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Authorities stop massive child abuse website

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/17/19, 01:04 pm

A sting on a darknet child pornography site led to the arrest of more than 300 people around the world and the rescue of at least 23 children. The United States on Wednesday unsealed an indictment against Jong Woo Son, 23, on charges he operated the largest child sexual exploitation market by volume of content. Jong, a South Korean, ran a website dedicated solely to videos of child sexual abuse.

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Associated Press/Photo by Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News

Fort Worth police officer charged with murder

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/15/19, 11:21 am

Police officials said Monday they do not understand why Officer Aaron Dean, 34, shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson through a window in her home on Saturday. The shooting happened when officers went to Jefferson’s house for a nonemergency welfare check. Her 8-year-old nephew was in the room at the time Dean shot her. Dean resigned from the police force Monday and authorities charged him with murder. He left jail in Tarrant County, Texas, after posting bond on Monday night.

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Dangerous streets

Crime | Four brutal murders of homeless men show the importance of Christian ministry to the homeless and drug addicted 
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/09/19, 05:38 pm

A New York moment: 

We’re all reeling from the brutal murders of four homeless men, including 83-year-old Cheun Kok, over the weekend. The suspect is 24-year-old homeless man with a history of violence. The murders highlight not only the vulnerability of people living on the street, but also the record levels of homelessness in the city even as Mayor Bill de Blasio has almost tripled spending on the problem. 

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