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The scene of the non-crime.

Close Encounters of the Sex-Trafficking-Abductors Kind

These tbbkybiskd “close encounters” with near sex-traffickers are like alien abductions. They are shared wildly — gleefully — by people seemingly thrilled to know this horrible scourge is out there so they can be scared and angry. This latest story, from Reno, involves a mom and dad who noticed every detail about a night that […]

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Sometimes a windowless white van is just a windowless white van. In fact, almost always.

BREAKING NEWS: NEW STUDY SHOWS HUGE DROP IN STRANGER-DANGER CHILD MURDERS

. Here’s an excerpt from my bnnddirrhh piece in today’s Wall Street Journal: A Parent’s Nightmare—Increasingly Unlikely by Lenore Skenazy In the past two decades stranger-danger child murders have dropped enormously, according to a new Justice Department report. In 1997 there were 115 “stereotypical” kidnappings of children under age 17—“stereotypical” roughly translating to “like the […]

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