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We’ve Got a Long Haul, If We Really Want Liberty and Justice for All

by Ernie McCray “Liberty and Justice for All.” That just might be America’s biggest lie of all. I mean a young man, a White teen, with a rifle that looks like an AR-15, appears on a scene where peo…

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HOWARD EPSTEIN – LETTER FROM ISRAEL – The crime of incitement

HOWARD EPSTEIN – LETTER FROM ISRAEL – The crime of incitement The crime of incitement, the encouragement of another person to commit a crime, derives from the common law, which itself arises from the beginnings of modern English history with the N

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Reimagining police departments with safety and justice in mind

Scott Pelley reports on the ways American cities are reimagining their police departments, with Austin, Texas, leading the way.

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What we know about the 3 men who were shot by Kyle Rittenhouse

On Aug. 25, 2020, Kyle Rittenhouse shot and killed Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and wounded Gaige Grosskreutz.

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Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted on all charges. Here's what we know about the 3 men he shot

Kyle Rittenhouse -- accused of shooting three people, two fatally -- was acquitted on all charges on Friday by a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Self-styled 'QAnon shaman' is sentenced to 41 months in Capitol riot

Jacob Chansley, the self-styled "QAnon shaman," was sentenced to 41 months for his role in the Jan. 6 riot after pleading guilty to obstruction.

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New Mexico DA sues unauthorized militia group, then goes after Facebook for records to prove his case

A groundbreaking lawsuit in New Mexico could serve as a blueprint for how government officials deal with armed militia groups that deploy to public spaces and act like law enforcement officers, despite having no authority to do so.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Opinion | Kyle Rittenhouse sobbing shows what's wrong with America

Before Kyle Rittenhouse cried on the witness stand, and no matter how a Kenosha judge rules in his case, his supporters have made sure that he comes out a winner.

Politics | The Decline Of America

LAPD Advises City Residents to 'Cooperate and Comply' with Robbers

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) tweeted a release Tuesday advising city residents to "cooperate and comply" when being robbed.

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Louisville police officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor appeals to get his job back

Myles Cosgrove was one of the seven officers assigned to execute a no-knock search warrant on Taylor's apartment in March 2020.

Politics | Malfeasance

L.A. Times and LAPD Ignore the Realities of Crime in the City

It would be comical if the results weren’t so deadly and far-reaching.
A story in Sunday’s Los Angeles Times ran under the headline, “Inside an LAPD crime briefing: Homicides, ‘hood days’ and the ‘com...

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Accused Arlington school shooter released on bail the following day

Since when is a school shooter back on the streets the following day?

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Cold case team says Zodiac Killer ID'd, linking him to another murder | Fox News

A team of specialists that investigate cold cases says it has identified the Zodiac Killer, one of America's most prolific serial murderers who terrorized communities in the San Francisco area in the late 1960s with a series of brutal slayings and unsolva

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Police in Austin Will Stop Responding to Non-Emergencies Like Theft and Burglary

If you live in Austin, Texas and your house is broken into while you're gone don't bother calling the cops

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A Woman Who Coughed On Store Food, Claiming She Had Coronavirus, Gets A Jail Sentence

She gets at least a year in jail for going to a supermarket near Wilkes-Barre, Pa., in March 2020, and purposely coughing on fresh produce while yelling that everyone would get sick.

Sports | Cycling

Killing Cyclists Is As American As Mass Shootings

There are easy ways to prevent both, yet we carry on as if nothing is wrong

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

As D.C. Murder Rate Soars, FBI Arrests Jan. 6 Protester Who Spent 17 Minutes in the Capitol, Mostly Snapping Selfies

We can all sleep better tonight. The Los Angeles Times reported Monday on the July 29 arrest of Glen Allen Brooks, 61, of Huntington Beach, Calif. His crime? Brace yourself, gentle reader, for Mr. Bro...

Politics | Politics

Why are wrongly-convicted people still imprisoned in Missouri?

