Criminal justice system in America set for a reform?

Could the year 2015 throw the spotlight on the American criminal justice system? Possibly, if Charles Koch, CEO and chairman of Koch Industries, has his way. The billionaire chairman and mega donor plans to focus on bringing about a reform in…

Cyber Crimes Now Include Harassment, Rules Supreme Judicial Court

The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) rules that harassment over the Internet will be considered a crime and the harasser can be indicted by Massachusetts anti-harassment laws. Andover couple convicted of alleged harassment over the Internet A…

Whistle Blower Tells the Story Behind Jason Westcott’s Demise

It all began in Ronnie Coogle’s bedroom one fateful night while watching television along with his wife he saw, bullet proof vest clad detectives ‘cops’ bust into Westcott’s home. Tampa man Jason Westcott killed by overzealous policemen In…

Prosecutors Says New England Pharmacy Run Like Criminal Enterprise

Federal prosecutors have said that the New England Compounding Center was run like a criminal enterprise which is not that much different than what many Americans think about the IRS or the EPA. Federal authorities have said that the people…

Fort Lauderdale Teen Sentenced in Carjacking and Kidnapping Case

A 24-hour crime spree on March 26th this year has resulted in a long prison term for 19 year old Jeffery Turcotte of Fort Lauderdale. The teenager was sentenced by US District Judge Darrin Gayles to 25 years in federal prison after he pleaded…

Fort Myers Daycare Owner Faces Charges of Child Abuse

Teresa Robinson, a daycare provider in Fort Myers, has been arrested and faces charges of child abuse. The arrest and subsequent charges came after the accused allegedly abused her 11 year old foster child. According to the Department of Children…

Supreme Court to Decide whether Facebook Posts about Killing and Murder Constitute Threats

We live in a world where everything is digital. And where killers post on Facebook before they kill their wives. The US Supreme Court is deciding a case where a killer husband's Facebook posts are being called into question and the court has…

Former Sioux Falls School District Teacher Denied Lower Bond in Rape Case

Tonya Marie Drueppel, 34, a former Sioux Falls School District teacher who was charged with raping a student, had her appeal for reduced bond denied. Judge Mark Salter refused to reduce the $500,000 bond, which means Drueppel will remain in…

Mississippi Court Throws Out Cases where Convictions were made using the Now-disputed Shaken Baby Syndrome

The Mississippi state Supreme Court has ordered that there should be a new trial for a convicted man whose trial had included a testimony for the Shaken Baby Syndrome which is now widely disputed. For decades, Mississippi actually believed…

Detroit Awaits Final Word on Parish Priest Accused of Embezzlement

Even priests can sometimes fall. Case in point is the Reverend Timothy Kane, a Catholic priest who was convicted of embezzlement from a charity that works for the poor in Detroit. The Reverend's sentencing is scheduled for Monday, and Judge…

Serial Child Offender gets 40 Years in Jail in Grand Rapids

For a long time the world knew Christian radio host john Balyo as an exemplary man. Balyo was a married family man, he was also a wedding photographer and a volunteer with the Sherriff's department in Kent County. Flying beneath the radar, Balyo…

Archdiocese Hires New Criminal Lawyer to Get to the Truth of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Archbishop John Nienstedt is not a happy man one would presume and he does not deserve to be according to many. The investigation into his alleged sexual misconduct with other adult members of the clergy has, instead of dying down, taken on…

American Couple Convicted in Qatar Finally Comes Home

An American couple at the middle of a prolonged courtroom drama in Qatar have now decided to sue the husband's former employer for abandoning them after their arrest in relation to their daughter's death. The couple―Matthew and Grace Huang―were…

Hackers Anonymous Posts Audio of Chicago PD Eavesdropping on Black Friday Protestors

The hackers group, Anonymous, has done it again. The hacktivits have released an audio recording that supposedly shows Chicago police force members using an IMSI catcher, which is also called Stingray in common parlance, to track and intercept…