Politics | Politics

George Gascón Implements Sweeping Changes To Los Angeles District Attorney's Office : NPR

The new DA in Los Angeles County will not seek the death penalty, excessive criminal sentences or cash bail. He said his experiences as a young police officer 40 years ago shaped his approach.

News | The News

Thefts rise after California reduces criminal penalties | The Sacramento Bee

California researchers are linking a voter-backed reduction in criminal penalties for drug and property crimes to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What police can learn about you from the skin chemicals on your cell phone

Police might one day be able to size up the habits and lifestyles of crime victims and suspects by analyzing the skin chemicals they leave behind when they touch their cellphones.

Sports | NFL

Hernandez Found Guilty of Murder

After a lengthy trial, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of former semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd...