Get help expunging your criminal record at this Lansing clinic  Lansing State JournalAnyone interested in expunging their criminal records can get help from attorneys for free.

How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free PressProject Clean Slate lead attorney Stephani LaBelle gives John Pippen, 50 of Detroit the news that his record is eligible for expungement at the Samaritan Center ...

Want your criminal record sealed? Free event can determine whether you’re eligible  Wichita EagleWant a clean slate but don't know if you qualify for an expungement in Kansas? A free event later this week in downtown Wichita will help people figure out ...

On Beto O'Rourke's criminal record  Arizona Daily SunCLAIM: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is a convicted felon who can't own a gun, and while campaigning for president has said he will send ...

Project Clean Slate will assist Detroiters with criminal record expungement applications next week  Detroit Metro TimesAny Detroiter who is interested in getting their record expunged can learn about it and get started at the Project Clean Slate clinic on Saturday,...

How To Get Serious About Employee Background Checks  ForbesYou've culled through your candidates to fill an opening in your business and finally landed on someone who seems like a perfect fit. No matter how much you ...

Does Beto O'Rourke's 'criminal record' mean he can't buy a gun?  PolitiFactDemocrat Beto O'Rourke doubled down on his pitch to institute a mandatory gun buyback program for assault-style weapons during the third debate of the ...

How Do You Clear Your Criminal Record? Ask Seth Rogen.  InsideHookIt might not come as a surprise that the star of Pineapple Express has a keen interest in helping you clear your criminal record, particularly when it comes to ...

Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money  Los Angeles TimesOne of the bedrock principles of the criminal justice system is that, with limited exceptions, offenders return to society as full members with all rights and ...

New bill would automate process of criminal record expungement for certain convictions  Detroit Metro TimesMichigan might soon join a short list of states that automatically expunge criminal records for individuals with some kinds of convictions. A bill recently introduced ...

Seth Rogen Details How to Clear Your Criminal Record in New PSA  Rolling StoneYour browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

Suspect killed in South Memphis shooting had extensive criminal record  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified 33-year-old Willie Hudson as the suspect who opened fire on deputies in South Memphis ...

Open Forum: More criminal records should be cleared automatically  San Francisco ChronicleA recently passed bill would prevent Californians from being unjustly penalized for long-ago, low-level offenses and arrests.

Job fair aimed at those with criminal records offers 'Second Chance'  KGUNTUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County One-Stop held a second-chance job fair Thursday for anyone with a criminal record. The annual job fair allows employers to give ...

Second Annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) Helps People Clear Criminal Records  ForbesThe second annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W) will be held from September 21-28, 2019, with events in 30 cities throughout the country. A coalition of ...

Editorial: Police, prosecutors and courts are keeping California's criminal justice data a secret  Los Angeles TimesCalifornians have no way to assess the efficiency or effectiveness of their criminal justice system because police, prosecutors and courts keep information about ...

Forum to help those with criminal records get fresh start  The Times"Turning Point," a Beaver County re-entry forum and resource fair, will offer direction to those looking to have their criminal records expunged.

How do you expunge a criminal record in Massachusetts? This seminar in Worcester will offer information and answers  MassLive.comIf you were caught with a joint before marijuana was legal, or maybe were pulled over with alcohol in the car at age 17, the mark on your record can follow you ...

Michigan bills would make more ex-offenders eligible to have criminal records expunged  Detroit Free PressProposed changes to Michigan's expungement process would expand who can get their criminal record wiped clean.

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita EagleA new study launching in Kansas hopes to take a long-term look at how clearing criminal records can help improve the lives of ex-offenders. Over the next year ...

Child sex abuse inquiry: Victims with criminal records denied compensation  BBC NewsSurvivors of sexual abuse in care homes are denied compensation or have payouts cut because of their own criminal convictions, an inquiry has found.

Suspect in shooting has lengthy criminal record  MonitorEDINBURG — A 37-year-old man with a criminal history that spans two decades in Hidalgo County will face a minimum of 25 years in prison if convicted in a ...

