Baker bill would allow judges to consider full criminal record when deciding bail  SouthCoastToday.comGov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday that judges must be able to consider someone's full criminal record when deciding whether to release them on bail, reupping a ...

Learn How to Expunge Criminal Record at OneJustice Clinic  NoozhawkOneJustice's Justice Bus Project is partnering with the Santa Barbara Public Defender's Office to provide a free criminal record-clearance clinic, noon-4 p.m. ...

Man who helped Kansas City Chiefs player has criminal record  Kansas City StarDave Cochran became a sensation by helping Kansas City Chiefs lineman Jeff Allen get unstuck from a snowbank to get to Arrowhead Stadium for a playoff ...

Clean Slate law offers offenders a fresh start without public criminal record  Tribune-ReviewPennsylvania state court officials are preparing a massive initiative that could pave the way for courts across the country to offer people convicted of minor ...

Bill Barr confirmation hearing: attorney general nominee worries prison reformers  Vox.comAs Bill Barr faces confirmation hearings, criminal justice reformers still have concerns about the attorney general nominee.

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.

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.

Jayme Closs kidnap suspect Jake Patterson 'went to great lengths to prepare to take her,' police say  NBC NewsThe 21-year-old suspect charged in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and murder of her parents in their Wisconsin home has no criminal record.

Library program offers help expunging criminal records  Freeport Journal-StandardFREEPORT — A program at the Freeport Public Library can help people with criminal records eliminate a major barrier to employment.The Lawyers in the ...

Jimmy Barnes is giving Red Hot Summer fans a My Criminal Record live preview  Noise11Jimmy Barnes fans at the first Red Hot Summer of 2019 were treated to a new music preview with five songs from Jimmy's upcoming 'My Criminal Record' album ...

Lynn Ruane: People with a criminal record for minor offences deserve a second chance  thejournal.ieConvictions for minor offences can hold people back from accessing employment and education long after they have completed their rehabilitation, writes Lynn ...

Our View: With cannabis legal, clear criminal records  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelIt's legal for those 21 and older to possess and use cannabis in Maine, and it will be legal to buy and sell it for recreational use as soon as lawmakers can finish ...

Suspect in killing of Provo police officer has lengthy criminal record  Deseret NewsA man with a lengthy criminal history potentially faces a charge of capital murder for the shooting death of a Provo police officer, investigators say.

LPD, TCSO accepting applications for criminal records restriction day - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily NewsThe LaGrange Police Department and Troup County Sheriff's Office are accepting applications for criminal record restriction day. The event and a separate job ...

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 ...

Detroit man with lengthy criminal record charged in connection with Farmington burglaries  WDIV ClickOnDetroitA 55-year-old Detroit man with a lengthy criminal record is facing charges stemming from burglaries in Farmington Jan. 1.

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.

Prosecutor: Suspect in apartment crash has lengthy criminal record  WLWT CincinnatiThe man accused of ramming his truck into an apartment building in College Hill will remain behind bars for now.

Clean Slate program gives people with old criminal records chance to seal records  The TimesPeople with old criminal records may have a chance at *fresh* start through new state legislation that recently went into effect.

Region's Criminal Enterprises Anticipate Record-Breaking Year  Nearshore AmericasOrganised crime syndicates will likely go from strength to strength in Latin America and the Caribbean all through the 2019, predicts Insight Crime.

Man with almost no criminal history now charged in Raleigh officer's shooting  WRAL.comBefore Wednesday, Cedric Jamal Kearney's most serious run-in with law enforcement was a traffic offense.

FACT CHECK: Were 17,000 “Criminal Aliens” and 6,000 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in 2018?  Snopes.comIn 2018, over 17,000 adults arrested at the border had prior criminal records, including 6,000 gang members (many of them MS-13).

2018 Called 'High Point' in Restoring Rights to Individuals with Criminal Records  Crime ReportSome 30 states and the District of Columbia passed laws or enacted statutes aimed at helping people with criminal records overcome barriers to reintegrating ...

Arpaio criminal record case 1 step closer to moving forward  The Seattle TimesPHOENIX (AP) — The legal case of whether former Phoenix metro sheriff Joe Arpaio will still have a criminal record despite his pardon by President Donald ...

Illegal Haitian migrants will be immediately charged, have a criminal record  EyeWitness NewsNASSAU, BAHAMAS – Rather than being held for deportation, Haitians who enter The Bahamas illegally will be immediately charged before the court and ...

Immigrant Facing Deportation for Criminal Record Speaks Out  NY1Siriaco Concepcion Santana says he has been praying hard that the Trump administration won't deport him back to his native Dominican Republic for crimes he ...

Blacksburg man gets 20 years for sex assault of child  WSPA.comA Blacksburg man was sentenced to 20 years in prison following the sexual assault of a child.

