Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Crime

Teen’s family awarded $3.75M after son gunned down by LA sheriff’s...

Although deputies claim that the teen had a gun, no firearm was located at the scene.

Minneapolis agrees to pay $20M to family of unarmed woman killed...

“There was not a clear threat before the use of force was made. This is not a victory for anyone, but rather a way for our city to move forward.”

Miami cop found not guilty for negligence after shooting unarmed man

“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”

US has supplied UAE $27B in arms despite nation’s links to...

We look at how U.S. weapons are supporting the ongoing devastation in Yemen with William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy.

Former Baltimore police sergeant indicted for planting gun and witness tampering

“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

LAPD Commander demoted after suspicious car crash

Jeff Nolte, who headed the LAPD’s Force Investigation Group, has been on paid leave since allegedly crashing his car and fleeing the scene.

San Francisco erases more than 8,000 marijuana-related convictions

District Attorney George Gascón partnered with Code for America to use a technological approach to help identify eligible cases, some going back decades.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grills Michael Cohen, laying out plan to probe...

“In five minutes, this freshman congresswoman just laid out a whole investigative plan for three more topics into Donald Trump’s potentially criminal activities.”

Former judge sentenced to prison for federal bribery charges

Former Reeves County Judge Jimmy Galindo admitted to accepting bribes along with a Texas politician in exchange for securing lucrative government contracts.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...