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Man Sentenced To 37 Years In Prison For Dating Site Rapes
A Del Mar man was sentenced Friday to 37 years in prison for raping two women he met on dating sites ChristianMingle.com and Match.com.Sean Banks, 39, said in court that he'd drop his appeals if one of his victims would take a polygraph test about the rapes, the L.A. Times reports - which caused a disgusted judge to observe that he had no remorse for the crimes.
The accusations from two victims were that Banks lured them to his house, then made unwanted sexual advances. At trial, one said that she objected to Banks' physical advances "at the top of my lungs."
Prosecutors sought 68 years to life.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.