Man gets jail time for beating fellow inmate  Leader-TelegramA former Eau Claire man will spend two months in jail for severely injuring a fellow inmate in the Eau Claire County Jail in 2016.

New criminal record expungement law could benefit SC job seekers  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A state law officially in effect at the start of the year could make it easier for some people to find jobs in South Carolina.

‘Ban the Box’ bill targets discrimination against people with criminal records  The Durango HeraldIn 2016 and 2017, Colorado's Legislature took up the question of whether to prohibit employers from asking job applicants up-front about their...

Baton Rouge prosecutors, defense joust over criminal record of victim in fatal poisoning case  The AdvocateA prosecutor is complaining that a local lawyer who now represents a Baton Rouge woman accused in the 2015 poisoning death of her boyfriend used a ...

Editorial: Pardons for old pot convictions the right thing to do  Yakima Herald-RepublicWe all make mistakes and occasionally wish we could wipe the slate clean and move on with our lives. Reinventing one's self, in fact, may constitute the new ...

Pardoned murderer denied petition for expungement | News  Virgin Islands Daily NewsA murderer pardoned by Gov. Charles Turnbull is not eligible to have his criminal record expunged, according to an opinion by V.I. Superior Court Judge ...

Man killed in Wilkinsburg had long history of alleged violence  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteTramaine Solomon, 30, of Monroeville, was fatally shot in Wilkinsburg on Monday.

Mitch Whitehurst, ex-teacher accused of decades of abuse, wants criminal record erased  OregonLive.comThe former Portland teacher whose ability to escape multiple allegations of sexual abuse caused Oregon's largest school district to pledge massive reform wants ...

Police close investigation into 2003 killing; suspect died  Seymour TribunePolice say they've closed the investigation into a 2003 killing after determining that a man who died of a drug overdose in 2017 is believed to be the killer.

Lax Washington oversight of bounty hunters sets stage for mayhem, tragedy  The Seattle TimesBounty hunters nab people who skip their court dates and owe the company that posted their bail. These agents, with the right to force their way into homes, are ...

Man with lengthy criminal record, who once escaped from State Hospital, charged with assault  Hawaii News NowHONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man with a lengthy criminal record, who once escaped from the Hawaii State Hospital, has been arrested by police again.

Elton Holmes receives long prison sentence for fatal hit-and-run  KIIITV.comCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Nueces County jury handed down a long prison sentence Tuesday for Elton Holmes, who was found guilty last week in the fatal ...

Van Dyke Faces Several Possibilities at Sentencing Hearing  NBC ChicagoFormer Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke is staring down a number of possibilities as he braces for a judge to sentence him Friday following his conviction ...

Meriden City Councilor's criminal case transferred to Milford Superior Court  Meriden Record-JournalMeriden City Councilor's criminal case transferred to Milford Superior Court - MERIDEN — An assault case against City Councilor Miguel Castro was transferred ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws  FRANCE 24 EnglishBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree that will temporarily make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns, despite fears the move could ...

60-year-old man wanted in Columbia, Mo. murder  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 60-year-old man is charged in a fatal shooting in what prosecutors say was a dispute over a handgun. Garland Wisley was charged ...

Former friend of Jake Patterson: 'There were no red flags'  West Central TribuneA former friend and classmate of the man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents said Jake Patterson was introverted and kept ...

What We Know About Jake Thomas Patterson, the Man Accused of Kidnapping Jayme Closs  VICEThe 21-year-old, who's also charged with killing the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl's parents, was practically a living ghost until now.

Fatal silicone buttock injections: New Yorker with criminal record pleads not guilty  The Japan TimesA New York City woman accused of killing a patient at an illegal cosmetic surgery clinic has previously served two prison terms for unlicensed silicone inj.

Massage therapist sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexual assault  13newsnow.com WVECVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A massage therapist was sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting a client. Christopher Santos Orlina, 47, formerly from ...

New Clean Slate law helps PA residents with low-level criminal records  WTAJ - www.wearecentralpa.comThe new year could mean a clean slate for Pennsylvanians with low-level criminal records.

Suspect in manicurist's death has criminal record | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines  FOX5 Las VegasPolice identified a woman Thursday wanted for running over and killing a valley manicurist after skipping the bill at a nail salon on Saturday. Facebook · Twitter ...

Kamala Harris is likely going to run for president, but her record as a 'progressive prosecutor' is facing renewed scrutiny  Business InsiderSen. Kamala Harris is facing renewed scrutiny of her law enforcement career as she reportedly prepares for a 2020 presidential bid.

Charges against Davis dropped: Former police chief surrenders license in plea  Wise County MessengerThe remaining criminal charges on a former Rhome police chief have been dropped by prosecutors. According to district court records, prosecutors with the ...

