PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation that allows lawsuits against a fertility doctor for secretly using their own sperm or ovum to impregnate a woman.
LONDON (AP) — While taboos surrounding online dating are long gone, some of today’s app users are sick of the endless swiping and virtual pen-paling that leads nowhere when it comes to long-term...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Officials are warning of online dating service scams after an Oregon man lost money believing he was entering a personal and business relationship with a person posing as a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Republican Party's governing body has taken back its endorsement of a state House candidate.
State Chairwoman Jane Timken last week urged Joe Dills to withdraw...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Republican Party on Friday urged a state House candidate to withdraw from the March 17 primary because he had signed up on an online dating site that encourages...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County man is facing federal indictment for what prosecutors are calling a “romance scam” that cost a woman more than $20,000.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former high school teacher and Shawnee City Council member pleaded no contest to having a sexual encounter with a student.
HONOLULU (AP) — An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to 120 days of shock incarceration for dumping the body of 19-year-old woman whom he met through an online dating app after she died with a blood-alcohol content that was seven times higher than the state's legal limit.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with swindling women in the Kansas City area and across the country out of more than $5 million in a romance fraud scheme.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The company that owns Christian Mingle, Jdate and other online dating sites will pay a $500,000 fine and nearly $1 million in restitution to customers whose subscriptions were automatically renewed or who were denied refunds when requested.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Monday that a task force of local prosecutors found that dating sites owned by Spark Networks USA automatically renewed customer payments without their consent.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 40-year-old Wyoming man has lost nearly $400,000 in an online dating scam.
Police in Gillette say the man reported meeting the woman through an online dating site five years ago, but they never met in person.
ATLANTA (AP) — Seven Nigerians are facing charges after prosecutors say they targeted people on dating websites and swindled them out of more than $1.5 million.
The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta said in a news release Friday that the Nigerians created fake online dating profiles with photos of models or public figures. Prosecutors said they targeted people with financial assets, spending weeks or months courting them.
PHOENIX (AP) — A first date turned into a nightmare for a Phoenix man when the woman he met became so obsessed, she bombarded him with more than 65,000 text messages and took a bath after breaking into his house, authorities said in court documents.
The documents filed Wednesday outline a series of incidents in which police say Jacqueline Claire Ades, 31, stalked the victim, who reported he had met her through an online dating website and only gone on one date.
ATLANTA (AP) — Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an "ethical hacker?" Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted into law, civil liberty advocates say.
Like male peacocks showing off their magnificent plumage to attract a mate, some men on dating sites post topless mirror gym selfies.
Not such a good idea, according to dating experts. Women, they say, tend to swipe left when they see gym selfies.
Likewise, dating sites are full of women's selfies taken from an elevated vantage point, highlighting their cleavage.
WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — When Pat Mumme, 83, first set up her Our Time online dating site profile, she found a scammer asking her for money.
As soon as she got the scammer kicked off the site, she found Dale Eschilman, 89, her future husband.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Zookeepers at the Cincinnati Zoo are pairing up compatible animals by drawing inspiration from the online dating website Match.com.
Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard called the internal matchmaking service an animal version of the website. WCPO-TV reported (http://bit.ly/2vTHQZl ) it's not exactly like Match.com — as it draws on expert committees dedicated to Species Survival Plans rather than computer algorithms.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A La Crosse man has been accused of stalking and threatening his ex-girlfriend as well as posting nude photos with her phone number and personal information to an online dating site.
The La Crosse Tribune (http://bit.ly/2plKjFx ) reports that 30-year-old Silberio Pena-Wellner was charged Wednesday in La Crosse County Circuit Court with stalking, identity theft and two counts of posting a sexually explicit image without consent.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A Mapleton man had more than his heart stolen after planning a meetup with a woman from an online dating site.
The Register-Guard reports (https://is.gd/8ytUGW ) that the man ended up alone, nude and robbed at a Springfield motel after the woman took his clothing, wallet and cellphone.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tinder has started giving users the option to select a gender other than man or woman.
The online dating app has announced that its latest update allows users to type a word that describes their gender identity. The West Hollywood, California-based company says in a blog post Tuesday that users also can choose to be shown in searches that best reflect that identity.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri State University fraternity has suspended a pledge accused of harassing a transgender woman.
Officials with the school and the national headquarters of Sigma Nu Fraternity say the Monday incident is under investigation.