Beaver Dam man with lengthy criminal record gets 7 1/2 years in prison for meth delivery  Madison.comJUNEAU — A 35-year-old Beaver Dam man was sentenced to spend 7½ years in prison Wednesday after being found guilty by a jury of delivering ...

William Barr confirmation vote: attorney general pick worries reformers  Vox.comAs William Barr's nomination is confirmed, criminal justice reformers still have concerns about the attorney general nominee.

Arkansas Senator addresses licensing barriers facing people with a criminal record  KAITArkansas Senator John Cooper seeks to reform occupational licensing.

Summerfield man with massive criminal record behind bars after traffic stop  Villages-NewsA Summerfield man with an extensive criminal history was arrested early Tuesday morning after being stopped on Hwy. 475. A Marion County sheriff's deputy ...

Man accused of killing Hooksett couple has criminal record  WMUR ManchesterCourt documents show that a man believed to have killed a Hooksett couple before stealing their car and eventually killing himself had a long criminal history.

74-yr-old accused in Colonie church burglary has record dating back 40 years  WRGBCOLONIE, NY (WRGB) A Colonie pastor is crediting good police work for the arrest of a 74-year-old man accused of stealing money from a church on Sunday.

‘Ban the Box’ aims to help convicts gain employment  New Bern Sun JournalThe New Bern Board of Aldermen took a step Tuesday towards removing the check box on City of New Bern employment applications that ask if job candidates ...

Can You Refinance Student Loans With a Criminal Record?  Student Loan HeroRefinancing student loans with a criminal record is possible, though difficult. If you have some regrets in your past and are now dealing with student debt, check ...

Proposed legislation would vacate some marijuana convictions  Peninsula Daily NewsBy Emma Scher. WNPA Olympia News Bureau. OLYMPIA — Some convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession might be able to apply to have the crime ...

21 Savage and the 50,000 ICE Detainees  The American ProspectRapper 21 Savage could not be counted among the throng of artists and celebrities looking on from the audience at Sunday's Grammy awards in Los Angeles.

Birmingham man not guilty in Southtown killing  AL.comA Birmingham man who was tried a second time for a murder in the city's Southtown housing project was acquitted after a three-day trial. Fessor Raynard ...

Native American activist Nathan Phillips has violent criminal record and escaped from jail as teenager  Washington ExaminerNathan Phillips, the Native American activist who accused Covington Catholic High School students of blocking him during a confrontation, has a criminal ...

Mattoon woman charged with sex assault against teen  Journal Gazette and Times-CourierMATTOON -- A Mattoon woman faces charges accusing her of engaging in sex acts with a 15-year-old boy last month.

Startex man receives 20-year sentence in Lyman bar shooting  WSPA.comA Startex man was sentenced Thursday for a shooting at a Lyman bar in 2016 that left three injured.

Getting a fresh start: Leavenworth County helping former inmates clear criminal records  KSHBLeavenworth County Attorney offering program to help ex-offenders clear their names and criminal record.

Ambrose kidnapping suspect has RI criminal record  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsIn July 2018, Victor Pena, 38, was arrested at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, accused of cheating and obtaining money under false pretenses.

Search for suspect in murder with mob ties stretches from Hamilton to Buffalo  WKBW-TVHamilton Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who shot and killed Cece Luppino in January.

Trafficking victim first in Jacksonville to clear her criminal record  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXXA Jacksonville woman who is a human trafficking victim recently became the first in Duval County to have her criminal record expunged under a new Florida law.

Proposed bill provides offenders second chance to clear criminal records  The Daily CardinalLegislators proposed a new bill to support non-violent offenders' ability to re-enter the workforce after fulfilling their sentences by extending criminal record ...

Simotas to introduce legislation to improve 'Raise the Age' criminal record sealing law  TimesLedgerState Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record sealing law enacted last year as part of ...

