The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday the federal government has the power to keep some sex offenders behind bars indefinitely after they have served their sentences if officials determine those inmates may prove "sexually dangerous" in the future.
For nearly three decades, John Walsh's black leather jackets and swagger have made him a crime-fighting cultural icon. But when he returned this week to the Hollywood police station, he was once again the father of a murdered child.
As I write, Shasta and Dylan Groene, beautiful 8- and 9-year-old sister and brother, remain missing. We learned they were gone on May 9, along with the distressing news that their mother and brother were murdered along with a family friend.
A bill introduced in the House and Senate on Wednesday would require sex offenders to register with authorities before their release from prison and require two-time convicts to wear a monitoring device for life.