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Halifax Regional Police say they want people to know they shouldn't use Twitter, Facebook or any other social media communication to report a crime. "We don't want people to make the assumption that when they tweet something that it's going to be acted upon," said Const. Carol McIsaac. People try ... Police
In most instances, these bills cover crimes already penalized under state legal codes. Trespass is already illegal in these states, and prosecutors frequently charge protesters with conspiracy. What sets these bills apart, Cherry notes, is their narrow focus on energy infrastructure, as well as the ... pipeline protest

"We have two obligations to these innocent victims. One is to remember them and today we will remember them. Secondly, let's do our best not to repeat such things," Bakir Izetbegovic, the Bosniak member of Bosnia's tripartite presidency, told the commemoration in Ahmici on Monday. The ... War Crimes
Cape Town - Crime experts have warned that rising contact crimes are eating away at the country's tourism profits as the sector grew by only 2.4% compared to a global growth rate of 7%. Johan Burger, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies, said it was becoming increasingly difficult to ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump resumed his attacks Monday on James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, and said that Mr. Comey, his former deputy and others "committed many crimes!" The president -- in his first Twitter post since the airing of Mr. Comey's first public interview about his ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- cleveland.com readers can comment below on crime and court stories appearing on the website on Monday, April 16, 2018. We believe in the importance of providing a safe place for members of our community to express their opinions. As in all communities, there are rules. We ...
Leaders of a Denver-based policy group that announced the formation of a new crime survivors advocacy campaign hope to raise interest to form similar ... Attorney's Office, said she supports any program that helps educate the public about what resources are and aren't available for victims of crimes.
The gap between sexual crimes targeting children and those victimizing adults is known by those who regularly handle such cases, as is the increase in recent years of child sex-crime cases in South Carolina. Such increases may reflect more of an increase in reporting than actual incidents, officials say. children
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- cleveland.com readers can comment below on crime and court stories appearing on the website on Sunday, April 1, 2018. We believe in the importance of providing a safe place for members of our community to express their opinions. As in all communities, there are rules. We don't ...
DETECTIVE COLLECTIVE: What's up with the third season of the HBO anthology crime drama True Detective, currently being filmed in Northwest Arkansas? We've got some clues. Described as "the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out ...
Each year, police agencies release crime statistics from the year before, dividing crimes into different categories. NewsWatch 12 reached out to several law enforcement agencies across the Rogue Valley, including the police departments in Talent, Central Point, Ashland, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Rogue ...
The number of violent crimes reported in Columbia was up slightly in 2017, including nine homicides. ... Trapp said a recent report to the City Council on crime reduction strategies indicated a consistent violent crime rate over the past 20 years, but also showed a generally declining property crime rate.
D.C. crime statistics for the first quarter of 2018 show that homicides are up by 14 percent from 2017. But overall violent crimes are down 13 percent. A significant decrease was in crimes of assault with a dangerous weapon, which numbered at 463 in the first quarter of 2017 but is down to 19 percent (373) ...
From the day he entered the presidential race in 2015 by demonizing Mexican immigrants, President Trump has relied on the notion that illegal immigration increases violent crime to press his agenda for a border wall, travel bans and similar policies. But a vast study by four universities across 200 U.S. ...
BOSTON — Juan Alicio Samayoa Cabrera, 67, accused of war crimes and human rights violations while a paramilitary commander during Guatemala's civil war, was ordered deported back to his native country on Thursday after living quietly in Providence for a quarter century. BOSTON — A Providence ...

Authorities say a Banning man who used to work at Disneyland intentionally befriended single mothers in order to victimize their children. (San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office). KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Thursday, March 29, 2018 11:56PM. SAN BERNARDINO (KABC) --. A former Disneyland employee who ...
A judge has ordered a man accused of war crimes and human rights violations while serving as a paramilitary commander during Guatemala's civil war to return to his native country. The Providence Journal reports that a judge in Boston on Thursday rejected Juan Alicio Samayoa Cabrera's request to ...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Some Maryland senators are criticizing a lobbying group over its opposition to a crime bill backed by Gov. Larry Hogan. Progressive Maryland leaders criticized Sen. Bobby Zirkin's crime bill as “racially biased” and claimed it would perpetuate mass incarceration of black men.