Rapper 21 Savage released from immigration detention in S. Georgia  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionRapper 21 Savage returned home to the Atlanta area Wednesday after he was freed from a federal immigration detention center in South Georgia, his attorneys ...

Taxi and private hire drivers to face enhanced criminal record checks  BBC NewsTaxi and private hire drivers could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks before being granted a licence. Under the proposals, every council in England ...

Report: Native American activist Nathan Phillips has a criminal record, including assault and escape from prison  Yahoo NewsNew reporting reveals that Native American activist Nathan Phillips has a criminal record, including assault and escape from prison. Philips became the focal ...

Attorneys: Grundy County man serving life in prison for 2006 murder he didn't commit  WTVCA Grundy County man who has spent more than a decade behind bars for a crime he says he didn't commit is making another push for freedom. Now, his ...

Bipartisan effort in Texas Legislature aims to make life easier for electricians, other workers who need state licenses  Austin Business JournalOccupational licenses in Texas are needed to perform a wide variety of jobs — from barbers to auctioneers, electricians to court interpreters. Bills being ...

One dead, one arrested after shooting in Coram  KXLH Helena NewsKALISPELL – A man is facing murder charges after an early morning shooting Thursday in Coram. Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino said deputies responded ...

What's Playing in Theaters: 02/15/2019 | Local News | record-eagle.com  Traverse City Record EagleNew releases. Alita: Battle Angel: A deactivated female cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she ...

Simotas to Introduce Legislation to Improve “Raise the Age” Criminal Record Sealing Law  Astoria PostFeb. 1, 2019 Staff Report Assemblymember Aravella Simotas announced yesterday that she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record.

U.S Virgin Islands Limits use of Criminal Records in Hiring  The National Law ReviewAct No. 8134 limits employers from asking certain questions/information of applicants seeking criminal records from potential employees in hiring/promotion.

Torrington stabbing suspect with long criminal record arrested  Waterbury Republican AmericanTORRINGTON – A Torrington man accused of stabbing another man twice in the stomach during an argument late Saturday night was arrested, according to ...

Bond Reduction Denied For Carroll Man Awaiting Trial On A Burglary Charge  1380 KCIMA judge with the Iowa District Court for Carroll County filed a ruling on Wednesday, denying a bond reduction for a Carroll man who has a long history of criminal ...

Bond denied for CPS teacher charged with sexual abuse of 13-year-old girl  Chicago TribuneA CPS teacher was denied bond after prosecutors said he sexually abused a student over a period of about two years.

The Democrats’ Latest Political Misstep on Immigration  The New York TimesCutting the number of beds in ICE facilities will just make things worse for immigrant detainees.

Advocates push to end discrimination against those with criminal records - Hartford Courant  Hartford CourantLawmakers, activists and lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut are pressing for legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate ...

Suspected family killer Mark Gago had decade-long clean criminal record until 2018  KATUSuspected family killer Mark Gago, shot and killed by at least one Clackamas County sheriff's deputy Saturday, hadn't faced charges in court for more than a ...

21 Savage's lawyers say ICE 'provided incorrect information' about his criminal record and that he's being detained 'for no legal reason'  Manhattan MercuryLawyers for 21 Savage slammed ICE for its treatment of the rapper, saying the agency “provided incorrect information” to the public about his criminal record and ...

Immigration Reform and the Rule of Law  Center For American ProgressTom Jawetz, vice president for Immigration Policy at American Progress, testified before a field hearing on immigration reform and border security in ...

Hong Kong snares record haul of rhino horns from South Africa  The Japan TimesHong Kong customs seized a record 40 kg (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around 8 million Hong Kong dollars ($1 million) from Johannesburg en route to Viet.

DA: Oak Ridge officer justified in October deadly shooting outside Anderson clerk's office  Knoxville News SentinelAn Oak Ridge police officer followed policy and the law in the shooting that killed a man in front of the Anderson County Clerk's Office in October, authorities said ...

DPM: Drug users who volunteer for rehab will not have criminal record  Malay MailPUTRAJAYA, Jan 17 — Drug users who voluntarily seek treatment and rehabilitation will not have any criminal records, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah ...

Councillors divided on criminal record rules for taxi drivers  Edmonton JournalPeople with criminal convictions are being granted taxi licences in spite of city rules, as councillors bicker over bylaws.

National president of Gypsy Joker Outlaw Motorcycle Club released pending trial in racketeering conspiracy case  OregonLiveA federal judge Thursday ordered the release of Kenneth Earl Hause, the 61-year-old national president of the Gypsy Jokers Outlaw Motorcycle Club, who is ...

BORDER EMERGENCY push puts BECERRA in spotlight — LEE endorses HARRIS with KAMALA in TRUMP's sights — MCCARTHY pushes back on TRUMP money grab — HOLLY MITCHELL'S next move  PoliticoTHE BUZZ: “Ridiculous.” “Desperate.” “A clear abuse of power.” — California Democrats were predictably swift to decry Donald Trump's plans for a national ...

State of the System  Mackinac Center for Public PolicyIn her first State of the State address Tuesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made no mention of the state's criminal justice system. With millions of Michiganders ...

New study shows more Americans are falling for romance scams  ABC Action NewsTAMPA, Fla. — The FBI reports romance scams cost victims in the U.S. and Canada nearly $1 billion in the last three years. In Florida, more than 1,000 people ...

Church hired pastor without checking his criminal record — then said it didn't matter  BurlingtonFreePress.com"The Lord has appointed him as pastor, and the Lord will remove him. Not anyone else," a church elder said of the decision to stand by their leader.

Trial date set for Middletown man charged with child rape of girl over 8-year period  Hamilton Journal NewsA summer trial date has been set for a Middletown man charged with sex crimes involving a minor.

Ocala mental health facility took inmate to shelter instead of back to jail  OcalaAuthorities say a jail inmate was mistakenly set free after he underwent a mental health evaluation at The Centers in Ocala. Workers from The Centers brought ...

Patient charged with rape at Holyoke Medical Center too dangerous for bail, judge rules  MassLive.comHOLYOKE – A patient charged with raping another patient at Holyoke Medical Center in November is too dangerous to be released on bail, a judge ruled ...

Man accused in heinous 2003 crime claims amnesia | Crime  GazettextraWhat if a man committed a terrible crime but later suffered a brain injury that wiped out his memory of it? That is a question that a judge considered in.

No jail time for suspect in I-240 shooting  WMCA man accused of shooting at a tractor trailer on I-240 last year won't have to serve any time in jail after a judge granted diversion in the case Thursday.

'Empire' Star's Rep. Releases Statement on Redacted Phone Records Given to Police  NBC ChicagoA representative for "Empire" star Jussie Smollett said information in phone records given to police during a hate crime investigation was redacted "to protect the ...

Conway robber shot 6 times by victim sentenced to 11 years in prison  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCA Conway man was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for an armed robbery that ended in a gunbattle.

Police detective killed by friendly fire in New York City  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteNEW YORK — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be ...

Gun-control lawyer recommends breaking federal law  Las Vegas Review-JournalFaced with a difficult question about the background check bill, a lawyer for Everytown for Gun Safety recommended violating federal law. On Tuesday, state ...

Safe Communities Act reintroduced in state legislature  Tufts DailyAmid a nationwide rise in immigration enforcement, Massachusetts lawmakers and advocates have renewed a push to limit state and local police departments' ...

Detroit City Council Passes Councilmember Ayers' Fair Chance Housing Ordinance  MichronicleonlineDetroit City Council Member-at-Large Janeé Ayers and Mayor Mike Duggan today celebrated the passage of the Councilmember's Fair Chance Ordinance, ...

Ware man with criminal record charged with pistol whipping friend, shooting black powder pistol inside home  MassLive.comWARE -- A Dale Street man arrested early Wednesday morning allegedly pistol whipped a 60-year-old friend and fired a black powder pistol inside a home.

