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18 min ago | This is The West Country

Sir Cliff aims to avoid search row

Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution by police, but not arrested or charged, over a sex crime allegation Sir Cliff Richard's lawyers said they do not want him involved in a row over BBC coverage of a police search of his home Pop star Sir Cliff Richard will not become "embroiled" in a row between police and the BBC over coverage of ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Cliff Richard, Law

2 hrs ago | CNN

Trial of former Virginia governor accused of fraud goes to jury

Now the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to the jury after more than a month of sometimes soul-baring testimony on whether they improperly accepted gifts from a businessman while in office in exchange for promoting his company.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Law

2 hrs ago |

Maryland doc facing sex charge surrenders license

A suspended physician at the center of a state licensing scandal agreed Tuesday to permanently surrender his Maryland medical license to resolve charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at a walk-in clinic last spring.


Related Topix: Maryland, Sex Scandal, Allegany County, MD, Law

4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Awendaw man charged with murder after body found on dirt road late Monday

Deputies arrested Manning Isiah Milligan of Seewee Road at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday and charged him with murder and possession of a firearm during the commision of a violent crime.


Related Topix: Awendaw, SC, Law, Charleston County, SC

8 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Duo behind fake golf cart ads fight harassment law

The next day, her husband, Jim, began getting phone calls late at night from people inquiring about a Harley Davidson motorcycle.


Related Topix: Law, Social Security, Personal Finance, Massachusetts

11 hrs ago | News and Star

Crime commissioner expenses whistleblower accepts redundancy

The woman who triggered a political storm for Cumbria's crime commissioner by leaking his travel expenses has left her job.


Related Topix: Law, World News, United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England,

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

No Thieves & Murderers in PDRM, Rela Too? 11 PPS members have criminal records - Cpo

Eleven of the 156 members of the Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit arrested on Sunday were found to have criminal records, including one for being a member of a secret society, said Penang police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi.


Related Topix: Law

Sharing nude celebrity photos has criminal consequences

Nude photos of multiple celebrities were recently leaked on cyber troll havens like 4Chan, according to this Monday news report , and the victims include quite a few household names.


Related Topix: Law


Lena Dunham: Hacker Responsible For Stealing Naked Celebrity Photos Is A 'Sex Offender'

This weekend's revelation that dozens of celebrities and famous personalities were victims of a targeted hacking aimed at exposing private, sexually suggestive photos has reopened the conversation about online security and privacy.


Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Lena Dunham, Twitter, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

3 arrested in fatal Tennessee shooting

Sgt. Charles Gill says 19-year-old Adam Marquez died Friday afternoon in an incident that is still under investigation.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Law

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Colorado public defenders want children out of restraints in court

A 10-year-old boy stands shackled with his mother, left, and his attorney in a Florida court in 2007.


Related Topix: Law


Criminal goods go up for auction

You may have heard the old saying 'crime doesn't pay'. But it does pay for some of the state's crime prevention programs.


Related Topix: Law, Auburn University, Honolulu, HI

Windsor Beacon

Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.


Related Topix: The Perrys, Gospel, Rick Perry, US Governors, Law, Travis County, TX

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Re: Ferguson: Straight Facts On #MikeBrown Shooting Case

The police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael "Mike" Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on August 9th captured the attention of the nation.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Law


Some Iowa driving instructors have criminal record

At least 10 driving instructors licensed in Iowa have criminal records or driving infractions in their past, but they've been allowed to keep working with teens because of a forgiving state law.


Related Topix: Iowa, Law


Authorities identify child killed outside Fulton

Authorities have released the name of a 6-year-old Missouri boy who was found shot to death in his babysitter's bedroom.


Related Topix: Law, Callaway County, MO

The Bennington Banner

Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund - even if she's convicted.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY, Dutchess County, NY

Charlie Shrem to plead guilty on charges due to Bitcoin transactions

New Yourk, NY, United States - Renowned Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem was able to hammer out a plea agreement as to his actuations on the use of the virtual currency on the illicit online marketplace called Silk Road.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Prison, Law

Bucks school's apology shocks alumni

In a letter mailed to alumni and posted on its website , the Solebury School for the first time acknowledged and apologized for sexual abuse of former students at the hands of faculty from the 1950s to the 1970s.


Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, Solebury, PA, Law, Sex Scandal, Pennsylvania State University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Accused HSU Lecturer Released After Child Porn Arrest

A Humboldt State University lecturer posted bail and was released from custody hours after his arrest on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography Friday.


Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Arcata, CA, Law