The talks in Palmer are just one part of a broader discussion on crime and policing in the surrounding Mat-Su Borough. A recent study by the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center shows staffing of Alaska State Troopers in the region is one trooper per 2,000 residents, less than a third of the ...
Alexandria Hutson, 25, of Folsom, was arrested for driving under the influence at 2:30 a.m. on E. Natoma Street and Wesley Drive. Tiffany E. Dickey, 31, of Folsom, was arrested for corporal injury to a spouse at 10:10 a.m. on the 200 block of Spring Oak Court. An unknown suspect dented the front bumper ...
The documents amassed so far form a “paper trail of war crimes” noteworthy for their specificity, according to Engels, who requested NBC News not reveal the location of the group's office out of concern for investigators' safety and the security of the evidence. The documents are stored in a vault.
The idea, he said, is to create an “inter-branch” approach to addressing issues such as rising crime rates, substance abuse, behavioral health concerns ... bigger spotlight in recent years on Albuquerque's rate of about 80 crimes per 1,000 people in 2016, that city ranked only fifth in the state for its crime rate.
The three most common types of hate crime were vandalism, intimidation, and simple assault. The report includes crimes involving students on campuses after normal class hours, but does not include off-campus crimes involving students. Data in the report come from public four-year institutions, nonprofit ...
According to data from the study, a large majority of the areas have many more immigrants today than they did in 1980 and fewer violent crimes. The Marshall Project extended the study's data up to 2016, showing that crime fell more often than it rose even as immigrant populations grew almost across the ...
Newly released crime statistics for 2017 show violent crimes are down. "Aggravated assault, burglary, robbery, theft of vehicle. Those crimes were at a zero percent increase," says Fargo Police Chief David Todd. But quality of life crimes - like vandalism, trespassing, and drug abuse violations - are up 18%.
“What jumps out at me is that they say all the crime has been done by young people,” said community activist Frank Gotti, giving his reaction to the most recent Memphis Shelby Crime Commission numbers. They show more than 53-percent of violent crime in the City of Memphis and Shelby County ...
PORTERVILLE — California Highway Patrol officers arrested a Hanford man Friday on suspicion of evading a police officer and possessing a stolen vehicle. At 8:17 a.m., the CHP received a report of a stolen vehicle near Avenue 308 and Road 64. The vehicle was a white 2014 Ford truck and was soon ...
While Baltimore police will temporarily place a marked patrol car in a high-violence area or deploy a command vehicle for a parade, there appears to be no other BPD unit that's been stationed for so many months in the same neighborhood, especially in a neighborhood with minuscule crime. So why has ...
It's often a crime of opportunity. In many cases, the vehicles are left unlocked or even running, making it an easy crime to pull off. Investigators have found when criminals steal a car, they'll often use it to commit other crimes. Police urge drivers to "Park Smart" by locking the car, securing valuables and not ...
Apparently, the president of the University of Akron is stepping down and apologizing for the unforgivable sin of ... applying for another job. I don't get it. I've seen it personally, and I still don't get it. I've never heard of a professor catching flak for applying elsewhere. If anything, I've heard of them using other ...
According to 2016 FBI crime statistics, only 18 percent of the property crimes reported to police were cleared. That clearance rate goes down to just 13 percent for both burglary and motor vehicle theft. Considering that this type of crime is a concern throughout the country, Flock Safety might be on to ...
GENEVA (Reuters) – War crimes investigators and activists have amassed an “overwhelming volume” of testimony, images and videos documenting atrocities committed by all sides during Syria's war, a U.N. quasi-prosecutorial body said in its first report. The team, led by former French judge Catherine ...
A security company wants to modernize the “backward-looking” and “inherently inefficient” video surveillance industry by offering a blockchain-based system which allows users to react to threats in real time. Faceter's decentralized surveillance technology – which it claims is a world first for consumers ...
