Mass. man with extensive criminal record gets 8-14 years in prison  WWLP.comA Middleboro man with a criminal record dating back 16 years, who violated probation at least six times, will serve eight to 14 years in state prison, according to ...

Local View: Look beyond criminal record in hiring  Lincoln Journal StarThere are more than 7.5 million unfilled jobs across the country — far more than the number of people seeking employment. Nebraska employers are seeing this ...

Opinion: Fight crime by hiring someone with a criminal record  The Mercury NewsOne of Pablo Gaxiola's first regular jobs was making his bed in jail. Now, Gaxiola works with the Santa Clara County District Attorney, the sheriff, and the ...

A welcome move to ease the burden of a criminal record  Raleigh News & ObserverNC lawmakers move to let more people clear their criminal record.

NY Senate Leader Backs Expunging Criminal Records in Marijuana Legalization | New York Law Journal  Law.comThe leader of the New York State Senate said Wednesday that she would prefer low-level marijuana-related criminal records to be expunged, rather than sealed ...

Halya Coynash: Court wipes criminal record from ex-MP convicted of murder | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice  Kyiv PostFormer MP Viktor Lozinsky's criminal record for a high-profile killing in 2009 has been canceled in the latest of a whole series of eyebrow-raising court rulings ...

Georgia Justice Project Honors Delta for Criminal Records Restriction Work | Daily Report  Law.comDelta Air Lines CLO Peter Carter received the nonprofit's annual Grassroots Justice Award at the Delta Flight Museum for his law department's work helping ...

Nipsey Hussle’s ex is wanted for old DUI case amid custody fight for daughter  The Mercury NewsAs Tanisha Foster fights to keep custody of her 10-year-old daughter with Nipsey Hussle, she's still on probation for a DUI case.

How I Podcast: Criminal/This Is Love’s Lauren Spohrer  TechCrunchThe beauty of podcasting is that anyone can do it. It's a rare medium that's nearly as easy to make as it is to consume. And as such, no two people do it exactly ...

A transgender woman survived a brutal beating. Weeks later, she was killed, police say.  The Washington PostMuhlaysia Booker, a transgender woman who was attacked last month, was found fatally shot on a Dallas street.

An alleged war criminal is on trial. He might have been your Uber or Lyft driver.  Washington PostA Virginia man is in federal court this week facing accusations that he tortured and tried to kill a perceived Somali dissident in the 1980s. Outside of court, he has ...

Three-year sentence for woman accused of providing fatal dose of drugs  Journal TimesRACINE — A Caledonia woman accused of providing a fatal dose of drugs to a man, and pawning her ex-boyfriend's mother's jewelry, will spend three years in ...

Police capture a suspect in Alabama after one officer is slain and two are wounded  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAUBURN, Ala. — A man who opened fire on police responding to a domestic disturbance report, killing one officer and wounding two others, was arrested ...

Left and Right Agree on Criminal Justice: They Were Both Wrong Before  The New York TimesIn a new report, Democrats and Republicans denounced the “tough on crime” approach as unsparingly as they once promoted it.

Man arrested after road-tripping with dead wife in car has lengthy history of arrests  AZCentralThe Oklahoma man arrested in Arizona after road-tripping with his dead wife in a car has an extensive criminal history, with busts on drugs, alcohol and resisting ...

Nearly 40% of Isle of Man weapon owners have criminal records  BBC NewsNearly 800 registered-weapons owners on the Isle of Man also have a criminal record, figures show.

Two bills aim to help remove certain marijuana charges from criminal records  WGMEAUGUSTA (WGME) -- Two bills in front of the judicial committee of the Maine legislature would change the criminal records of Mainers who have certain ...

Using Marijuana Revenue to Create Jobs  Center For American ProgressToday's national policy debate around marijuana stands in sharp contrast to the debate of the past. Current elected leaders as well as those running for office ...

Grand Blanc boys lacrosse rings in regional win with celebratory ice bath  nbc25news.comThe Grand Blanc boys lacrosse team has never won a playoff game on their home field, that is until Monday night. They defeated Linden/Fenton 15-4 to advance ...