Worcester DA to hold seminar on how to expunge a criminal record  Worcester TelegramWORCESTER - District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. and the Worcester County Bar Association will hold a free, public seminar on expunging criminal records ...

At Issue: Justice — A need for criminal record clearance  Traverse City Record EagleOur governor is pledging to clear marijuana-related convictions, but the problem with criminal convictions goes beyond marijuana. Criminal records can make us ...

Criminal record expungement program starting in Cobb  MDJOnline.comThe Cobb County district attorney and solicitor general are partnering to help restrict residents' minor criminal records from being accessed by potential ...

It may become easier to clear criminal history in Michigan  Detroit Free PressA "clean slate" bill with bipartisan support proposes that certain criminal offenses be automatically expunged.

Tewksbury Man Charged In Connection With Girlfriend’s Death Has Extensive Criminal Record  CBS BostonTEWKSBURY (CBS) – Family members say the woman found dead in a Tewksbury apartment was the victim of domestic violence. Jennifer Kalicki's boyfriend ...

Legal group offering clinics on clearing marijuana convictions from criminal records  The Oakland PressDo you have a conviction for a marijuana-related misdemeanor offense that you'd like to get removed from your record?

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records  VICEWant the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Landlords have a lot of power. They can, for example, deny renters' applications for housing for ...

LA County Campaign Encourages Employing People With Criminal Records  NBC Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles County supervisors and local business leaders announced on Monday The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, which is aimed at encouraging companies ...

Albuquerque convicted felon petitions to have his criminal record removed  KRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man says he's trying to move on from his life as a convicted felon and is hoping a new state law can help.

Indiana Health Plan Helps Expunge Criminal Records  Inside INdiana BusinessOhio-based CareSource, one of the largest administrators of Medicaid in the country, has received approval from the state of Indiana to pay up to $500 for the ...

West Texas Mass Shooter Had Criminal Record In Small Town Outside Of Waco  CBS Dallas / Fort WorthLORENA, TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — One day following the mass shooting in West Texas, the FBI executed a search warrant at an address connected to Ator ...

John L. Keenan, Who Led the ‘Son of Sam’ Manhunt, Dies at 99  The New York TimesJohn L. Keenan, the New York Police Department's chief of detectives who oversaw the manhunt leading to the August 1977 arrest of David Berkowitz, the “Son ...

CareSource Reentry Program Pays up to $500 for Removal of Criminal Records  GlobeNewswireThe health insurer's Reentry Program helps returning citizens successfully transition back to society.

Charge Against Miami Airline Mechanic Highlights 'Insider Threat'  WUSF NewsThe arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the “insider.

'This is the norm': As Wilmington gun violence becomes routine, residents are fed up  The News JournalWilmington residents are calling for change in light of Wilmington's recent wave of gun violence.

As marijuana legalization nears, those who left crime behind hope to clear their records  The State Journal-RegisterDriving downstate in 2010, Darius Ballinger was arrested with almost a pound of marijuana. He pleaded to a lesser felony, served jail time and was sentenced to ...

Here's Everything To Know About The Status of Family Separation at the U.S. Border, Which Isn't Nearly Over  TIMEAttorneys working on the ground along the southern U.S. border estimate nearly 1,000 children have been separated from their parents since the practice was ...

Kamala Harris' Prosecutorial Record Doesn't Line Up With Her Criminal Justice Plan  InsideSources2020 Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris has rolled out her criminal justice reform plan, but it doesn't line up with her record as a.

Bipartisan legislation for criminal record expungement introduced  Midwest CommunicationKALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- State representatives have unveiled bipartisan legislation that will help citizens get crimes dropped from records after a ...

Texas gunman had a minor criminal record  KRON4The man identified as the shooter in a mass shooting incident Saturday afternoon in Odessa, Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Ector County, had a relatively minor local ...

