Ben Butler sentenced to life in prison after he beat his six-year-old daughter to death 11 months after she was returned to his custody by the family court. The man had a history of violence and had been jailed for 19 months in 2009 for assaulting Ellie, but the conviction was overturned in 2010.
Patrick Fox, a Burnaby, B.C. man who created a website to “destroy” his ex-wife, has finally been charged with criminal harassment and a weapons offence. The CBC quotes ex-wife, Desiree Capuano, who says, “It doesn’t take down the website and it doesn’t stop the things that are still happening.”
French feminist writer, Benoîte Groult, dies at 96-years-old. She authored a number of books, including a biography of French revolutionary Olympe de Gouges.
Facebook suspended Catherine Deveny’s account for naming male violence, then suspended an acquaintance’s account because he questioned their decision.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested after a 17-year-old girl was dragged out of a Pizza Hut in Epsom, Surrey, stabbed, then raped. Her injuries have been described as serious but not life threatening. The Surrey police believe the victim knew her attacker and that the attack was pre-planned.
Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore is introducing a bill called the Top 1% Accountability Act, which will require all people claiming over $150,000 in tax deductions to undergo a drug test to make sure they’re not spending that money on drugs.