Prosecutors have called for the release of Kevin Strickland and Lamar Johnson, who have served a combined 70 years in prison for murders they did not commit. And yet, innocence has not earned them their freedom. So, what's going on in the state of Missour

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San Jose Seeks to Tax the Second Amendment into Oblivion

On June 29, 2021, the San Jose City Council – in a unanimous vote – codified two pieces of gun legislation that amount to nothing less...

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VIDEO: AOC Ignores Crime Stats; Claims Crime Surge Is ‘Hysteria’

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), illustrated just how bereft of the facts she is this week by declaring that anyone who believes...

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Derek Chauvin Is Sentenced To 22 1/2 Years For George Floyd's Murder

Prosecutors were asking for the former police officer to be sentenced to a 30-year prison term. The defense attorney called for probation and time already served.

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Man with ’12 prior arrests’ and out on ‘parole for an attempted murder’ was arrested for the shooting of a Bronx man with 2 kids in the crossfire

"His most recent arrest was in 2020."

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Derek Chauvin Will Be Sentenced Today Over George Floyd's Murder

Prosecutors have asked for the former police officer to be sentenced to a 30-year prison term. His defense attorney is calling for probation and time already served.

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John McAfee, Software Pioneer, Found Dead In A Spanish Prison Cell

Just hours earlier, a court in Spain had approved the extradition of McAfee to the U.S., where he was set to stand trial on federal tax-evasion charges in New York.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

The comedy and tragedy of Derek Chauvin's probation request

For stealing a human life, Chauvin’s lawyer, Eric Nelson, feels Chauvin should get no time at all.

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Hyper-Partisan Carville Tells Democrats to Lie About Crime Spike to Win Mid-Terms

In keeping with his reputation of being a disingenuous spin-doctor, Clinton-era Progressive mouthpiece James Carville is urging Democrats...

Politics | PC Culture

San Francisco Seeing an 'Epidemic' of Shoplifting

San Fransisco, once one of the most beautiful and pleasant cities in America, is being destroyed by an ideology that promotes "permissiveness."

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WATCH: Suspect steals 2 police cruisers in wild multi-county chase

Xavier Cummings is being held in the Volusia County Jail on two counts of grand theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of grand theft of a firearm, escape as well as other charges.

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60 Minutes interviews the prosecutors of Derek Chauvin

Scott Pelley speaks with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and the prosecutorial team that convicted Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

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Service chiefs will weigh in on controversial plan to remove commanders’ control over sexual assault cases

The defense secretary is seeking feedback from service chiefs, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Pentagon policy experts.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

End commanders’ power to block military sex assault cases, Pentagon panel says

The recommendation by an independent review commission goes against decades of vehement Pentagon arguments to keep cases within the chain of command.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Opinion | Derek Chauvin Is Guilty: ‘A Huge Nationwide Sigh of Relief’

Readers hail the verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial, but one writes, “Justice will be when people of color can live in a country where they do not have to fear the bias of racist law enforcement.”

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Chauvin guilty of murder: Ex-cop convicted in George Floyd death

The jury has found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd last May.

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Sources: Washington County Attorney's Office expected to charge officer in Brooklyn Center shooting Wednesday

Sources tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS the Washington County Attorney's Office is planning on charging former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter on Wednesday ...

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Brooklyn Center Police Chief And Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Resign

The resignations of Kim Potter, who fired her gun at Wright, and Chief Tim Gannon come after the city council passed a resolution calling for them to be relieved of duty.

Politics | BLM

Study: Cities With BLM Protests Had Up To 6,000 More Homicides Than Expected From 2014-2019

New research shows that cities that held Black Lives Matter protests saw a 10% increase in murders than was expected from 2014-2019. Preliminary findings

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Mohammad Anwar’s Alleged Teenage Murderers Reach Plea Deal, Will Not Be ‘Held Past The Age Of 21’ Or ‘Placed In A Prison

According to reports, the two teenage girls charged with the felony murder of a 66-year-old Uber Eats driver in Washington, D.C. have reached a plea deal

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Is Denmark's Move to Protect Danish Identity a Noble Move?