Pennsylvania County Owes $67 Million After Man Finds Arrest Records on Mugshots.com  The AppealIn 2011, Daryoush Taha's friend alerted him to something shocking: Taha's photograph and personal information on the website Mugshots.com. Taha, then 40 ...

Got priors? Madison County is helping 100 people clear criminal records.  Alton TelegraphWOOD RIVER — Madison County and Land of Lincoln Legal Aid are joining forces next month to host Madison County Ready to Work Expungement Day.

Charge against airline mechanic highlights 'insider threat'  ABC NewsThe arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the "insider ...

What Edward Snowden's Partner Lindsay Mills Taught Him  The InterceptIn this excerpt from his memoir, the NSA whistleblower describes his realization that no one should have to "pretend to be perfect."

Examining the criminal record of the man accused of killing Illinois state trooper  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisST. LOUIS - The man accused of shooting and killing an Illinois state trooper has a criminal history punctuated by drug charges, obstruction of justice, and being ...

More charges in Meijer fraud scheme | Local News  Traverse City Record EagleWILLIAMSBURG — Alex McAlich was stunned as he sat in the parking lot of the Meijer in Waterford, Michigan.

Toledo native with a criminal record goes on to find success, earns PhD  WKYC.comVictor Coleman, who grew up in west Toledo, was inspired to change his ways by his children. He went on to earn a PhD.

Lawmakers ready to erase some criminal records for marijuana possession  WLWT CincinnatiCincinnati City Council is scheduled to discuss expunging certain marijuana-related offenses Monday.

Man with extensive criminal record arrested in Carver Ave. shooting investigation  WMCThe U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Kobie Kelly, who was wanted in a shooting investigation in late August. He was taken into ...

Cynthia Tucker: Inequity of criminal justice system is infuriating  Troy RecordFelicity Huffman's light sentence for her role in the college cheating scandal infuriated me.

Op-Ed: How California can use technology to wipe the slate clean for millions with criminal records  Los Angeles TimesSeen and unseen, algorithms are being used every day to target ads, optimize decisions, and determine which *content* and articles (including this one) we see.

About 160,000 People in New York to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear  The New York TimesUnder a new law, New York State will expunge the records of those convicted of low-level marijuana crimes.

The Fight for Automatic Criminal Record Expungement in the Midwest  Cannabis NowThe conversation around expunging the records of petty offenders is now a keystone of any real conversation on reforming marijuana laws. In Michigan, a few ...

Bucks County corrections officials questions inmate lookup tool at center of $68M verdict  The IntelligencerBucks County officials maintain its corrections administrators had no indication they were violating state law when they posted legally protected information ...

Ronald Crosby, 19-year-old with long criminal record in La Crosse, arrested on gun, drug charges  La Crosse TribuneA La Crosse man on probation for a misdemeanor battery that left a woman with two black eyes was arrested again Wednesday after police say he had narcotics ...

TEST SPIN | IDK — 'Is He Real?'  Cornell University The Cornell Daily SunThe pressure was high on IDK's first full-length record, as an initial guest list even slated Frank Ocean, who was ultimately cut due to management clearance ...

NJ delays measure to let people clear criminal records; Murphy wants automatic process  NorthJersey.comPeople looking to wipe certain criminal records clean in New Jersey will have to wait after Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed a measure Friday, saying he wants to create ...

Homeless man found guilty of killing another homeless man, tying body to fence off Oregon highway  OregonLiveJail phone calls, witness accounts and DNA evidence linking Floyd Beachler to the crime scene were presented by the prosecution at trial, which began Monday ...

Ator had a minor criminal record, KMID found  KAMR - MyHighPlains.comODESSA, Texas — The man identified as the shooter in a mass shooting incident Saturday afternoon in Odessa, Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Ector County, had a ...

Would-be pot entrepreneur defends criminal record to Rankin Village Board  Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteRANKIN — A man considering opening a cannabis business in Rankin wanted to spend more time than he did telling the village board about his plans for the ...