The Theatre Group at SBCC concludes its 2017-18 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, April 11-28, 2018 in the Jurkowitz Theatre. The production is directed by R. Michael Gros. Crimes of the Heart won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics ...
SEATTLE – Hate crimes in Seattle is why more than a dozen women attended a workshop called “Hijabs and Harassment” in West Seattle. They say wearing a hijab ... country,” said Wareing. She says unlike problems like property crime, hate crimes are more challenging to solve using traditional methods.
“Everyone comes to this area to commit crimes,” said Zygaj. “Who from Zone 2 goes to Zone 1 or Zone 4 to commit a crime? “It's easy pickings up here. People are lax. They think their life is grand. There's a lot of crime that occurs because of stupidity,” he said. “You should not leave your gun or your laptop ...
If Port Arthur is going to tackle crime head-on and win, it will take alert, proactive citizens who report crimes as they happen or who tell police about the crimes they saw. It's not enough to let police handle it; the police are usually called after the crime is over. Police need the public's eyes and ears.
The city of Dayton plans to block off Jersey Street on the north and south intersections of East Third Street. CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF. The city of Dayton is planning to barricade multiple roads and alleyways in east Dayton as part of efforts to “disrupt” crime patterns. The city has identified four streets it ...
Acting Albany Police Chief Robert Sears talks about the arrest of Officer Shawn Dixon, who was accused of leaving the scene of an accident in Albany early Wednesday. Dixon, who joined the department in 2015, ... more. Photo: Robert Gavin / Times Union. Image 2 of 23. Buy photo. 2017 New York crime ...
And while people have different views of what constitutes a serious crime—with many maintaining that “serious” crime includes white-collar crimes that negatively impact thousands of people—I'm referring to a specific kind of serious crime: crimes of violence, including murder. If charged with a serious ...
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Old Orchard is a quiet neighborhood; an anchor in that part of Toledo. "It's a great community. Everybody is really active and involved," Dan Zemens, an Old Orchard homeowner said. The people who live on those streets want to keep it that way. When they noticed a slight up tick in ...
A Bloomington police officer works the crime scene following an apparent shooting Oct. 7, 2017 in the 1400 block of North Lee Street, where a 14-year-old boy was shot in the face. ... BLOOMINGTON — Bloomington set another record-low for serious crimes last year, but the decline was by just 1 percent.
Overall, "index crimes" in the UCR — homicide, criminal sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault/battery, burglary, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson and human trafficking — fell 4.5 percent in the town from 2016 to 2017. Criminal sexual assault, though, rose from 12 in 2013 to 39 in 2015 and 42 in 2017.
The Myrtle Beach Police Department, when asked for similar data, reported 209 cases involving sex crimes with minors over five years. ... There's several different computer programs our crime analyst uses to pull the numbers,” said Sgt. Ryan Flood, spokesman with the GCSO, who helped The Sun News ...
The Argus Leader examined 10 years of data from the State Attorney General's office, focusing on violent crimes such as murder, assault, rape, burglary and kidnapping. The numbers reveal that while violent crime offenses have risen slightly during that period, the rate is actually lower than population ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A man fed up with the crime in the city confronted someone he said was a shoplifter in action. Weeks later, he believes he saw the same woman featured on Albuquerque Police's Crime of the Week and police think he's right. The man, who wants to stay anonymous, said he ...
Aggressive, dedicated police work has led to a significant three-year drop in crime in Longview, Police Chief Jim Duscha says. But Longview still ... Duscha reported to the City Council Thursday that Longview's overall rate of serious “Group A” crimes has decreased 24 percent since 2015. He attributed the ...
Then there's 18 US Code 2441, the War Crimes Act of 1996. It defines a "war crime" as any "grave breach" of the Geneva Conventions, including torture, cruel or inhuman treatment, and sexual assault or abuse. The penalty is to be "imprisoned for life or any term of years ... if death results to the victim ... the ...


 

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