Columbia man accused in car theft, kidnapping was awaiting trial on NC shooting charges  The StateThe man accused of stealing a car with a child inside from outside a Columbia restaurant — who was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing a car in North ...

Ban the Box aims to remove criminal record questions  The BreezeJMU's chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy hosted “Ban the Box in Virginia Higher Education” April 16. Those at the event discussed why it's necessary ...

Christian R. Martin, pilot and alleged Kentucky triple homicide murderer, was hired by American Airlines and PSA Airlines with prior criminal record  CBS NewsThe airline pilot accused in three Kentucky murders served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve for 20 years and had been found guilty of assault on a child ...

Why Employers Should Conduct a Criminal Record Background Check on Potential Employees  ESR NEWSA cautionary tale on why employers should conduct a criminal record background check on potential employees is described in a Workforce Magazine article.

How One Platform Is Helping Ex-Offenders Clear Their Record  ForbesThis article discusses the platform Clear My Record, which helps ex-offenders to clear their criminal record.

Decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana considered by Sarasota commission  FOX 13 News, Tampa BaySarasota city leaders move forward on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana.

Oklahoma Just Passed A Major Licensing Reform for Individuals With Criminal Records  ReasonGov. Kevin Stitt is expected to sign a bill removing so-called "good character" provisions from all Oklahoma's occupational licensing laws.

Former Fort Dix Cop Fails in Suit Against Monmouth County Prosecutor Over Release of Expunged Record | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comA state appeals court affirmed dismissal of a suit against the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office by a former police officer who claimed the office released ...

Medical marijuana, expungement reforms head to final vote. And NJ may decriminalize weed.  Asbury Park PressTRENTON - While the legislative push to legalize weed might be dead for now in New Jersey, bills to expand the state's medical marijuana program, overhaul ...

Marijuana Decrim Bill Up in the Assembly on Thursday  InsiderNJBills connected to medical marijuana expansion and expungement are scheduled to go before the full assembly on Thursday. They are A10 and A4498, ...

Memphis man with lengthy criminal record convicted of molesting court clerk at 201 Poplar  FOX13 MemphisA Memphis man, with a lengthy criminal record, was convicted on Thursday for molesting a court clerk at 201 Poplar, according to Shelby County court ...

Spartanburg man receives 18-year prison sentence for drug crimes  WSPA.comSPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - A Spartanburg man received an 18-year prison sentence Monday after admitting to selling illegal drugs on multiple occasions.

Hooper pleads not guilty to Jan. 8 murder, trial set for June 5, 6  Chatham Star-TribuneJames Rowland Hooper plead not guilty to the shooting death of Jacob Steele Robertson Monday, May 20 in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court.

Man Accused of Attacking ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ Star Dina Manzo Has Extensive Criminal Record  NBC 10 PhiladelphiaThe man accused of attacking “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Dina Manzo and her then-fiancé during a violent home invasion and robbery two years ago ...

Rep. Anthony Brindisi's former aide pleads not guilty to prostitution charge  newyorkupstate.comA former staffer to Rep. Anthony Brindisi pleaded not guilty Monday in Utica City Court to a misdemeanor charge of patronizing a prostitute. John A. Stemen, 57, ...

Missing Texas 8-Year-Old Found Safe After Members Of Her Church Spot Vehicle Of Alleged Kidnapper  OxygenSalem Sabatka was described as calm and unharmed after police found her in a hotel with a 51-year-old man. By Eric Shorey. Salem Sabatka Photo: Fort Worth ...

Holley, McKnight & Wimberly Bill Revising State Expungement Procedures Approved by Assembly Panel  InsiderNJHolley, McKnight & Wimberly Bill Revising State Expungement Procedures Approved by Assembly Panel. (TRENTON) – On legislation (A-4498) that would ...

Seattle's fair housing law is the most progressive in the country. But now, landlords are challenging it.  NBCNews.comSeattle's Fair Chance Housing Ordinance prevents landlords from checking prospective tenant's criminal histories. Now landlords are challenging the law.

Concern Growing Over ‘Nefarious’ Website Offering Individuals’ Personal Information, Reputation Rating  CBS PittsburghPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Ever Googled yourself? Were you surprised by what you found? There are all kinds of websites that try to profit from your personal ...

