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'Whitey' Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster found secretly living in Santa Monica, dies at 89 - Los Angeles Times

James J. “Whitey” Bulger Jr., a Boston mobster who topped the FBI’s most wanted list and was found quietly living in Santa Monica in 2011, has been found dead in prison. He was 89.

Politics | Politics

If the Left Treated Immigrants the Way They Do Guns ...

... There would be calls for ‘common-sense restrictions’ on all foreigners coming here after every heinous crime by an illegal alien

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Opinion | One Test Could Exonerate Him. Why Won't California Do It?

Kevin Cooper is awaiting execution for a quadruple murder. But he may have been framed.

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Sen. Chuck Grassley: Sentencing reform bill will fight crime | Fox News

In the 1980s, with our nation facing an influx of drug crimes, Congress passed into law stiff penalties targeting all levels of offenders. The goal was to deter crime through harsh sentences.

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DHS reveals dozens of MS-13, other gang members released by 'sanctuary' policies | Fox News

Dozens of gang members, some of whom belonged to the notorious MS-13, were shielded from deportation and released due to sanctuary policies last year, according to newly released stats from the Department of Homeland Security.

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London murder rate overtakes New York's

An ex-senior Met Police officer says he is "absolutely devastated" by the figures for 2018.

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As Britain cracks down on weapons, criminals turn to acid attacks - The Washington Post

There were more than 700 acid attacks last year — double the number in 2015.

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CATO: Illegal Immigrants More Likely to Commit Crimes than Ones Who Came Legally

A report by the Cato Institute released on February 26 reveals that illegal immigrants are much more likely to commit violent crimes than immigrants who follow the law to get here.

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This city fights crime with gardening | Science | AAAS

Picking up trash and mowing vacant lots makes Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, neighborhoods safer

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How homicide charges for two skippers will shake up the entire Navy

It could spur fleet-level skippers and chiefs to push back against relentless demands from the Navy's senior leaders.

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Chicago cop given 5 years in prison for shooting at car, wounding two teens

Officer Marco Proano told the judge he was just trying “to protect human life” when he fired 16 times at the car. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison.

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AG Madigan sues to enforce Chicago police reform; Emanuel pledges cooperation

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Tuesday plans to announce she's going to federal court to get a judge to oversee police reform in Chicago.

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'We found who killed your sister.' 48 years later, a cold case is solved

Forty-eight years after a 22-year-old art student was strangled to death, her body found in the trunk of her car parked along Fairfax Avenue, DNA helps the LAPD crack the case.

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Reputed New York gangster released from prison at age 100

Franzese has been in and out of prison for much of his adult life, having been granted parole by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons at least six times, Newsday reported. Federal prison officials could not be reached immediately to confirm his release or details o

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Ring modernized the doorbell, then its inventor, Jamie Siminoff, went to war against crime

Ring Chief Executive Jamie Siminoff has a unique management style: Employees wear dog tags, there are no formal meetings or budgets and for years staffers had to clean up after themselves.

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NBC ends the age of Aquarius · Newswire · The A.V. Club

In what feels like a pretty classic example of the “Holy crap, why was that still on?” school of TV news, Variety is reporting that NBC has canceled its Charles Manson-based drama Aquarius.

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Official: Son of 'El Chapo' has been kidnapped - CNN.com

A son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was among those kidnapped from a restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Jalisco Attorney General Eduardo Almaguer said at a news conference Tuesday.

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The 'Grim Sleeper' is sentenced to death for string of murders - LA Times

A man approached Laura Moore at a bus stop in the spring of 1984 and offered a warning: You shouldn’t be out here alone.

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Grieving and Hunting for an ‘Evil Person’ After a Jogger Is Killed

Karina Vetrano, an avid photographer and blogger, was killed during a run through the marshland in Howard Beach, Queens.

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Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed

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Black Lives Matter Leader Charged With Sex Trafficking | The Daily Caller

A Black Lives Matter activist who operates a social justice charity in Baltimore was arrested last month on charges of sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl.

