Crime

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Woman Sues Maryland Jail Medical Provider After Giving Birth on Cell Floor

Woman Sues Maryland Jail Medical Provider After Giving...

Jazmin Valentine, an eight months-pregnant woman arrested for an alleged probation...

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Videos Reveal ‘Squalid’ Conditions at NYC’s Rikers Island Jail

Videos Reveal ‘Squalid’ Conditions at NYC’s Rikers Island...

The never-before-seen images could provide fodder for potential legal filings seeking...

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Families of Highland Park Shooting Victims Sue Smith & Wesson

Families of Highland Park Shooting Victims Sue Smith &...

The families the July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park ill. alleged that the gun...

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Hundreds of Environmental Activists Killed Fighting Exploitation, Abuses in 2021

Hundreds of Environmental Activists Killed Fighting Exploitation,...

More than three-quarters of the killings took place in Latin America, where Colombia,...

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As Ian Weakens, Florida County Sheriff Declines to Evacuate Jail

As Ian Weakens, Florida County Sheriff Declines to Evacuate...

Sheriff Carmine Marceno  said he won't evacuate inmates from a downtown Fort Myers...

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DOJ Pursues Harsher Sentencing for Federal Prison Employees Guilty of Abuse

DOJ Pursues Harsher Sentencing for Federal Prison Employees...

Justice Department plans to overhaul the Federal Bureau of Prisons will include...

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Can U.S. Prisons Stop Using Solitary Confinement?

Can U.S. Prisons Stop Using Solitary Confinement?

Some states have reduced solitary, and a new bill offering federal incentives to...

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Pennsylvania Launches Pardon Process for Marijuana Convictions

Pennsylvania Launches Pardon Process for Marijuana Convictions

A new program launched by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman...

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Are Worldwide Protests Failing to Affect Change?

Are Worldwide Protests Failing to Affect Change?

While impactful, the most recent protests in countries around the globe have largely...

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UN Says Venezuela Mining Region Plagued By Sex Trafficking

UN Says Venezuela Mining Region Plagued By Sex Trafficking

A UN report on human rights abuses in Venezuela cites at least 70 cases where women...

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NYC Reports Spike in Handgun Permit Requests

NYC Reports Spike in Handgun Permit Requests

Customers tell gun sellers they’re worried about crime and new gun regulations enacted...

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Former ICE Warden Tied to Shooting, Jail Abuses

Former ICE Warden Tied to Shooting, Jail Abuses

Michael Sheppard, the former overseer of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement’s...

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Minimal Progress in Combating Systemic Racism Against Black People: UN Report

Minimal Progress in Combating Systemic Racism Against Black...

The report says that while some emblematic cases have moved forward, none have reached...

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Vermont Faces Shortage of Beds for Juvenile Offenders

Vermont Faces Shortage of Beds for Juvenile Offenders

Currently, the state has only 97 beds, which are almost always full, and many are...

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Chicago Police Ordered to Provide Phone Calls to Arrestees

Chicago Police Ordered to Provide Phone Calls to Arrestees

In Chicago, the right of people to consult an attorney after being arrested has...

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California to Seal Past Offenders’ Records

California to Seal Past Offenders’ Records

The decision will relieve millions of Californians whose lives have been haunted...