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Grand jury hands up first-degree murder charges in Olson case: A Minnesota grand jury handed down an indictment today of first degree murder for 19-year-old Michael John Anderson. Anderson is accused of killing 24-year-old Katherine Ann Olson after Olson answered a phony employment ad placed by Anderson. When Savage police interviewed Anderson, he initially denied …

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Teen suicide spurs war on child prostitution: This is an article about Atlanta’s war on child prostitution. It briefly mentions craigslist and its usual denial of facilitation… Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin wrote to craigslist founder Craig Newmark and Chief Executive Jim Buckmaster in August, urging them to remove postings of women engaged in activity that …

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MySpace romance ends on Dr. Phil: Everyone’s favorite globetrotting Myspace runaway teen Katherine Lester was on the Dr. Phill show once again. This time it was to break off the relationship she had with the Arab man known as Abdullah Psycho. To make matters more humiliating for Abdullah is that the break up was done …

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Dunbar rape suspect pleads guilty, gets 20 years: Well, I knew it was only a matter of time before one of the suspects in the horrendous Dunbar Village gang rape case would turn on his homeboys. 16-year-old Jakaris Taylor pleaded guilty to charges of burglary and two counts of armed sexual battery. To refresh your …

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QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has confirmed the passing of the group’s singer, Kevin DuBrow, at the age of 52.

This sucks. They were one of the first bands I ever saw in concert. In October of ’83 I saw them open for Iron Maiden at Madison Square Garden. Make all the hair metal jokes you want but once you got past “Cum on Feel the Noize” they were actually a pretty good band.

YouTube rejects calls to monitor videos: YouTube and their parent company Google are saying they will not monitor their site for videos inciting violence against schools. Much like the video that Pekka-Eric Auvinen posted shortly before killing 8 at Jokela High School in Finland. Peter Fleischer, privacy counsel at Google, which bought YouTube last year, …

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Tigard man in court accused of Craigslist rapes: In one of the posts I made about accused craigslist rapist Ronald M. Leistiko a commenter asked what kind of ad was Leistiko posting to lure these women to his house. According to the article he wasn’t posting ads but responding to ads… Leistiko allegedly answered ads …

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Parents concoct ‘joke’ that leads to shame, anguish, death for teen: Leonard Pitts Jr. is one of the few newspaper columnists I respect. Hell, he might be the only one. In his latest column he gives his take on the death of Megan Meier and his wishes for the Drews. In my opinion it’s the …

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Suburban man found guilty in MySpace sex case: I originally posted about Huston Kline here. He’s a male from suburban Chicago who was arrested for exchanging explicit photos with a 13-year-old girl over MySpace. This past week he pleaded guilty to a charge of persuading a minor to engage in sexual activity. He’ll be sentenced …

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