While youth incarceration has dropped by almost half over the last decade, Back and American Indian youth are more likely to be incarcerated than white youth.
“Today, [Jonathan] Yates has been called to account for his heinous acts. While his prison sentence will not undo the significant harm Yates inflicted on the victims, we hope that it will ease their pain.”
What a difference a half century makes (not!)...
"The La Mesa Police Department holds each and every member of the Department to the highest standards of integrity in order to protect and serve our community and keep its trust.”
A Native American man was recorded on cellphone video as a park ranger repeatedly fired his Taser at him for walking off the path and refusing to show his identification.
State unemployment agencies have been demanding recipients repay thousands of dollars, even if the agency made the mistake and the money’s already been spent, but legislators are trying to end it.
"Bringing corrupt officials to justice is one of the highest priorities of this office, and we will continue to ensure that the public is protected and that criminals answer for their crimes."
Currently, no criminal charges have been filed against any staff members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office for Gregory Edwards’ death in custody.
One survived the shooting and remains in serious condition, while another died from his wounds.
Betty Molina received approximately $30,000 after she and her husband, Henry Molina, obtained several thousands of dollars in drug proceeds.