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Wildlife Crime Wanted List Released
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, environment, animals, trees, wildlife )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The public is being asked to provide information on the locations of nine fugitives suspected of serious environmental crimes. The appeal, from Interpol, is part of an effort to track down individuals involved in illegal fishing, logging and wildlife
Two Wrongfully Convicted New Yorkers Awarded $9mn After Serving 16 Years in Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
After serving 16 years in prison on double murder charges they were wrongfully convicted for, two New York City men have reached a $9 million settlement deal with local and state officials.
What Should Happen to a Released Rapist?
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Rape, Law, release )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The decision of Sheffield United to allow convicted rapist Ched Evans back for training has been widely condemned. A petition demanding the club refuse to sign Evans has been signed by 160,000 people.
President Obama Picks First Black Woman to Head Justice Department
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
President Barack Obama has announced his nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the next Attorney General of the United States, succeeding Eric Holder. If confirmed by the Senate, Lynch would be the first black woman to hold the position.
Fort Lauderdale Charges 90-Year-Old, Two Pastors for Feeding Homeless - NBC News.Com
Offbeat  (tags: Hungry, Homeless, Goodwill, Religion, Crime, Policeethics, food, humans, interesting )

Dustina
- 16 days ago - nbcnews.com
Two church pastors and a 90-year-old man were charged for feeding homeless people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, under a strict new city ordinance that virtually bans private groups from handing out food.
Oklahoma Cop Faces 32 Charges of Sex Crimes Committed on Duty
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, Sex, USA )

Ray
- 16 days ago - rt.com
An Oklahoma City police officer has been charged with six more counts of sexual offenses while on duty after three more victims, including a teenager, told authorities he forced them to have sex with him.
My Life as a Serial Killer's Daughter
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Rape, Murder, Family Life, USA )

Ray
- 18 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Keith Jesperson is notorious in the US as the Happy Face Killer, who raped and murdered eight women in the 1990s. Here his daughter, Melissa Moore, describes how she learned the truth as a teenager - and eventually found a way to live with it.
Ray McGovern Describes Brutal Arrest at Petraeus Event (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: CIA, Crime, Police, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 19 days ago - rt.com
Ray McGovern, a former CIA analyst-turned-antiwar activist, shared details with RT on Friday about an incident the night before in New York City during which he was arrested for trying to enter a public event.
Mother Whose Son 'Baked to Death' in Prison Is Awarded $2.25 Mn
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Drugs, Global economy, Mass media, Military, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 19 days ago - rt.com
The mother of a former Marine with mental health problems who died in over 100-degree heat at Rikers Island will receive $2.25 million from New York City. The family originally planned to sue for $25 million.
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Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, dishonesty, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, economy, ethics, elections, freedoms, propaganda, republicans, u.s., usa, obama, healthcare, government, lies, med )

Leopold
- 19 days ago - stop-ttip.org
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON TTIP/TAFTA/CETA(!)(!)(!)
40,000 Kenyans Accuse Britain of Abuse and Torture in Second Mau Mau Law Suit
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Clashes, Conflict, Court, Crime, Human rights, UK )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
Over 41,000 Kenyans have waged an attempt to sue the British government for compensation, alleging maltreatment and physical abuse during a Mau Mau uprising in the 1950s against UK colonial rule.
Small Town Sends Armored Vehicle, 24 Officers to Collect Debt From 75-Year-Old
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Military, Police, USA, Vehicles )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That's what the sheriff's department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
Police Killer Harry Roberts: The Crime That Shocked a Nation
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, Law, Police, UK )

Ray
- 27 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The world was a very different place in 1966 when three unarmed police officers were shot dead in west London.
Conman Fakes 2-Year Coma to Avoid Court
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Health, Law, Medicine, UK )

Ray
- 27 days ago - rt.com
A fraudster who stole £41,000 from his neighbor avoided court for two years by pretending to be in a coma. Alan Knight, from Sketty in Swansea, claimed to be caring for an elderly neighbor with dementia, when in fact he was stealing in excess of £41,000.
Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Dozens of Inmates, Strikes Deal to Avoid Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Education, History, Law, Police, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 28 days ago - rt.com
A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation.
 

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