Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Crime

Former California Assemblyman sentenced to federal prison for money laundering

U.S. District Judge James Donato sentenced the former State Assemblyman to one year and one day in prison and ordered him to pay $685,000 in restitution.

It may not be sunny in Philadelphia, but the town’s not...

There is widespread anger at the police for this latest police killing, and calls for an end to police using weapons to deal with mentally ill persons, but Philadelphia is not ablaze or in chaos.

Police officer fired after fatally shooting teen passenger in car

One survived the shooting and remains in serious condition, while another died from his wounds.

Former correctional officer sentenced to 10 years in federal prison

“As a correctional officer, Lakesia Harden knew what she was doing when she engaged in drug trafficking and associated with Tremayne Linder, a convicted felon."

Texas cop charged with murder in fatal police shooting

Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas was accused of shooting an unarmed man for no justifiable reason while on-duty.

L.A. firefighter accepts suspension for punching handcuffed patient on video

The firefighter initially rejected the suspension before videos of the incident were released to the public.

Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.

City officials charged with accepting bribes

"That said, the city will take action to address these serious allegations which strike at the heart of city governance and integrity.”

Former deputy fired and arrested after trying to break into teen’s...

Deputy Jordan Kita was recently fired and will face charges of forcible trespass, breaking and entering, and willful failure to discharge duties.

Political fundraiser admits to bribing LA City Councilmember

The Councilmember reportedly agreed to help the developer’s real estate project in exchange for a $500,000 bribe.

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.