Got a juvenile criminal record? Head to an expungement clinic  Daily HeraldThe last thing Jane expected to worry about before graduating from medical school was her juvenile criminal record.

What criminal record? Slow down 'annulment' changes | Editorials  The Union LeaderGiving someone a second chance is a noble thing and often a productive one. But expunging one's criminal record as part of such a process should be limited.

Clean Slate Bill Aims To Alleviate Stigma Of A Criminal Record  WSHUConnecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would automatically expunge criminal records for some former offenders. The bill aims to alleviate the.

Clear more criminal records to give people a fresh start  Raleigh News & ObserverA NC bill would help many who are hobbled by a criminal record.

Kent Police arrest man with prolific criminal record  Kent ReporterKent Police arrested a man with a prolific criminal record and city prosecutors charged him with attempted theft and criminal trespass. Troy M. Vasquez is ...

Handyman with criminal record questioned in Pa. woman's mysterious disappearance  PennLiveOne clue is blood on the missing woman's bed. Now police are investigating her handyman about her week-long disappearance.

Special Incentive for Property Buyers: A Foreign Passport  The New York TimesAnalysts estimate that offers of visas and passports drive more than $20 billion a year in investments.

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC NewsThis month, a judge in California cleared thousands of criminal records with one stroke of his pen. He did it thanks to a ground-breaking new algorithm that ...

Suspect in killing of Savannah Police officer had been arrested 30 times over 4 decades  WJCL News(WJCL) - Edward Fuller III, the suspect in the death of Savannah Police Sergeant Kelvin Ansari, is no stranger to area police. WJCL reviewed his criminal history ...

Rap Sheet Day helps Chicagoans clear past offenses from their criminal records  WLS-TVCHICAGO (WLS) -- Thursday is Rap Sheet Day in Chicago, a day where people with marijuana and other expungable offenses work to get their rap sheets ...

Man, 30, charged with assaulting 73-year-old man in Waikiki  Honolulu Star-AdvertiserProsecutors charged a 30-year-old man who is accused of assaulting a 73-year-old man in Waikiki. Tani N.S. Kalani was charged Sunday with second-degree ...

Criminal Records Could be Cleared Under Proposal  NBC ConnecticutAdvocates like Rogsbert King crowded into the Connecticut State Capitol, Wednesday, fighting to get criminal records cleared automatically, after a period of a ...

Easter bunny who broke up fight has criminal record, New Jersey warrant  WLS-TVA man in an Easter bunny suit who went viral after breaking up a fight between a man and a woman in Orlando has a criminal record and an outstanding warrant ...

Stuck in detention: For immigrants without lawyers, justice is hard to find  MPR NewsHaving a lawyer is an important factor in getting released. A Dane County, Wis., program helps immigrants get out of jail and challenge efforts to deport them.

'Ghost warrants’: criminal records haunt Americans long after they are invalid  The GuardianErroneous or outdated criminal charges can linger on a person's record for years after they expire, leading to repeated arrests and even jail time.

Plan to penalize pot possession with $50 ticket advances, shakily  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioExpungement of criminal records advanced easily. But vote on switching to civil fine for possession was shelved, revived, then advanced without discussion.

Police: Man With Extensive Criminal Record Overdoses, Causing Crash That Injured 82-Year-Old Woman  NECNPolice in Salisbury, Massachusetts, say a New Hampshire man was overdosing behind the wheel when he caused a horrific crash. An 82-year-old woman is in ...

Helping those with a criminal record brings advocates to the capitol  WILX-TVLANSING, MI (WILX) - On Wednesday, a coalition came to the state capitol to educate legislators on the lifetime consequences of a criminal conviction.

Free Criminal Record Annulment Clinic on May 15  Manchester Ink LinkThe New Hampshire Bar Association will host a free criminal record annulment clinic on Wednesday, May 15, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Manchester ...

Book Richardson's attorney asks judge for probation-only sentence  Arizona Daily StarBook Richardson's attorney formally asked a federal judge Monday to sentence the former UA assistant coach to only probation during his sentencing hearing ...

