOMPSON | Posted 06.07.2011 | Los Angeles

PLACERVILLE, Calif. -- An expected guilty plea by a convicted sex offender accused of kidnapping and raping a girl when she was 11 and holding her cap...

Jaycee Dugard-California Settlement PASSES: Lawmakers OK $20 Million Payment

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)-- California lawmakers approved a $20 million settlement Thursday with the family of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped as a gir...

They Walk Among Us

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Timing is everything when you are convicted of murder. Sentencing is all about timing. Guidelines change, and so do prison sentences.

The Insanity of the Insanity Defense

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

Most violent criminals are not mentally ill or psychotic at all. They are evil and should be held responsible for their actions.

Anthony Sowell's Neighbor Says Police Knew About Cleveland Rapist's House

New York Times | IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A neighbor of the convicted rapist in Cleveland who was arrested Saturday night after six decomposed bodies were found in his house said Monday that t...

Why Robert Harris' NY Times Pro-Polanski Op-Ed Is an Offensive, Self-Serving Disgrace

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

It is outrageously offensive to see the outpouring of support for Polanski from the world's elite artist-class. Are there two sets of laws according to these people?

Jason Linkins

Orange County Register Publishes The Single Most Tasteless Sports Column In The History Of Written Language | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh dear. On Labor Day, the Orange County Register published a column by Mark Whicker that I fear is the odds-on favorite to be the Worst Newspaper Co...

The Horrors of Sexual Trafficking, American-Style

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Even the most well-cared-for children can fall prey to sex trafficking and become global sexual commodities.

Save a Kid; Bring a Molester to Church

Patrick Boyle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Boyle

Jaycee Dugard's kidnapping story got me thinking about the day I got a call from a distraught child molester. I had gotten to know Carl well when he ...

Beyond Good and Evil

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

A distinction must be made between evil acts and evil people and, hard as it is to acknowledge, somewhere amidst the tangle of Phillip Garrido's depraved thinking lies a flicker of humanity.

Jaycee Dugard Parade: South Lake Tahoe Celebrates Jaycee's Return

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The town where Jaycee Lee Dugard was kidnapped 18 years ago celebrated her astounding reappearance with a parade Sund...

Garrido Recorded Love Songs To Giirls

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


Blame America (and Jesus) for the Jaycee Dugard Kidnapping

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

There is a great morbid curiosity about Jaycee Dugard and her imprisonment, but nobody is drawing any conclusions about what this might say about the American character.

Nancy Garrido's Attorney: Nancy Loves Jaycee And Her Girls, Felt They Were A Family (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nancy Garrido, wife of Phillip Garrido, the man police accuse of kidnapping 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard in 1991 and fathered two children with her, "lov...

Media Offer Cash For Interviews Jaycee Dugard Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ANTIOCH, Calif. — Revelations that Jaycee Lee Dugard was allegedly imprisoned for 18 years at a convicted sex offender's home have sparked cash-...