Danish officials are grappling with the issue of parallel societies due to the influx of non-Western asylum seekers and alleged refugees...

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DOJ Says At Least 100 More People Could Be Charged Over Capitol Attack

The Justice Department says the investigation into the Capitol insurrection will likely be one of the largest in American history.

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Derek Chauvin, Charged With George Floyd's Death, May Face Additional Murder Charge

The former Minneapolis police officer is to be tried on charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter starting next week. A charge of third-degree murder had been dismissed earlier.

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'Not fair!': Man who put feet on Pelosi's desk has outburst at court hearing for Capitol riot

Richard Barnett told the judge that "everybody else is getting out" after it was determined he'd stay in custody until his next court date in May.

Humor | Humor

24-year-old to Be Tried As a Child

Local 24-year-old adult person Travis Parkes will be prosecuted in juvenile court after a judge’s ruling of, “I mean, look at this kid.”

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FBI Has Found No Evidence of Antifa Involvement in Capitol Attack, Says Director

In testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray said acts of white supremacist violence have nearly tripled since 2017.

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The Citizen App Will Now Tell You Why Helicopters Are Making a Racket in Your Neighborhood

The Citizen app won’t stop helicopters from interrupting your nap, but it can at least tell you why they're overhead.

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L.A. restaurants struggle with a new form of dine-and-dash

Spoon by H restaurant is closing after months of reduced business, chargebacks and refund requests during the pandemic. It's just one of many restaurants footing the bill as diners discover new ways to dine and dash.

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The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories

More than 250 people have been charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. NPR is looking at the cases. Each provides clues to questions surrounding the attack: Who joined the mob? What did they do? And why?

Politics | Politics

Trump Survived Impeachment But Now His Criminal Nightmare Begins

Trump’s legal team botched an easy layup. They were mocked and ridiculed. But now he's facing criminal probes in New York and Georgia.

Politics | BLM

Black Lives Matter supporter tweeted about children's White privilege prior to alleged child murder

"I will never have to worry about my white sons and that makes me happy," Robinson said. "What makes me ad is that every worry I don't have for them will be multiplied for my black sons. Until this is fixed, we are NOT the USA we can be. Justice, fairness

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DC Guardsman on orders to 'do nothing' during Capitol attack

Editor's Note: This story first appeared on The War Horse, an award-winning nonprofit news organization working to educate the public on military service and veterans. Subscribe to their newsletter or support their work. JANUARY 27, 2021 | T.L.K (T.L.

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Report: 2020 Saw The ‘Largest Percentage Increase’ In Homicides In American History

2020 may have seen the single largest increase in homicides in American history, with nearly every city reporting data showing a spike.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Los Angeles County’s New Controversial D.A. Says ‘The Justice Reform Movement Gains An Ally In’ The ‘White House’

Minutes before Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón expressed solidarity with the new administration on social media.

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Militant Christian Nationalists Remain A Potent Force, Even After The Capitol Riot

The conviction of some Christians that God has a particular plan for America gave extra potency to efforts in support of Trump's attempts to overturn his election defeat.

News | In The News

LAPD chief calls out deadly crime surge - Los Angeles Times

The first two weeks of 2021 saw 59 shooting victims in South L.A. compared with seven last year, Chief Michel Moore says.

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Employers are taking a hard line against workers who support pro-Trump mob attack on U.S. Capitol

Many businesses want to distance themselves from the riot — which can mean firing workers who supported Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric even if they did not directly participate in the failed insurrection.

Politics | Politics

The far right is falsely blaming antifa for the pro-Trump insurrection on Capitol Hill

Conspiracy theories alleging antifa involvement spread quickly in the riot’s aftermath.

