Crime

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Buffalo Shooting Exposes Weaknesses of Internet Antiterrorism Accord

Buffalo Shooting Exposes Weaknesses of Internet Antiterrorism...

Experts say tech companies remain far from being able to fireproof their platforms,...

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Can AI Prevent Mass Shootings?

Can AI Prevent Mass Shootings?

Critics worry that Evolv Technology, an AI-based system meant to flag weapons so...

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Consent Decrees Achieve Mixed Results Around the Country

Consent Decrees Achieve Mixed Results Around the Country

Nearly two dozen consent decrees are ongoing around the country, and as the Justice...

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Hacking Researchers No Longer Subject to Charges by DOJ

Hacking Researchers No Longer Subject to Charges by DOJ

The Department of  Justice (DOJ) says it will not use the country’s long-standing...

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Young Advocates Lead Effort to Curb Campus Suicide

Young Advocates Lead Effort to Curb Campus Suicide

Sixty percent of gun casualties are suicides; yet on many campuses, mass shooter...

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Two Landmark Rulings in U.S. and Mexico Split Over Border Treatment

Two Landmark Rulings in U.S. and Mexico Split Over Border...

A U.S. judge blocked the Biden administration from lifting border restrictions as...

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Congress Needs to Invest in Returning Citizens

Congress Needs to Invest in Returning Citizens

We spend more than $80 billion annually on corrections, but just $100 million on...

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Massachusetts Hits Lowest Incarceration Rate in 35 Years

Massachusetts Hits Lowest Incarceration Rate in 35 Years

Experts say Massachusetts should continue exploring ways to reduce incarceration...

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Florida Court Allows Social Media Platforms to Continue Banning Politicians

Florida Court Allows Social Media Platforms to Continue...

The state has a legitimate interest in ensuring that a platform’s users “aren’t...

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State Prisoners Denied Right to Challenge Verdicts Based on Poor Representation

State Prisoners Denied Right to Challenge Verdicts Based...

Writing for the three dissenters, Justice Sonia Sotomayor called the decision "perverse"...

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New York to Suspend Statute of Limitations on Adult Sex-Abuse Cases

New York to Suspend Statute of Limitations on Adult Sex-Abuse...

Advocates for the legislation said it is necessary because survivors of sexual abuse...

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Missing Foster Kids at Risk of Substance Abuse, Sex Trafficking: Report

Missing Foster Kids at Risk of Substance Abuse, Sex Trafficking:...

The Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general has found large numbers...

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Is Honduras the Newest Cocaine Threat? 

Is Honduras the Newest Cocaine Threat? 

If left unchecked, the country's fledgling production efforts, while nowhere near...

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Anaheim, CA Mayor Resigns Amid Baseball Corruption Allegations

Anaheim, CA Mayor Resigns Amid Baseball Corruption Allegations

Mayor Harry Sidhu has not been charged with wrongdoing, but documentation supporting...

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FBI Reports 61 Active Shooter Incidents in 2021

FBI Reports 61 Active Shooter Incidents in 2021

In 2021, these 61 attacks occurred, on average, about every six days in the United...

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Federal Agents Empowered to Intervene in Excessive Force Incidents

Federal Agents Empowered to Intervene in Excessive Force...

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland has revised rules governing the use of force...