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  1. Brian Thiemer: Protests against sex offender placement must continueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Reporter

    With the current controversy surrounding a convicted sex offender being released and housed in our county, and the further insult of having the $3,200 rent check for a fairly nice house being covered by California taxpayers, it is time we look closer at the policies and views on how we handle sex offenders, Megan's law policy and its corresponding database. I frequently check the Megan's law website to see who is in proximity of my neighborhood.

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  2. Purported kidnappers of California woman want apology from policeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    SAN FRANCISCO >> Two major California newspapers say they've received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman's abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday the anonymous person wrote that Denise Huskins' ordeal last week was real, and her name should be cleared.

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  3. Emails demand Vallejo police to apologize, later retractRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Reporter

    The people claiming responsibility for the alleged kidnapping of Vallejo woman Denise Huskins demanded an apology from the authorities - and later dropped the ultimatum Tuesday - in their continuing series of emails to a Bay Area newspaper. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the email it received Monday contained a veiled threat to the Vallejo police - specifically to the department's spokesman Lt.

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  4. Wisconsin implements expanded DNA testingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    WisconsinA's expanded DNA collection regime, which includes a cheek swab of people arrested for certain crimes, goes into effect Wednesday. Law enforcement agencies statewide will begin collecting DNA samples from individuals who are arrested for violent felonies, as well as all persons convicted of a crime, whether misdemeanor or felony.

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  5. Most Recent CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Brooklynian

    I've heard rumors of this person's existence for a while, but a fellow dog owner has now decided to put a stop to it: According to reports, the owner allows his pitbull mix off lease at all hours, and encourages it to attack other dogs. He then joins his dog in the fight, by kicking the other other dog and stabbing it with an ice pick he carries.

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  6. In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Hernandez could not have mu... A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie. The longtime suspect in the disappearance of Etan Patz is looming over the murder trial of the man who confessed to killing the 6-year-old boy.

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  7. Democrat introduces federal bill to criminalize citizen ownership of protective body armorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    Some House Democrats have introduced legislation that would make it illegal for civilians to protect themselves from being shot. Rep. Michael Honda, D-California, introduced a measure last summer that would prohibit the purchase, ownership or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians.

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  8. WAIC, D&E working to raise awarenessRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Davis & Elkins College and Women's Aid in Crisis are joining forces with four area agencies to raise awareness and provide prevention education during National Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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  9. Teen sentenced in Colton school gun-wieldingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Hannawa Falls teen who brought a rifle to the Colton-Pierrepont Central School campus in 2013, sending the school into lockdown, was sentenced to probation Monday. Sawyer M. Pignona, 18, of 6609 Route 56, was sentenced to three years of probation after his July 12, 2013 guilty plea to felony criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds and second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor.

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  10. Motel Worth Checking IntoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It's rather startling as the third season of A&E's Bates Motel unravels, how much Freddie Highmore now resembles the young Anthony Perkins. Part of it is facial resemblance--- the haircut, the height--- but most of it is about the eyes.

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  11. West Leyden man arrested on federal charges of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian announced Monday the arrest of Brian Mingo, 38, of West Leyden on federal charges of child pornography. A criminal complaint filed in United States District Court charges Mr. Mingo with knowingly distributing child pornography through an Internet file-sharing program, the news release said.

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  12. Girlfriend charged with murder in off-duty officer's deathRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    The girlfriend of an off-duty police officer has been charged with shooting him to death inside his home after she originally contended it happened accidentally when she removed a gun from their dog's mouth, authorities said. Tyaina Finch was charged with murder, aggravated assault and possessing instruments of crime in the death of Mark Hudson in Darby Township, near Philadelphia, on Saturday.

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  13. Recruiter Embroiled in Louima Cop FalloutRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    In early December, just a few weeks after Con Ed officially hired Schwartz, one of Allen-Foster's supervisors allegedly approached her about the former police officer's criminal history. Allen-Foster says she told the surpervisor "that she hired Mr. Schwarz in order to comply with city and state law because a refusal to hire Mr. Schwarz based on his criminal history would have violated the law, including Article 23-A of the state corrections law."

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  14. Former FBI Special Agent Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Bribery And Obstruction SchemeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    "FBI agents - like all federal law enforcement - must be above reproach, but former Special Agent Lustyik sold his badge and position of public trust to the highest bidder," said Assistant Attorney General Caldwell. "This sentence serves as a stark reminder that no one is above the law.

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  15. APD assistant chief resigns after reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    An Amarillo assistant police chief's remarks about an officer-involved shooting investigation led to his resignation, Chief Robert Taylor said Tuesday. Col. Perry Gilmore resigned Tuesday after an internal review spurred by a district attorney's decision to drop charges against a former APD officer.

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  16. Simple mistake leads to big errorRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    A Tyrone man was only buying two turkey fryers for the fire company he leads, but a series of mistakes wound up with him erroneously being pictured as a suspect in a potential theft/fraud case. Austin Lynn, 30, said he bought two turkey fryers on behalf of the Blazing Arrow Hook & Ladder Fire Company, where he serves as president, when he handed the cashier at the Field & Stream store in Altoona a check on Feb. 27. The check had the name of the store preprinted on it, was double-signed and was valid, but because of a cashier's error, the transaction ultimately became labeled a case of potential fraud/theft, and Lynn's picture ended up online and in the news last week as the Blair County Crime Solvers crime of the week.

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  17. Anchorage mayoral candidates respond to Sudanese refugee vehicle vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Three of the leading candidates for Anchorage mayor this week strongly condemned the apparent vandalism of cars owned by Sudanese refugees, though they diverged on whether state or local law should define a "hate crime" as a separate criminal offense. Amid a debate over police response to the reported vandalism, some in the community have called for a clearer path to prosecuting hate crimes.

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  18. May it please TVa s new court: A ratings hitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    A plaintiff shuffled onto a courtroom set at Sunset Bronson Studios here with a simple complaint. She had lent money to a shady guy who - shocker - turned out to be a total deadbeat.

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  19. Freeman on Padilla and Termination of Parental RightsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CrimProf Blog

    The increase in the number of incarcerated women, combined with the severe effects of ASFA's 15/22 rule, has dramatically increased the risk that a incarcerated mother face a termination of her parental rights. Currently, existing ethical and statutory protections have been insufficient to protect these parents' rights to their children.

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  20. Smith on Prior Sexual Misconduct Evidence in State CourtsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CrimProf Blog

    Prosecuting sex crimes is a sensitive, challenging process, and many who commit these crimes end up going unpunished. While a defendant may have a history of prior sexual misconduct, the rules of evidence in most states and at the federal level generally prohibit the introduction of prior misconduct to show a defendant's propensity to commit a present crime.

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