Politics | Interesting Links

Great American Clint Eastwood Marks a Milestone

On May 31, Clint Eastwood will turn 91, but 2021 also marks another milestone for the actor and director, active since the 1950s. In 1971, after making a name…

Miscellaneous | Opinion

How Police Handled Pro-Trump Mob Compared With Protesters For Black Racial Justice

The way police handled Wednesday's onslaught showed that "some people are ... given certain kinds of leeway or space, and other people are not," says African American studies professor Eddie Glaude.

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Where Was Security When A Pro-Trump Mob Stormed The Capitol?

Armed with pro-Trump banners, the rioters far outnumbered and swiftly overwhelmed the Capitol Police as they charged up the steps, smashed windows, broke into the Senate chamber and occupied offices.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Woman Killed During Insurrection at Capitol Was From Ocean Beach San Diego

The woman who was shot and killed inside the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday was from Ocean Beach, according to local media who have had contact with her extended family. 35-year-old Ashli Eliza…

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Pro-Trump protesters storm the US Capitol building - in pictures

US lawmakers and staff are seen wearing protective gas masks as police draw guns on protesters.

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U.S. Capitol In Chaos As Trump Supporters Breach Building

The Capitol was engulfed in chaos, as supporters of President Trump, responding to his call to head there, breached the complex, resulting in violence in the seat of America's federal government.

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Former SEAL Team 6 member to plead guilty in Green Beret's death

Member of SEAL Team 6 to plead guilty in 2017 death of Army Green Beret.

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Louisville Police To Fire Two More Officers Involved In Death Of Breonna Taylor

One officer wasn't at the raid but applied for the search warrant with misleading information. The move comes months after the department fired another detective.

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Columbus, Ohio, Officer Who Shot And Killed Andre Hill Is Fired

"This is what accountability looks like," Police Chief Tom Quinlan said Monday. "Mr. [Adam] Coy will now have to answer to the state investigators for the death of Andre Hill."

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Metro teen jailed for breaking COVID-19 quarantine in Cayman Islands is ‘scared to death,’ mom says

The mother of a metro Atlanta teen arrested and sentenced to prison for violating the Cayman Islands quarantine rules said her daughter is scared to death in prison.

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Woman whose home Chicago police wrongfully raided says she feared for her life, relates to Breonna Taylor

A woman whose home was wrongfully raided by Chicago police last year said she feared for her life during the incident.

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Ex-Houston Police Officer Charged In Attack Over Bogus Election Fraud Plot

Former police captain Mark Anthony Aguirre was paid $266,400 by the right-wing Liberty Center for God and Country to investigate an alleged ballot fraud scheme in Harris County, Texas.

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Column: The Kyle Rittenhouse case is about vigilante justice. Let’s hope it doesn’t prevail.

It's the job of police, not self-appointed civilian overseers, to restore peace, Dahleen Glanton writes.

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Bar owner drove into officer while fleeing arrest for flouting shutdown orders, sheriff says

Danny Presti drove his turquoise Jeep about 100 yards with a sergeant on the hood, leaving the officer with fractured shinbones, authorities allege. Presti's bar has brazenly flouted coronavirus restrictions.

Politics | Politics

Laptop connected to Hunter Biden linked to FBI money laundering probe

The FBI’s subpoena of a laptop and hard drive purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden came in connection with a money laundering investigation in late 2019, according to documents obtained by Fox News and verified by multiple federal law enforcement officia

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NYPD Union Tells New York Subway Riders ‘You’re On Your Own’ Due To Anti-Cop Policies

New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has made no secret of his disdain for not only law and order, but

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A global black market for negative COVID-19 test results has emerged, with fakes starting around $200

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative tests that enable them to travel.

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Teen told police "I shot two white kids" after allegedly killing two Kenosha protesters

Kyle Rittenhouse cried and vomited as he described what happened on August 25, police records show.

