Can 30,000 Cameras Help Solve Chicago’s Crime Problem?

Can 30,000 Cameras Help Solve Chicago’s Crime Problem?

But Kofi Ademola, a neighborhood activist, disagreed. “There was not a conversation like, ‘Do you want this in your community?’ ” he mentioned. “Instead, the Chicago police say, ‘This is in your community and it is going to cut crime,’ and unfortunately, people don’t question that. It’s now been normalized for these communities to be […]

Aboriginal Youth Are Disproportionately Jailed, Report Finds

Aboriginal Youth Are Disproportionately Jailed, Report Finds

SYDNEY, Australia — The variety of Indigenous Australian juveniles in detention, on bail or on parole is growing, at the same time as the entire variety of kids accused of crimes in Australia is reducing, a authorities company stated Friday. Indigenous Australians are disproportionately represented within the youth justice system and are 18 p.c extra […]

Race Remains a Key Factor in Marijuana Arrests, Analysis Shows

Race Remains a Key Factor in Marijuana Arrests, Analysis Shows

The metropolis’s 77 precincts, led by commanders with their very own enforcement priorities, present erratic arrest patterns. In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, for instance, the police made greater than twice as many marijuana arrests final 12 months as in 2016, regardless of receiving roughly the identical variety of annual complaints. And in a precinct overlaying a […]

In Fight Against Violent Crime, Justice Dept. Targets Low-Level Gun Offenders

In Fight Against Violent Crime, Justice Dept. Targets Low-Level Gun Offenders

“We have been trying to send a message,” mentioned J. Thomas Manger, president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, which represents police departments throughout the nation. “The bad guys have a real fear of federal prosecutions versus state prosecutions.” Penalties for federal gun convictions are steep. On common, firearms defendants spend six years in federal […]

‘Knives, Knives, Knives’: Trump Jabs at London Crime

‘Knives, Knives, Knives’: Trump Jabs at London Crime

LONDON — If anybody had any hope that President Trump would undertake a extra conciliatory stance towards Britain earlier than his visit in July, it was dashed on Friday, when he appeared earlier than a National Rifle Association conference in Dallas and took a jab at London’s crime charge. “Knives, knives, knives, knives,” he stated, […]

Ex-Volkswagen C.E.O. Charged With Fraud Over Diesel Emissions

Ex-Volkswagen C.E.O. Charged With Fraud Over Diesel Emissions

Volkswagen’s former chief government has been indicted on fraud prices within the United States over the carmaker’s yearslong effort to rig its diesel automobiles to feign compliance with federal emissions requirements. The government, Martin Winterkorn, was named in a federal indictment unsealed on Thursday in Federal District Court in Detroit. He is accused of conspiring […]

Cosby Verdict Is Hailed a Breakthrough. Here’s Why It Was an Anomaly.

Cosby Verdict Is Hailed a Breakthrough. Here’s Why It Was an Anomaly.

On Friday, certainly one of Mr. Cosby’s publicists, showing on “Good Morning America,” compared Mr. Cosby’s case to that of Emmett Till, a boy who was lynched in 1955 on suspicion that he had flirted with a white lady, who later denied that he had accomplished so. Ms. Constand broke her silence for the reason […]

The Golden State Killer Is Tracked Through a Thicket of DNA, and Experts Shudder

The Golden State Killer Is Tracked Through a Thicket of DNA, and Experts Shudder

“There is a whole generation that says, ‘I don’t really care about privacy,’” stated Peter Neufeld, a co-founder of The Innocence Project, which makes use of DNA to exonerate individuals who have been wrongly convicted. “And then they do, once there is a Cambridge Analytica. No one has thought about what are the possible consequences.” […]

‘Overwhelmed’ Postal Carrier Hoarded 17,000 Pieces of Mail, Officials Say

‘Overwhelmed’ Postal Carrier Hoarded 17,000 Pieces of Mail, Officials Say

When investigators interviewed Mr. Germash, he mentioned the car was his and that he had hoarded the mail as a result of he was overcome by how a lot he needed to ship, in response to the criticism. The quantity of undelivered mail investigators retrieved was staggering: 10,000 items inside his car, 6,000 in his […]

No Criminal Charges in Prince’s Overdose Death

No Criminal Charges in Prince’s Overdose Death

Dr. Schulenberg admitted no legal responsibility as a part of the settlement and has maintained he didn’t prescribe medication to anybody with the intention they be redirected to Prince. His lawyer stated in an announcement that Dr. Schulenberg “is not a target in any criminal inquiry and there have been no allegations made by the […]