Joe Biden’s long record supporting the war on drugs, explained  Vox.comBiden's criminal justice record is filled with support for the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

Street level dealer sentenced to probation in New London area drug trafficking case  theday.comA 29-year-old man who operated as a street-level dealer in a large scale heroin trafficking operation in New London County received a sentence of four.

Criminal Record Search Tool - Just Released By SearchQuarry.com  PR WebReno, Nevada (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 -- SearchQuarry.com's Solution To Finding a Person's Criminal ChargesSearchQuarry.com has released a new tool that ...

New details emerge in court in Waterbury mother's murder and her boyfriend's criminal record  WTNH.comThings got emotional outside Waterbury Superior Court after the arraignment of Luisito DeJesus -- the man is now charged with murder in the death of his ...

Did Ann Arbor councilman get sweetheart plea deal after driving drunk? Experts say no  MLive.comZachary Ackerman, 25 and D-3rd Ward, initially faced up to 180 days in jail. He got probation, in what fellow councilmembers have suggested was the result of a ...

UK's May tweaks Brexit deal in last-ditch bid to win support  WCTI12.comLONDON (AP) — The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament's ...

Small-Time Crimes a Dealbreaker for Banking Jobs  The Wall Street JournalOver the past decade, hundreds of people with criminal records have asked the government to let them work at a bank—with more than 40% of requests rejected ...

Instant Clears Criminal Record Search  ESR NEWSBackground check expert Attorney Lester Rosen explains in an article how “instant clears” when a criminal record search result is clear can be problematic.

City of Santa Maria offers free criminal record clearance clinic  KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsThe City of Santa Maria Public Library is partnering with the Santa Barbara County Public Defender's Office and nonprofit “OneJustice” to provide a free criminal ...

York County district judge and criminal defense attorney partner to open CBD store  York Daily RecordJay Whittle, a criminal defense attorney in York County, and District Judge Ronald Haskell Jr. are opening a franchise of CBD American Shaman.

'We're damn proud of it': Fort Worth police chief praises community for finding Salem Sabatka  WFAA.comFORT WORTH, Texas —. Editor's note: Due to the horrifying nature of this crime and the fact that the victim is a minor, WFAA will no longer show Salem ...

Regina Exhibition Association Limited revamps community volunteer program  Regina Leader-PostA new online system and mandatory criminal record checks are part of a revamping of REAL's community volunteer program now called Core '84.

Bill may seal pot-related federal crime records  Mail TribuneA bipartisan coalition in Congress wants to give a second chance to Americans arrested for nonviolent federal crimes related to possession of marijuana. Rep.

Student charged with bringing a shotgun to Parkrose HS appears in court  KPTV.comPORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - On Monday afternoon, Angel Granados-Diaz made his first appearance in a Multnomah County courtroom on charges that he walked ...

Uber Driver with Criminal Record Arrested, Uber Background Checks  ESR NEWSA driver for Uber was arrested by police in Florida and charged with the attempted sexual battery of a helpless female passenger.

Ghost Guns Are Everywhere in California  The TraceThe ATF says nearly a third of all firearms it recovers in the state are homemade, unserialized, and untraceable.

'I Don't Want to See Him Fail': A Firm Takes a Chance on Ex-Inmates  The Wall Street JournalProgressive Coating of Chicago, struggling to find good employees in a tight labor market, is turning to people with criminal records. Keeping them on the job ...

Myanmar's political prisoners struggle with life after jail  Aljazeera.comFreed prisoners struggle to find work, resume normal life after their release amid stigma and lack of support.

Woman found dead in husband's car after staying in El Paso 'wasn't just a body,' sons say  El Paso TimesLinda Puckett was found dead in her husband's car in Elroy, Arizona, after the couple stayed at a hotel in West El Paso.

He voted for Trump. Now he and his wife raise their son from opposite sides of the border  Los Angeles TimesShe is there when he wakes up, telling him she loves him and helping him coax their son, Ashton, to finish his Honey Nut Cheerios before the school bus whisks ...

Residents say this troubled N.J. police department ignores excessive force complaints. Records reveal it hasn't upheld a case in years.  NJ.comOver the last three years, 21 people have formally complained of excessive force by police officers in Elizabeth, 16 have made allegations of wrongful arrests, ...

Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records  Fox NewsA Washington, D.C.-based federal judge has sided with House Oversight Committee Democrats seeking to enforce their subpoena of Trump accounting firm ...

After Losing DACA Protections, Undocumented Immigrant Forges New Life In Mexico  NPRAfter losing protections under the DACA program, Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano was deported to his birth country. In the Mexican city of León, far from his former life, ...

A Cautionary Tale on Why We Background Check Employees  Workforce ManagementHere is a cautionary tale on why employers should conduct thorough background checks on employers. In late 2013, Kristl Thompson, Ashley Raby and Corbie ...

Upstate doctor spends $60K fighting $50 fine for run-in with ‘aggressive’ and ‘sexist’ court security officers  New York Daily NewsA Binghamton doctor chose to fight a $50 fine on principle – and so far it's cost her $60000. Dr. Marina Wasylyshyn was slapped with the fine after getting into a ...

Death Penalty to be Sought for Suspected Alabama Cop Killer  OfficerAURBURN, Alabama -- Auburn police officer William Buechner, who served on the city's force since April 2006, was shot and killed Sunday night by a man ...

Chef Roy Choi Explores Food Activism In His New Show, 'Broken Bread'  KLCC FM Public RadioMARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: And we're going to spend the next few minutes in the company of a culinary rock star on a mission. Roy Choi made his name as a ...

Lawless  ProPublicaAt least one in three Alaska villages has no local law enforcement. Sexual abuse runs rampant, public safety resources are scarce, and Gov. Mike Dunleavy ...

Marijuana-induced murders give special meaning to 'high crimes'  Youngstown VindicatorBy Ann Coulter. Andrews McMeel Syndication. Contrary to the image of potheads as peaceful stoners, “cannabis-dependent psychotic patients were four times ...

A second chance for young offenders with NC expunction legislation  Charlotte PostThe North Carolina Senate last week unanimously passed The Second Chance Act, which will expand the opportunity for individuals to have certain nonviolent ...

In 2019 general elections, no bar on candidates charged with murder or rape  Economic Times40% of the BJP candidates have a criminal case against them. Congress, with 39%, is hardly any better.

Life and death — addicts jailed in Windsor get quicker access to rehab  Windsor StarDesperate drug addicts doing time have a new lifeline to treatment inside the South West Detention Centre.

Nurses vote to back decriminalisation of prostitution  The GuardianRoyal College of Nurses to lobby UK government in move to protect sex workers' health.

Ann Coulter: These are real 'high crimes' | Columns  Marshall News MessengerContrary to the image of potheads as peaceful stoners, “cannabis-dependent psychotic patients were four times as likely to be violent,” according to a study cited ...

Jeremy was fired for refusing fingerprinting at work. His case led to an 'extraordinary' unfair dismissal ruling  ABC NewsQueensland sawmill worker Jeremy Lee was sacked for refusing to give his fingerprints to his employer. What followed was an extraordinary legal battle that ...

Jimmy Barnes Is Putting On Not One, But Two Old Fashioned Shopping Centre Appearances  Triple MYou can get up close and personal with Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes next month. Barnesy is doing two old school shopping centre appearances, ...

Saudi-Led Coalition Has Worst Criminal Record in World: Houthi  Tasnim News Agency“The worst criminal record in the world belongs to the coalition of aggressors led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates,” Houthi said, according to the ...

When a Criminal Record Is Erased, or Isn’t  The New York TimesA retired California judge and the Brooklyn district attorney discuss aspects of the issue, including applying for professional licenses and marijuana possession.

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  The New York TimesA new study shows the benefits of giving people a clean slate.

What a landlord can and can’t ask you  The SpinoffWhat is your landlord entitled to ask you? According to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, a lot less than you think, reports Dan Satherley for Newshub.

Jeremy Kyle Show lie detector firm’s founder lied to cops and has a record  The SunTHE founder of the Jeremy Kyle Show lie detector company has a criminal record and resigned from the British Polygraph Association after he was caught out ...

Gillibrand: ‘I Wouldn’t Use the Detention System at All’  NTDDemocratic presidential candidate Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said she would not detain those who have crossed the border illegally, following an earlier ...