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ICE Says California Court Forced Them to Release 250 'Dangerous' Detainees With Criminal Histories

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said a California district court ruling led to the "release of dangerous criminal aliens into various communities."

Politics | Malfeasance

Crime Exploding In Aurora, CO, As Police Choose To ‘Walk Away’ From Potentially Violent Criminals

Crime is surging in Aurora, Colorado, as police officers elect to “walk away” from calls on alleged criminals rather than get into potentially violent

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DHS memo told officials to make comments favorable to Kenosha shootings suspect

In prepping DHS officials for questions about Rittenhouse, the document suggests they say he took a gun to Kenosha "to help defend small business owners."

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Video Of Seattle Officer Rolling Bicycle Over Protester's Head Leads To Suspension

The unnamed officer will be placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident that occurred during protests earlier this week.

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Family Of Man Killed By National Guard In Louisville Files Wrongful Death Suit

David "Ya Ya" McAtee was killed in June as he stood in the doorway of the barbecue stand he owned in the Kentucky city's West End.

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NC man accused of shooting 5-year-old neighbor in head at point blank range

A 25-year-old man accused of shooting his 5-year-old neighbor in the head at point blank range in Wilson, North Carolina on Sunday night has been charged with first-degree murder in the boy’s death.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Outdoor seating impossible for some eateries thanks to wild NYC streets

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been touting his restaurant-reopening program as a "huge hit" -- but that's not the case on a Queens street overrun with druggies, drunks and vagrants.

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County officials move to close Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A., invest in health care-based responses

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to initiate a plan to close the Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A. within the year, officials said. The panel vowed “to reinvest any savings from closing the facility towards health-based respo

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Disturbing Video Shows Sleeping Homeless Person Attacked With Fireworks By Laughing Man

On Sunday morning, a sleeping homeless man in New York City was attacked with fireworks, suffering burn injuries to his back. “Earlier yesterday morning, a homeless male was sleeping on the sidewalk in front of 67 Lenox Avenue, in the confines of th

News | The News

‘Defund The Police’: NYC Shootings EXPLODE Amid Disbanding Of Anti-Crime Units, Reassignment Of Hundreds Of Officers

As calls from the Left intensify to abolish the police, and New York City takes action to remove officers and dismantle vital anti-crime units, the city that never sleeps surged in gun violence by a stunning 358% since this time last year. “It has b

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iPhone 11 Stolen From Looted T-Mobile Store Tracked To San Bernardino Home; 2 Arrested – CBS Los Angeles

Siante Lockridge, 28, and Anthony Flewellen, 36, both of San Bernardino, are in custody on burglary charges.

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Several officers wounded in shootout with ambush suspect

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several police officers were wounded Thursday in separate shootouts with a man suspected of ambushing and seriously injuring a deputy a day earlier. The suspect was “secured and...

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LA homicides up by 250 percent over last week, LAPD reports

Los Angeles saw a massive spike in homicides during the first week of June, authorities said Tuesday.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Watch Phoenix Man Outrun Police In A Lowly Smart Car

An incident at a Walmart in a Phoenix suburb apparently led to a police chase involving a man in a Smart Fortwo, and the driver got away.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Space Crime Allegation Leads to Charges Against Astronaut’s Ex-Wife - The New York Times

The astronaut Anne McClain had faced accusations that she had improperly accessed a bank account from the International Space Station. But prosecutors said her accuser lied about some details.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Major crimes up 12 percent in NYC despite COVID-19 outbreak

Five of the seven major index crimes — robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and car theft —  showed a marked increase this year compared to last year.

