By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana man was formally charged Tuesday with tricking 10 teenagers in nine different states into performing sex acts on webcam that he recorded and used to coerce them into making more sexually explicit videos.
Federal prosecutors said
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - A 12-year-old girl hiding in a closet telephoned police about two burglars ransacking her Northern California home.
The San Jose Mercury News (http://bit.ly/MehUVA ) says officers arrived at the Fremont home in minutes, but the intruders had already left. There are no arrests
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) - A former upstate New York school bus driver has been sentenced to three years of probation for placing duct tape over the mouth of a 7-year-old disabled girl.
Marjorie Jones also will have to perform 100 hours of community service under a sentence handed down Monday by a
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's mayor and police superintendent publicly defended their new gang-fighting strategy Monday amid growing criticism that the changes are failing and a big reason why the city's homicide rate has soared this year.
After weeks of media
MIDDLETON, Idaho (AP) - Officials at Middleton Heights Elementary didn't set out to confront gender stereotypes when they started splitting up the boys and girls. But that's exactly what happened, with the rural Idaho public school now among dozens nationwide being
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The insanity defense takes center stage as the trial begins Monday for a Florida teenager accused in the brutal 2010 attack on a girl outside a middle school.
Defense lawyers say 17-year-old Wayne Treacy suffered from post-
By HOWARD FENDRICHAP Tennis Writer
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday's historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer's lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain's 76-year wait for a
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and JESSIE L. BONNERAssociated Press
MIDDLETON, Idaho (AP) - Robin Gilbert didn't set out to confront gender stereotypes when she split up the boys and girls at her elementary school in rural southwestern Idaho.
But that's exactly what happened, with her Middleton