Authorities seeking walkaway from Helena Prerelease Center  Helena Independent RecordAuthorities are seeking a 32-year-old man who walked away from the Helena Prerelease Center.

Claremont Man Who Robbed Pharmacy of Hundreds of Pills at Knifepoint Is Sentenced  Valley NewsNewport — A 42-year-old Claremont man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to theft and criminal threatening with a deadly weapon in connection with an armed ...

DA Early Focuses On Crime Prevention For 4th Term  Worcester, MA PatchWORCESTER, MA- As district attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. was sworn in for his fourth term in office, he said he plans to continue his focus on crime prevention.

Dallas teen who killed a baby at age 14 got parole, not probation. What's the difference?  Dallas NewsA Dallas teen who intentionally drowned a baby at 14 was granted parole last week by a juvenile court judge who has overseen the case since the 2015 murder.

N.J.'s top court just made it easier for recovering addicts to clean up their criminal record  NJ.comThe New Jersey Supreme Court found too many hurdles for people who graduated drug court to expunge their records and start a new chapter.

N.J. high school teacher, coach faces sex abuse charges  NJ.comA math teacher and basketball coach at Jackson Memorial High School was arrested on sexual assault and child endangerment charges, authorities said ...

Police: Crack deal preceded killing  The Winchester StarWINCHESTER — A man police describe as a known crack cocaine dealer and user told them he sold crack to homicide victim Jerry Wayne Reid Jr. shortly ...

Suspected predator in viral video pleads not guilty  CNYcentral.comA Syracuse man facing charges after a recorded confrontation by a group of online vigilantes went viral has pleaded not guilty. CNYCentral's cameras were not ...

West Virginians weigh in on clean slate law for criminal records  WV NewsBRIDGEPORT — Area residents gave their opinions Sunday on whether or not some kind of clean slate law should exist in the Mountain State as it does in ...

'Ban the Box' bill would make it harder for employers to discriminate against people with criminal records  The Colorado IndependentIn 2016 and 2017, Colorado's legislature took up the question of whether to prohibit employers from asking job applicants up-front about their criminal records.

US Judge Halts Imposition of Registration Requirement on Parolee With No Sex-Offense Record | New York Law Journal  Law.comU.S. District Judge Alison Nathan entered a preliminary injunction against sex-offender registration based on the challenger's due process claims.

Pa.'s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence  GenerocityAt least for some Pennsylvanians, like ND, who served time in the '90s for misdemeanors: "My record should be clean just like me." Pa.'s new Clean Slate Law ...

Last-minute confusion as Dallas County scrambles to meet feds' deadline to remake bail system  Dallas NewsDallas County officials have had months to figure out how to comply with a federal order to stop using fixed cash-bail amounts as a condition for...

Criminal Record Checks Under the GDPR: An Employer’s Guide.  JD SupraDoes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) allow employers to undertake routine criminal record checks on staff? As with many things GDPR, the ...

Suspect connected to multiple crimes in the South Valley had prior criminal record, authorities say  KFSN-TVThe man behind a 24-hour crime spree in the South Valley is now dead following a police chase that ended in a crash, according to authorities.

Law's Reentry Clinic helps Angelenos with criminal records get back on their feet | UCLA  UCLA NewsroomMembers of UCLA School of Law's Reentry Legal Clinic are honored by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. On the second Saturday of every month, ...

Woman shot, killed by 75-year-old man identified, has criminal record  WISN MilwaukeeThe family of a 75-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a woman who was trying to rob him expected him to be released from custody Friday night on a ...

Pa.'s Clean Slate Law starts allowing those convicted of minor crimes to sweep their records from public view  PennLiveThe option doesn't apply to violent crimes and other felonies.

California Man Gets Probation for Major Pot Bust; He Had No Criminal History  K2 RadioThong Xiong's co-defendant is scheduled to go on trial Feb. 4 on two felony drug counts.

$3 theft draws almost 3 years with long criminal record  Burlington Times NewsGRAHAM — “It's a long prison sentence for taking $3,” Superior Court Judge Tom Lambeth said, “but it's because you have such a long criminal record.”Lavinia ...

Man arrested in shooting death of girlfriend in Springfield  Kansas City StarAuthorities have arrested a man in the killing of his girlfriend in a Springfield home with two young children inside.

Rock Hill school volunteer coach charged with sex assault on student, police say  The StateA volunteer wrestling coach at the Rock Hill, South Carolina, school district has been charged with sexual battery against a teen girl at Rock Hill High, police said ...

Police: Career criminal nabbed in home break-in probe  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsPolice said they arrested Daren Post, 54, Tuesday in connection with a breaking and entering case that happened nearly a year earlier.

Community Action promotes sealing criminal records to increase employ-ability  Portsmouth Daily TimesWe continue to find it extremely helpful,” said Steve Sturgill, executive director of the Community Action Organization of Scioto County, addi.