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Chumlee from 'Pawn Stars': No Sex Assault Charges ... Plea Deal Struck for Guns & Drugs | TMZ.com

Chumlee is dodging serious jail time in his drugs and guns case, and will NOT face any sex assault charges ... TMZ has learned. The "Pawn Stars" cast…

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Board recommends parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten; victim's daughter vows to oppose

A California review board recommended parole Thursday for former Charles Manson “family” member Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted along with other members of the cult in the 1969 killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.

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Iran's Executions and Human Rights Abuses Hit 27-Year High

The Islamic Republic hit the highest rate of executing people since 1989. The official number indicates that Iran executed nearly two times more people in 2015 in comparison to 2010 when the hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was in office, as well as roughly 10 times more than the number of executions in 2005.

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How a Ragtag Gang of Retirees Pulled Off the Biggest Jewel Heist in British History

The police and public gasped at the audacity of the Great Hatton Garden heist of 2015, where millions in cash and jewels were taken from an underground vault in London’s diamond district. Mark Seal investigates the unorthodox daring of the perpetrators�

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Knife reportedly found on former O.J. Simpson property is being tested by LAPD - LA Times

In another twist in the long-running O.J. Simpson saga, Los Angeles police are investigating and testing a knife that was reportedly recovered on the Brentwood property once owned by the former football star.&a

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Knife Found Buried on OJ Simpson's Estate Years Ago Finally Turned Over to LAPD

The bloody knife reportedly found on O.J. Simpson's estate was stored in a police officer's house for years.

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Heavily armed Louisiana police captain taunts local gangsters in video

A Louisiana police captain sent out a blunt message Wednesday for members of a local street gang. 'You will be hunted. You will be tracked,' Captain Clay Higgins (pictured) said.

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'El Chapo' Has Been Captured, Mexican President Says - Yahoo

From Yahoo: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted today that the infamous drug lord known as “El Chapo” has been captured."Mission accomplished: We have him. I want to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,"

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California's Prop. 47 revolution: Voters were sold a bill of goods

As crime rates rise, Californians are realizing that they were sold a bill of goods on Proposition 47, the 2014 ballot measure that converted some felonies to misdemeanors. The campaign spin was all about reducing the punishment for drug possession. But p

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Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison on parole | Fourth-Place Medal - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The former track star will be released to house arrest following a year in prison.

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I Liked ‘Black Mass’ Until Johnny Depp Shot A Guy... | ClickHole

I’m a pretty big fan of gangster films. Donnie Brasco and The Departed rank as two of my fave movies of all time, so I had to see Black Mass right when it hit theaters...

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Cris Carter told NFL rookies to get 'fall guy' for when they get in legal trouble | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: One part of the Chris Borland story by ESPN The Magazine that didn't fit with the rest of the tale but was still pretty surprising was Borland's "fall guy" story.

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Guardian Angels return to New York's Central Park

Rising crime rate has brought back the famous red-beret wearing crimefighters after more than two decades absence

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Compare arrest rates from different police stations around the country

Blacks are far more likely to be arrested than people of other races, and in some places, dramatically so. Using FBI arrest records, USA TODAY found nearly 1,600 places where the disparity in arrest rates is more pronounced than in Ferguson, Mo.

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Mexico: Drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes through tunnel - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a scheme befitting a caper movie, Mexico's most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, escaped from a maximum security prison through a 1.5-kilometer (1 mile) tunnel from a small opening in the sh

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Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.

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UPDATED: The Jinx’s Robert Durst has been arrested for murder

(If you haven’t gotten around to watching last night’s episode of The Jinx yet and don‘t want to know what happens, stop reading here and click away. It’s okay, we won’t take it personally. Thanks.)Much of the discussion surrounding Serial revol

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Video: Bystanders Pull Carjacker From Vehicle, Beat Him, Hold Him Till Police Arrive

On July 13 bystanders pulled an alleged carjacker from a vehicle in City Heights, San Diego, then beat him and held him until police arrived.