Jimmy Barnes Spreads the Cheney, Cassar-Daley, Diesel Love With New Tour Setlist  Noise11Jimmy Barnes has kicked off his 2019 Shutting Down Your Town tour with a *fresh* setlist bringing songs from 'My Criminal Record' live to the stage for the first ...

Nebraska Background Check & Public Records: Criminal & Court  Patch.comNebraska Background Check & Public Records:... - Omaha, NE - Nebraska Background Check & Nebraska Public Records Official Resources. Find Criminal ...

It Is Now Easier to Search Criminal Records in Virginia  Blue VirginiaSPONSORED *CONTENT*. Once someone has been convicted of a crime, or even a traffic offense, they may be sentenced to jail and/or have to pay a fine, ...

SAPD to Upgrade FBI Crime Reporting Process  Rivard ReportThe San Antonio Police Department is upgrading to a new, federally-required process for how it reports crimes to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, officials ...

Lawmen seek suspect in fatal shooting  The Northwest Florida Daily NewsA Freeport man is being sought by Walton County authorities in connection with a Friday evening shooting in that town that left one person dead and another ...

168 Uber and Lyft drivers have records that should have precluded hiring, KGW reports  OregonLiveThe Plain Dealer. 168 Uber and Lyft drivers in Portland were found to have criminal backgrounds or driving history that should have precluded their hiring.

Democrats Press Trump to Back House Bill on Background Checks  The Wall Street JournalDemocratic leaders urged President Trump to support a House-passed background check bill, as lawmakers wait to see what measures the White House will ...

Opinion: Finding the reality behind the glitz  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionOpinion column: In our 'Unprotected' series, the AJC has looked closely into Georgia's assisted living communities and personal care homes.

When Democrats Push For Universal Background Checks, The Danger Of A National Gun Registry Looms  TownhallEditor's Note: This column was co-authored by Andrew Pollack.***When it .09/21/2019 13:25:25PM EST.

Arrest of airline worker raises security concerns  NWAOnlineThe arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the "insider ...

After Odessa shooting, Trump chooses to focus on knife crime in London  Vox.comAs Mitch McConnell says he's waiting for Trump's leadership on new gun laws, the president is criticizing London's mayor for recent knife attacks.

Should Jurors be Informed of a Defendant's Criminal Record?  LexologyThe Queensland government is proposing to broaden the situations where fact-finders – such as juries – are permitted to hear about a defendant's criminal ...

Man with long criminal record and no license arrested after giving officer false name  Ocala NewsA man who gave an Ocala Police officer a fake name was arrested early Tuesday morning after being stopped on NW 10th Street. The officer saw 26-year-old ...

Here Are The Issues We're Watching At The DC Council  DCistThe chill is back in the air and the D.C. Council back to work after its summer recess. A friendly reminder: the 13-member council and the mayor set policy for ...

DA: Teen looked for victim he stabbed to death  NewsdayThe Lido Beach teen charged with fatally stabbing an Oceanside High School student in an after-school attack went looking for the victim before plunging a knife ...

Five sentenced in Burlington drug robbery  Burlington Times NewsEditor's note: This story originally quoted a federal record with an inaccurate physical description of Garland Slade. One of a group of men convicted in federal ...

Asheville Police Chris Bailey's felony charge could have cost him job, commission rules say  Asheville Citizen-TimesASHEVILLE - A 15-year-old criminal incident could have cost Police Chief Chris Bailey his job shortly after he was hired. That's because of state rules that can ...

Jonathan Kraut | The Big Lie About Background Checks for Gun Purchases  Santa Clarita Valley SignalThere has been a lot of discussion about running “universal background checks” for firearms purchases. It would seem as though with the push of a button ...

Minneapolis Doesn't Want Landlords to Check Tenants' Criminal History, Credit Score, Past Evictions  ReasonMinneapolis, Minnesota, has passed a strict new law regulating the ability of landlords to screen potential tenants by researching their credit scores, criminal ...

