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Alabama Republican Wants To Castrate Sex Offenders Who Abuse Kids

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics

• The bill calls for surgical castration of both male and female sex offenders.• Nine states currently allow some form of castration for sex offen...

There's No Subway in Federal Prison: What Jared's Prison Experience Will Likely Look Like

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.20.2015 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

While the story isn't yet finished being written, Jared is heading to a place where there are no $5 footlong subs. There are also no private jets and little privacy to speak of. But there will be bars, walls, fences, and prison guards with guns patrolling the perimeter.

States Slowly Scale Back Juvenile Sex Offender Registries

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

This Program Is Giving Sex Offenders Second Chances -- And It's Working

Honolulu Civil Beat | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact

One day back in 2003, DeMont Conner sat in a room at the Kulani Correctional Facility, listening to a recording of a frantic 911 call. A woman was on ...

Guam Passes Legislation To Chemically Castrate Convicted Sex Offenders

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

Legislators in the U.S. territory of Guam have voted in favor of a measure to allow the Department of Corrections to begin chemically castrating pedop...

What Can We Learn About Child Sex Abuse From Jared Fogle?

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.24.2015 | Crime
Paul Heroux

The awful crimes of Jared Fogle offer a case study in child sex offenders. Not all sex offenders are pedophiles, and oddly enough, not all sex abuse...

Suspect Charged With Murder In Lyon Sisters' 1975 Disappearance

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

An imprisoned sex offender has been indicted on murder charges in the disappearance of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washington, D.C....

David Lohr

MANHUNT: Convicted Sex Offender Allegedly Lured 14-Year-Old Girl From Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.01.2015 | Crime

The father of a missing teen who was last seen in the company of a sex offender with a lengthy criminal history, said his worst fear is that his daugh...

Missing Michigan Woman's Skeletal Remains Found

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.28.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Michigan have positively identified skeletal remains found in a rural area as those of Chelsea Bruck, a 22-year-old Michigan woman who ...

David Lohr

Police May Be Close To Solving 40-Year-Old Case Of Missing Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

Police say they're closer than ever to solving the mysterious disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, the young sisters who vanished almost 40 yea...

David Lohr

After Nearly 40 Years, Second Person Of Interest Named In Missing Sisters Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.19.2015 | Crime

Authorities have named a second person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washington shopping mall...

David Lohr

New Developments In Search For Sisters Missing Since 1975

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Maryland are searching a rural Virginia area for clues in the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, two young sisters who vanishe...

Judge Calls Child Rapist A Vile 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.20.2014 | Crime

A Georgia judge had tough words for a woman who pleaded guilty to helping her boyfriend rape and molest her two young daughters. "I don't know that...

Family Sues DirecTV Because Sex Offenders Shouldn't Be Going Into Customers' Homes

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, Aug 8 (Reuters) - A Dallas family has sued satellite television provider DirecTV after a man making a serv...

David Lohr

Sex-Offender Pastor Arrested On Statutory Rape Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

A convicted sex offender holding a pastoral position at a Kentucky church has been arrested on charges involving a teenage member of his congregation....

David Lohr

Another Sex Offender Eyed In Decades-Old Disappearance Of Lyon Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A convicted child sex offender has emerged as a person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washingt...

David Lohr

Teen Girl Faces Child Porn Rap For Allegedly Posting Nude Selfies

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

A 16-year-old Virginia girl is facing child pornography charges, after police say she posted photos of herself naked on Twitter. Authorities receiv...

Fear the Bogeyman: Sex Offender Panic on Halloween

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Andrew Extein, MSW

The reality is that there has never been a recorded case of abuse or abduction by a registered sex offender on Halloween. Most offenders already comply with strict parole and registration requirements, and many are constantly tracked with GPS monitors.

Can Convicted Pedophile Jerry Sandusky Survive With General Population? (POLL)

David Lohr | Posted 01.07.2013 | Crime

Former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky is none too pleased about his confinement at Greene State Prison in southwestern Pennsylvani...

Police On Drug Bust Find Child Molester Babysitting Suspect's Kids

Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

Authorities working an undercover narcotics bust discovered a convicted child molester babysitting the children of suspected drug offenders. Offici...

Sex Offender Arrested After Ruining Wedding Dinner

Posted 09.18.2012 | Crime

A registered sex offender in Oregon was arrested shortly after his catering company ruined a wedding dinner. Lindsey Petrushkin got married last w...

Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested After Girlfriend 'Likes' Sheriffs' Dept. On Facebook

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

Facebook's stock has risen pretty high, at least in the eyes of sheriffs in Tazewell County, Va., who were able to use the social media website to lan...

Sex Offender Listed Children's Park As His Address

Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

Local police in Pennsylvania are trying to figure out how the state let a violent sexual predator register his address as a community park popular wit...

Man Sentenced For Unimaginably Heinous Crime

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles

A California man who kidnapped and raped a 7-year-old girl with severe developmental disabilities was sentenced Friday to 65 years to life in state pr...

New State Law Makes Sex Offenders State Criminal Status On Social Media Sites

CNN | Posted 06.21.2012 | Technology

A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with ...