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What will happen next in Trump presidency? Reply hazy
BBC NewsMay 1, 2017

As a candidate Mr Trump also pledged to reform legal immigration, reducing the number of new arrivals, changing the types of individuals who are granted priority and restructuring the work visa programme, which could affect visas for high-skilled ...more »

Passing ordinance would be mistake
Daily JournalMay 1, 2017

The negative impact on jobs alone would be in the thousands. Given new, blanket standards on design and construction, development plans for Old Town would be halted as well. This area cannot possibly meet standards listed in the State Road 135 overlay.more »

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Crimes Against Property
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St. Lucie County felony arrests: May 3, 2017
TCPalmMay 3, 2017

Karolyn Leblanc, 40, 200 block of Southwest Parish Terrace, Port St. Lucie; fraud — swindle to obtain property; crime against a person — aggravated white collar crime against 10 victims or more. Donna Morris, 57, 6500 block of Coquina Avenue, Fort ...more »

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How Dawnna Dukes is delaying her corruption case
MyStatesman.comMay 5, 2017

Her lawyer, Dane Ball, said in a text message, “The continuance was proper, agreed to by the state, and approved by the judge.” Now in her 12th term representing parts of East Austin, Pflugerville and Manor, Dukes faces two misdemeanor charges of abuse ...more »

Criminal Defense
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Fmr. federal prosecutor warns Pres. Trump to hire defense attorney following Comey memo report
ABC Action NewsMay 17, 2017

"I think if the president were smart, and he's smart, he would be hiring the best criminal defense lawyer in America at this time," said Fitzgibbons. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast ...more »

Parole And Probation Violations
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Columbia Daily TribuneMay 24, 2017

Colin Keith Bell, 35, of Hallsville, failure to follow a judge's orders, parole or probation violation, out-of-county warrant, $5,843.50 bond. Joseph David Bias, 39, of 5901 Fallow Court, out-of-county warrant, $4,000 bond. Devin J. Clark, 42, of 722 W ...more »

Police Brutality
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Accused of abuse, three Toronto cops sue Attorney General
MississaugaMay 3, 2017

Three senior Toronto police officers have launched what legal observers are calling an extraordinarily rare lawsuit against Ontario's attorney general — a move the officers say they are making to restore their reputations, claiming they were wrongly ...more »

Fraud & Financial Crimes
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Latest Business Crime Menace: Social Engineering Fraud
The Crime ReportMay 3, 2017

Many businesses have had to deal with this new form of financial fraud. Criminals troll social media platforms or company websites to gather information that allows them to defraud the firms of money by posing as a vendor . . . Want to read more ...more »

Posession Of Firearm
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Idaho man, 29, pleads guilty to federal gun violation
KBOI-TVMay 10, 2017

In November 2016, agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) began investigating Bojorquez's illegal firearm possession, communicating with him through his Instagram and Facebook accounts about the sale of firearms.more »

Grand Jury Proceeding
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No Indictment: Ohio Grand Jury Finds Police Shooting of 13-Year-Old Tyre King 'Justified'
The RootMay 20, 2017

That's why, whenever possible, police investigations and grand jury proceedings must be available to the public. Anytime a child dies it is a tragic event, and this time is no different. The Columbus City Council members pray for all those who are ...more »

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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Supporting DUI Cases ...
MENAFN.COMMay 2, 2017

Chicago, IL (MAY 01, 2017): Legal assistance in criminal cases is much needed on today's perspective. From trivial personal cases to crime of big deal we are in ...more »

Gun Charges
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Regions with stronger gun laws have fewer gun-related pediatric emergency department visits
EurekAlert (press release)May 5, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO - Regions of the United States with the strictest gun laws also have the fewest emergency department visits for pediatric firearm-related injuries, according to a new study by Children's National Health System researchers. The findings ...more »

Robbery, Assault & Battery, Theft
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Possession and DUI
Reporter NewspapersMay 3, 2017

800 block of Town Boulevard — On April 16, in the afternoon, a theft occurred. 3500 block of Buford Highway — On April 16, at night, a car was reported stolen. 3300 block of Buford Highway — On April 16, at night, a street robbery occurred involving ...more »

Aliza Sherman's former attorney pleads guilty to hampering homicide investigation
cleveland.comMay 1, 2017

Gregory Moore, right, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of felony inducing panic and one misdemeanor count of falsification for calling in bomb threats to courthouses and hampering the homicide investigation into the 2013 stabbing death of Aliza ...more »

Search & Seizure
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Sangil: The stories in Arayat town
Sun.StarMay 1, 2017

To add, Viray quoted a jurisprudence: “The sacred right against an arrest, search or seizure is not only ancient. It is also zealously safeguarded. The constitution guarantees the right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and ...more »

Inmate's Rights & Prison
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Note Hidden In Walmart Purse Describes Inhumane Conditions In Chinese Prison
Huffington PostMay 1, 2017

Every month, the boss pays the inmate 2000 yuan [about $290], any additional dishes will be finished by the police. If the inmates are sick and need medicine, the cost will be deducted from the salary. Being a prisoner in China is even worse than being ...more »

Sex Crimes
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Clery Act numbers lag behind reported sex crimes on campus
CU-CitizenAccess.orgMay 4, 2017

At least 423 sex-related crimes have been reported to the University of Illinois Police Department since 2010, according to a CU-CitizenAccess and The Daily Illini review of police daily crime logs. So far, only 86 of those crimes have been included in ...more »

Internet Offences & Computer Crimes
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Germany sees rise in cybercrime, but reporting rates still low
KFGOMay 3, 2017

Holger Muench, president of the Federal Crime Office, said Germany needed to rapidly develop new skills to stay ahead of cyber criminals, and was already working to share more data and intelligence with law enforcement agencies in other countries.more »

Solicitation & Pandering
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The arrogance of the completely corrupt
Socialist Worker OnlineMay 15, 2017

But the White House clown show shouldn't obscure the dizzying number of possible legal violations--not to mention completely legal violations of morality and decency--that emerged last week. Start with the strong possibility that Trump .... Trump's ...more »

Juvenile Crimes
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Civil citations bill passes Florida Senate
Pensacola News JournalMay 3, 2017

Civil citations are an alternative to arrest that law enforcement officers can use the first time an adolescent commits a specific offense, such as possession of alcoholic beverages, criminal mischief or disorderly conduct. The juvenile receiving the ...more »

Traffic & Moving Violations
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They drive boring cars and cover up their tattoos. That's life 'driving while black,' residents say.
Sacramento BeeMay 3, 2017

About 13 percent of the city's driving-age population is black, but about 32 percent of Sacramento police traffic stops involved black drivers. Overall, police stopped the equivalent of 1 out of every 4 black adults annually. By comparison, city police ...more »


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