Former Bellevue CEO sentenced to seven years for H-1B visa fraud  The Seattle TimesA Bellevue high-tech entrepreneur driven by what he admitted was a “relentless” and “blinding” pursuit of success has been sentenced to seven years and three ...

Many crime victims in S.D. not being paid restitution they are owed  Rapid City JournalPeople convicted of crimes owe their victims millions of dollars in court-ordered restitution in South Dakota, but most goes unpaid and few remedies are ...

In tight labor market, companies loosen hiring practices  Longview News-JournalROUND ROCK — When Kate Cosway completed her master's degree in 2014, her résumé drew plenty of interest, but she rarely advanced far in the hiring ...

Suspect in shooting of Chicago police officer and earlier shooting of woman in custody after being shot by cop  Chicago TribuneA suspect wanted in the shooting of a Chicago police officer Saturday morning and a woman in the downtown area earlier this week has been taken into custody ...

Killer Jose Muniz writes letter ‘to set the record straight’ before ‘Junior’ murder sentencing  PIX11 New YorkTHE BRONX — Jose Muniz was known as the “machete guy” in the vicious gang killing of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx, but his ...

Southern Baptist seminary student accused of rape later committed other crimes, records show  Houston Chronicle Sean Cole, now deceased, was thrown out of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth for gun violations. A lawsuit says former seminary ...

Your child’s teacher likely wasn’t fingerprinted during hiring. Are students at risk?  Charlotte ObserverOnly a few North Carolina school districts require K-12 teachers to be fingerprinted for criminal or arrest record background checks. But all pre-K educators must ...

Ban the Box campaign takes on legal barriers to gainful employment  10NewsBan the Box” refers to the box commonly included on a job application that asks about somebody's criminal history.

AG Barr meets with senators about proposal to expand background checks  WSB AtlantaAttorney General William Barr met with members of Congress this week to discuss expanding background checks on gun purchases for "all advertised ...

European arrest warrant for Dutchman in Romanian child murder case - DutchNews.nl  DutchNews.nlRomanian police have requested a Europeam arrest warrant be issued for a Dutch national suspected of the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl at the ...

Letters to the Editor, Laws do not prevent gun violence  Bonner County Daily BeeHow many mass shooters have violated gun control law?The shooter in Odessa, Texas, had a criminal record and s.

60-year-old Ocala woman with long criminal record nabbed on prostitution charge  Ocala NewsA 60-year-old Ocala woman who is no stranger to the Marion County Jail was arrested Thursday on charges of solicitation of prostitution and possession of drug ...

Can You Cross The Mexican Border If You Have A DUI?  Los Angeles DUI AttorneyIt can be impossible to cross the Mexican border if you have a DUI on your record. To learn more about how a skilled DUI attorney in California can help, click ...

Lapses in treatment, medical care spell horrific ends for mentally ill inmates  The San Diego Union-TribuneThe end for George Gallegos came on April 21, 2018, when the 55-year-old inmate succumbed to acute pneumonia and severe dehydration while locked up in ...

168 drivers shouldn't have been working for Uber and Lyft in Portland, including two convicted felons  KTVB.comPORTLAND, Ore — Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers in Portland were allowed to drive for the ride-sharing services despite the fact their driving history or criminal ...

Cannabis Hiring Platform Vangst Kicks Off Social Equity Program With San Francisco Career Fair  ForbesRecently, several social equity programs have been launched to combat the problems individuals with past drug offenses face when trying to work in the legal ...

Inside the Deportation Courts | by Madeleine Schwartz  The New York Review of BooksPort Isabel Detention Center is at the end of a long road lined with bush and cotton fields in the Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas, ten miles from the Mexican ...

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio to judge: I shouldn't be deposed about Robertson recruitment  Detroit Free PressMichigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's lawyers filed a motion Friday to limit a deposition under oath by a former staffer who is suing Dantonio.

Judge Denies Bail in Airplane Sabotage Case  Crime ReportA federal judge denied bail on Wednesday to a former American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a plane carrying 150 people in Miami, saying the ...