It's impossible to feel any measure of sympathy for convicted sex offenders, especially those who victimize children. The parent in me says hit these monsters with every possible penalty the law prescribes.
When do we stop creating more laws and demand prosecutors and judges enforce a plethora of legal measures already on the books?
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Ebony Stallworth is throwing out all the records.
Driving home Saturday night after watching Butler play Dartmouth, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me to the Moon” came on.
Apples, cherries and other unpicked fruit could rot away if Congress doesn't pass an immigration reform bill soon, the nation's top agricultural official said.
Once Chicago’s matinee idol, clutch hitter and go-to guy for interviews on the Cubs’ last contending teams, Mark DeRosa now counsels patience to the fans who once protested his trade to the Cleveland Indians.
DAVENPORT, IOWA | Federal marshals in Gary have arrested a third person wanted in connection with the Dec. 6 shooting death of 41-year-old Robby Ray Kohn, of Davenport.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Illinois started strong and seemed to be setting itself up for another impressive win after defeating top-ranked Indiana, Gonzaga, Butler and Ohio State earlier this season.
MERRILLVILLE | A Carol Stream, Ill., man believed responsible for a string of at least 17 bank robberies, including ones in Hammond, has been arrested by Elgin, Ill., police in connection with his latest heist, the FBI announced.
CHAMPAIGN | Ralph Bolden and his Purdue teammates have been through a lot, but they're one win from bowl eligibility following a 20-17 victory at Illinois Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Could 5 or 10 cents entice you to recycle that empty pop can or wine bottle sitting in your trash bin?
For theatergoers who prefer less shock, Towle Theater's production of "Leaving Iowa" may be an appropriate fit in the eyes of Towle's executive director, Jeff Casey.
WASHINGTON | My dipstick tells me my cholesterol is a quart low, so it must be time for some Porter County Fair food. My EEG has pretty much flatlined, so I should be able to handle the fair's aural onslaught of country music.
TORONTO | Flat oval, banked oval or street course, the Midwest or Canada: Ryan Hunter-Reay is proving he can dominate anywhere on the IndyCar circuit.
MINNEAPOLIS | Christian Watford went his last two games without making a basket. So Indiana coach Tom Crean told him to stay focused on his defense.
Indiana gets it now.
Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right), rival syndicated advice columnists, shared a laugh and lunch when they returned to their hometown of Sioux City, Iowa in 1976 for their 40-year high school reunion.
DES MOINES, Iowa | The White House their goal, Republican presidential hopefuls raced across Iowa on Monday in final, full-day of frenzied appeals for support in precinct caucuses that open the 2012 campaign. "It is the race you make it," an upset-minded Rick Santorum told voters soon to pic…
No. 16 Michigan State 80, No. 13 Indiana 65
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