| Jul 5, 2013
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her, "Well at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that to...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A judge said Monday that a 16-year-old boy charged with murdering his 11-year-old half brother in Riverside County had a history of violent outbursts and postponed a hearing until September at the request of defense attorneys.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Kathy Kessinger of Winfield was strangled to death in 1984. Her then-20-year-old husband was convicted of first-degree murder.
Now, William Kessinger is 49 and about to get his walking papers. At the hearing in March, Kathy Kessinger's family...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:07 PM
When Benjamin Jealous, at 35, became the youngest person ever to lead the NAACP in 2008, he took over an institution with a venerable name but whose greatest triumphs appeared to lie in the past. Mr. Jealous, who announced last week that he will step down...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:44 AM
BOGOTA, Colombia — With the 40th anniversary of the overthrow of Chilean President Salvador Allende approaching, it’s evident that scars from the violence and human rights abuses committed during and after the military coup are still raw....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:52 PM
A neatly typed letter arrived at the office the other day. It included a check made out to the National Rifle Association, on my behalf.
The reader, disgruntled by my call for reasonable gun control laws, thought it pertinent to take another lick at...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:48 PM
MEERUT, India — A teenager was sentenced Saturday in New Delhi to three years in juvenile detention for taking part in a fatal gang rape, a case that has fueled heated debate in India over the treatment of women and whether minors should be tried...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:52 AM
An 8-year-old boy will likely not face criminal charges for driving and crashing his mother’s car, fatally injuring his 6-year-old sister who was riding in the passenger seat, police confirmed Friday.
The 24-year-old mother of the two children --...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:26 PM
For Jim Johnson, the police chief of Baltimore County, the month of August started in Pittsburgh, with an award from a national law enforcement organization for his "steadfast leadership and commitment to working to keep this nation free of gun violence."...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday defended the Illinois Department of Corrections after an inmate who was released from prison early under a reworked good time credit program was charged with murder.
The Democratic governor called the situation "tragic" but...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A convicted murderer accused of killing a state prison guard in Jessup seven years ago has, for a second time, been found mentally incompetent to stand trial after a hearing in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.
Doctors for the state who evaluated Lamarr...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The killing of Australian college student Christopher Lane in Duncan, Okla. is just one more tragedy that demonstrates the need for gun control ("Suspect's sister: 'He wouldn't listen,' Aug. 22).
In your article, Daniel Ford is quoted as saying,...