Sunday, July 25, 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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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”