Job fair Thursday to help workers with nonviolent criminal records  The Decatur DailyA job fair to help people with a light work history and some type of nonviolent criminal record is planned Thursday in Decatur.

Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’  The New York TimesThe senator was often on the wrong side of history when she served as California's attorney general.

FBI releases serial killer Samuel Little's drawings of victims  BBC NewsThe FBI has released the portraits a serial killer drew of his victims in the hope that they can be identified. Samuel Little, 78, confessed to killing 90 people over ...

The halves of Kamala Harris  Amsterdam NewsIf presidential aspirant Sen. Kamala Harris of California has put forth progressive domestic proposals, they are often offset and countered by various foreign ...

Sunnyvale officer hospitalized after possible fentanyl exposure  The Mercury NewsA Sunnyvale police officer was hospitalized Wednesday night after possibly being exposed to fentanyl after arresting a man who said he was carrying the drug, ...

New EU rules cut red tape for citizens living or working in another Member State as of tomorrow  EU NewsAs of tomorrow, new EU rules to cut costs and formalities for citizens living outside their home country will start to apply across the European Union. Currently ...

Newport High School teacher arrested  Newport News TimesNEWPORT — A Newport High School teacher was arrested Tuesday in what district officials said is a “legal matter unrelated to students or NHS.” Stephen ...

Permit-less carry bill moves through Kentucky Senate  WAVE 3FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A member of the National Rifle Association sat next to a Kentucky Senator as both asked for an ease on concealed carry ...

1993 Minneapolis murder case solved with the help of online genealogy  City PagesIn the summer of 1993, the body of a 35-year-old woman named Jeanne Ann Childs was found in her Minneapolis apartment on the 3100 block…

Teens and sexual cyberbullying – the criminal consequences  Alberton Record.Disgusting. Abhorrent. Detestable. Hateful. These are some of the words I use to describe the cyberbullying scenario I am looking into today. Some teenager has ...

Assault, break-ins and driving infractions: Criminal record lands realtor in trouble  CBC NewsMike O'Neill's long and sometimes violent criminal record doesn't necessarily disqualify him from acting as a real estate agent in B.C. But not reporting that ...

Wayne County reserve cop did jail time, has sex offender history  Detroit Free PressA high-profile leader of the Wayne County Sheriff's reserve unit had a secret past: He once served jail time for sexual assault and for years had been listed on ...

One year since Parkland, some Stoneman Douglas students still don't feel safe  CBS NewsThe 17 students and staff killed at Stoneman Douglas last year make up one third of the 56 school shooting deaths in 2018.

Why Kamala Harris is under attack for a decade-old anti-truancy program  Vox.comA decade-old anti-truancy program that threatened parents with prosecution if their kids missed school is coming back to haunt Kamala Harris's presidential ...

Accused gas station robber worked for Warren | News, Sports, Jobs  Warren Tribune ChronicleWARREN — One of two men accused in a series of robberies Wednesday morning was an employee of the city's operations department. Trevor McMillen, 20 ...

FBI posts victim sketches drawn by admitted serial killer; 3 murders said to occur in Arkansas  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteDALLAS — The FBI has released sketches drawn by an admitted serial killer of some of his victims, along with other information on a string of unsolved ...

Voices The Intern Chronicles: Eyewitness to fraud  Accounting TodayOne March morning in 2018, I walked into my office at a nonprofit, expecting the day to be as normal as any other. I was not prepared for what I came upon.

Girlfriend who told suicidal teen to kill himself sent to jail  USA TODAYA Mass. woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed Monday on an involuntary manslaughter conviction.

B.C. cop who assaulted homeless man may avoid criminal record  Keremeos ReviewKamloops RCMP Const. Todd Henderson was charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

Raimondo pushes for gun control bills, including assault weapons ban  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsGovernor Gina Raimondo is once again pushing for a package of gun control bills, including an assault weapons ban, that have failed to pass the General ...

