A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused.
The Phenix City/Russell County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held a news conference Friday afternoon requesting that the fatal shooting of a black man at a Dollar General be prosecuted as a hate crime.
When Orwin Smith was released from the Green Bay Packers in 2014, he wasn’t sure how he would continue paying the child support required for his then 3-year-old son. Now he an advocate for fathers in that predicament.