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2015-03-31 23:08:43

The U.S. juvenile justice system is overburdened with 10 to 17 year-olds who abuse or are addicted to drugs and alcohol.

2015-03-31 23:03:14

Nevada’s First Lady, AlertID and McGruff team up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month Washington, D.C.

2015-03-31 12:31:13

New Mexico filmmaker Kyle Karges holds nothing back in a film about 'America's dirtiest secret' LAS CRUCES, N.M., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Kyle Karges of Las Cruces, N.M., is

2015-03-30 16:28:35

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced the launch of a new resource for law enforcement and corrections

2015-03-30 08:37:25

MOVIA(TM) Software Provides Advanced Pattern Matching MELBOURNE, Fla., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Modus Operandi, which for 30 years has provided contextual pattern recognition

2015-03-27 12:29:57

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hague will be the center of the cyber world for one week in April.

2015-03-27 08:31:03

PHOENIX, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) released FREE insider trading reports for US market investors to track the following active stocks and

2015-03-26 23:19:05

Veteran agency to conduct Springfield, IL training for social workers, counselors, and victim advocates on supporting and advocating for survivors of military sexual assaults. Chicago,

2015-03-26 23:12:23

Vancouver Police Department has reported that property crimes, especially business break-ins, have increased.


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Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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