L.A. sheriff wants to put tighter limits on ICE. Here are his plan to do it  Los Angeles TimesAlex Villanueva aims to make good on his campaign pledges to limit the L.A. County Sheriff's Department's cooperation with ICE and keep county jails from ...

Kamala Harris says she focused ‘almost every day’ on justice reform. That’s not the whole story.  McClatchy Washington BureauSen. Kamala Harris says in her new book and recent press tour that, as a district attorney and California attorney general, she was a “progressive prosecutor.

Pa. town removes banner honoring military service of State College shooter  Tribune-ReviewBellefonte officials have removed a 'hometown hero' banner that honored a mass shooter, according to WJAC. The banner depicted Jordan Witmer, 21, ...

Behind the story: Church hired pastor without background check — then said it didn't matter  BurlingtonFreePress.comBurlington Free Press journalists talk about reporting on a church that hired a pastor who pleaded guilty to crimes involving a child.

Foster Tarver served 49 years as a murder accomplice. Should Pittsburgh's housing authority deny him housing forever?  PublicSourceShould a murder conviction disqualify a person from public housing?

Court denies drug kingpin's appeal | News, Sports, Jobs  Escanaba Daily PressMANISTIQUE — A convicted cocaine kingpin and former murder suspect who was sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for the transport and sale of more than ...

Bozelko: Support criminal justice reform? Youre with Kap  OcalaThe most interesting part of Super Bowl LIII wasn't watching the game; it was seeing the celebrity seas part over former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick's ...

Ilsa Guzman, married mother of 3, arrested by ICE during routine check-in, slated for deportation  CBS NewsSt. Louis -- A 48-year-old married mother of three was taken into custody by ICE agents Tuesday after she reported to the downtown office for what she thought ...

Bristol woman charged with concealment of mother's body since Dec. 29  Bristol Herald CourierBRISTOL, Va. — The discovery of the decomposing body of a 78-year-old woman believed to be Rosemary Outland — covered in dozens of blankets and ...

The Border 'Security' Bill From Congress is Garbage and Will Actually Make the Current Crisis Much Worse  TownhallLate last night Congress released a 1,159 page funding bill ahead of Friday's partial government shutdown deadline. The legislation was supposed to include a ...

Grand jury indictment: YNW Melly fired the gun, killing the friends he grew up with  TCPalmThe two rappers accused of murdering their friends in South Florida in late 2018 were indicted by a grand jury last week, court records show. Jamell Demons, 19 ...

Criminal Background Checks for Valentine's Day on GreenSingles.com  PR WebGreenSingles.com, online dating site for environmentally conscious singles is offering its members background checks just in time for Valentine's Day. This is not ...

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  SlateYou're arrested. It's a mistake and it's expunged. But your mug shot is still online for everyone to find.

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific StandardEven if a record is officially wiped clean, it's legal for criminal justice agencies and other websites to keep criminal records online.

Zuckerberg and Koch groups ally to clear eligible criminal records  Washington PostGroups with ties to technology titan Mark Zuckerberg are getting even more involved in the political arena, throwing their weight behind a new initiative that ...

Restaurant All Square's employees all have criminal records  Fast CompanyAll Square, a restaurant in Minneapolis, is designed to give jobs and training to people who are often shut out of employment because of their past.

If you have an old criminal record, today you can finally get a 'clean slate' in Pa.  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteFor more than a decade, Tyeisha, 32, of Norristown, has been dogged by her criminal record — the last remaining scars from when a coworker attacked her on ...

Man suspected of stealing hospice car on Christmas has lengthy criminal record  WKRC TV CincinnatiMILFORD, Ohio (WKRC) - A suspected car thief that struck in Hamilton on Christmas Day. Duane Short is accused of stealing a hospice car full of presents.

Criminal record 'tick box' condemned  BBC NewsAsking about criminal convictions on job application forms does little to predict the risk of someone re-offending, a study says.