The Trump administration’s misleading spin on immigration, crime and terrorism  The Washington PostThe Trump administration often pumps up numbers linking crime and terrorism to immigration, and now their exaggerated figures are at the center of a ...

Jimmy Barnes to release 17th solo studio album My Criminal Record  Noise11Jimmy Barnes will have a new album in May he is calling 'My Criminal Record'. Jimmy debuted the title track 'My Criminal Record' on his 'Working Class Man' ...

Old East Dallas residents forced to move out due to high-end developments  FOX 4 NewsAbout a dozen tenants in Old East Dallas are facing an affordable housing crisis.

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.

Immigrant's five years in detention without bail hearing under scrutiny  Buffalo NewsAn immigrant from Jamaica was sent to the Federal Detention Center in Batavia. Five years and six months later, hes still there. And still waiting for a bail h…

John Lasseter Tells Skydance Employees That He Wants To Tell Stories About Women  Cartoon BrewJohn Lasseter's first plan of action as the head of Skydance Animation: Rebrand himself as an advocate for women. It's a tall order for someone with a ...

Sex offenders banned from child care work  Shine NewsThose with a history of child abuse will be banned from working in education, training and nursing i.

Teen gets jail for peeping at women in tanning salon  Northern Virginia DailyWOODSTOCK – At least two women who were recorded or photographed without their knowledge at a tanning salon last year say they no longer feel secure.

Man charged with stalking woman, ramming her vehicle  Great Falls TribuneA Great Falls man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly stalking and intimidating a former romantic partner and causing damage to her vehicle after she ...

Former NHS nurse born in UK with no criminal record deported to Ghana  The IndependentA former NHS nurse who was born in the UK and has no criminal record has been deported to Ghana, in a case that raises *fresh* questions over the British ...

Case against Attleboro man charged in 2016 Woonsocket murder dismissed  The Sun ChronicleATTLEBORO — Charges against an Attleboro man charged with the gruesome killing of his elderly former neighbor in Woonsocket have been dismissed.

Polish Mayor in 'Very Serious' Condition After Knife Attack  TIME(WARSAW, Poland) — A convicted criminal with a knife rushed on to the stage during the finale of a charity event and stabbed a Polish mayor in the abdomen ...

For Those with Criminal Records, New Year Can Bring Clean Slate  Public News ServiceHARRISBURG, Pa. – Many Pennsylvanians with old criminal records are now eligible to have those records sealed. The first phase of the state's Clean Slate Act ...

Driver accused of leading chase after trying to run over officer  KOLOThe Sheriff's Office confirms Avalos and the chase are not connected to two killings in the Dresslerville area.

A crime unpunished  DAWN.comA YEAR ago, the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud in Karachi sparked public outrage of an intensity that seemed impossible for the state to ignore. Staged police ...

Low Unemployment Makes Employers More Willing to Hire Ex-Offenders with Criminal Records in 2019  ESR NEWSWith record low unemployment, employers should be more willing to hire ex-offenders with the necessary skills to make sure they are not eliminating job ...

Defendant in deadly store attack accused in earlier assault  Jefferson City News TribuneST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store in November was ...

Predator or preyed upon herself? Prosecutors and defense paint opposing pictures of woman accused of hate crime  SILive.comProsecutors say a hate-crime defendant preyed upon a blind man; the defense alleges she was coerced.

Gunman shot dead during UPS hostage standoff was a former employee. Here's what we know and don't know.  NJ.comHere's what we know and don't know about the hostage situation at a UPS facility in South Jersey Monday.

Prosecutors lay out potential path for Van Dyke to avoid virtual life sentence for Laquan McDonald slaying  Chicago TribuneWhen a Cook County judge decides former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke's fate later this week, prosecutors will not be pushing for the ex-patrolman to ...

New Clean Slate Law allows sealing of certain criminal cases  WPVI-TVCertain Pennsylvania residents who've run afoul of the law will start the new year with a clean slate.

Will marijuana legalization impact past convictions? | Local News  Niagara GazetteWith Democrats in full control of the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support for the measure, New York appears more likely than ever to legalize ...

'Your country deserves much better': B.C. judge warned Canadian sentenced to death in China  CBC NewsA B.C. judge told Robert Lloyd Schellenberg he was lucky to be living in Canada when he sent him to jail for drug trafficking in 2012. As the Abbotsford man ...

Voice Box: Should people with a criminal record involving marijuana be exonerated?  The Washtenaw VoiceStaff Writer. Q: Should people with a criminal record involving marijuana be exonerated? bruno_asuzu_2018-12-27. “Yes, the prison system today has more ...

Trump Is Actually Pretty Terrible At Immigration Enforcement  HuffPostThe president's enforcement record is far less draconian than his liberal predecessor. Trump has only his own missteps to blame.