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Trump endorses bill allowing victims of illegal immigrant crimes to sue sanctuary cities

President Trump centered the immigration portion of his State of the Union speech on "sanctuary cities," calling for Congress to pass a Senate bill that would allow victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants to sue the local or state government if

News | The News

1 Person Critically Injured In Century City Shooting, Police Searching For Multiple Suspects – CBS Los Angeles

Police were investigating a shooting at a restaurant at Century City Mall Monday night that left one person in critical condition.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

California lawmakers may trim repeat nonviolent offenders’ sentences

“This enhancement is disproportionately used against persons of color and those that are low income,” said Democratic Assemblyman Ash Kalra of San Jose, who carried the bill in the Assembly. “It is…

Politics | Media Watch

Liberal NY Times RIPS Competitor New York Post for Actually Reporting on Street Crime

Wednesday’s signed lead editorial by Mara Gay of the New York Times editorial board attacked a conservative news rival the New York Post while demading that New York Democrats to buck up on the newly instigated "bail reform," despite the street violence t

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Chicago among top 5 cities for organized retail crime - Chicago Tribune

Seeing empty shelves at the store? It could be the holiday rush – or organized retail theft. Chicago is one of the U.S. cities most affected by organized retail theft, according to a 2019 report from the National Retail Federation.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Richard Grenell: California needs a reality check after reading San Francisco DA’s stance on ‘quality of life’ crimes

San Francisco's new DA won't prosecute “quality-of-life” crimes like vehicle break-ins, drug dealing, and petty theft.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

How Crime Scene Analysts Collect and Preserve Fingerprints | WIRED

A veteran analyst explains the work of gathering fingerprints that can link a suspect to a crime—even after it rains.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15-Year-Old Dies Protecting Little Sister During Burglary, Police Say

Khyler Edman died after a violent encounter with an intruder who was arrested nearby in Port Charlotte, Fla., the police said. His 5-year-old sister survived.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Neighbors are using these smart cameras to track strangers' cars — and yours

Neighborhoods around Los Angeles are signing up for a new service: security cameras that automatically read the license plates of every car that drives by from a company called Flock Safety

Politics | Illegal Immigration

DOJ: In 2018, Non-Citizens, 7% Of Population, Accounted For 15% Of Prosecutions In U.S. District Court For Non-Immigration Crimes

A new report from the Department of Justice revealed that the percentage of federal arrests has practically reversed itself in the last twenty years, as in 1998, 63% of all federal arrests were of U.S.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Progressive pol’s unpleasant surprise: Handcuffing the cops means trouble

Yuh-Line Niou, who represents lower Manhattan in the state Assembly, had an unpleasant experience getting off the subway at Bowling Green the other day. “I was just threatened,” she wrote on Twitte…

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

California Legislature Passes Bill To Put Trans Men In Women’s Prisons, Even Rapists

Transgender people who think themselves to be women should not be housed with female prisoners for obvious safety reasons. Naturally, California disagrees.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Reported antisemitic incidents in NYC in Q1 FAR more than all other hate crimes COMBINED. (22x more than anti-Islam incidents.)

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Politics | Politics

Of 27 Deadliest Mass Shooters, 26 of Them Were Fatherless | RealClearPolitics

Of 27 Deadliest Mass Shooters, 26 of Them Were Fatherless | RealClearPolitics

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Chicago police chief angry over alleged Smollett hoax

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson took it personally when detectives determined that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly lied about being the victim of a racist and...

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SCAAP Data Suggest Illegal Aliens Commit Crime at a Much Higher Rate Than Citizens and Lawful Immigrants | Federation for American Immigration Reform

The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has reignited a key debate about American immigration policy. Do illegal aliens commit crimes at a higher rate than native-born U.S. citizens and lawful immigrants? And, if so, how should that

News | That's News to Me

'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

Politics | Politics

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.

Politics | Immigration

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.

News | In The News

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.

News | The News

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.

News | The News

This city fights crime with gardening | Science | AAAS

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

News | That's News to Me

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.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'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.

News | That's News to Me

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

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

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.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

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.

News | That's News to Me

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.

News | That's News to Me

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.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

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.

News | That's News to Me

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.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

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.

Politics | Politics

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.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

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.