The Right Wants to Add Criminal Record Question to Census  The InterceptRepublicans appear poised to open a new front in the ongoing census wars, pushing to add a new question that inquires about the criminal record of ...

Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs As Employers Ignore Stigma In Bright Economy  NPRIn 1998, Ichard Oden committed a crime that got him sent away for two decades. He was 19. He got out of prison in February. Today, he's a 40-year-old man with ...

Judge orders records in 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett criminal case be unsealed  ABC NewsAn Illinois judge has cleared the way for records sealed in the "hoax attack" criminal case of "Empire" cast member Jussie Smollett be made public, ruling ...

Md. Senators Author Bill to Help Those with Criminal Records  The Washington InformerThree Maryland lawmakers and a Hawaii senator joined forces to introduce a pair of bills that would expand access to education for Americans with criminal ...

A welcome move to ease the burden of a criminal record  Raleigh News & ObserverNC lawmakers move to let more people clear their criminal record.

CEO calls alleged war criminal turned Uber driver an 'edge case'  ABC NewsThe CEO of the company that processes background checks for Uber and Lyft called the alleged Somali war criminal who drove for the companies an "edge ...

Local View: Look beyond criminal record in hiring  Lincoln Journal StarThere are more than 7.5 million unfilled jobs across the country — far more than the number of people seeking employment. Nebraska employers are seeing this ...

Opinion: Fight crime by hiring someone with a criminal record  The Mercury NewsOne of Pablo Gaxiola's first regular jobs was making his bed in jail. Now, Gaxiola works with the Santa Clara County District Attorney, the sheriff, and the ...

Mass. man with extensive criminal record gets 8-14 years in prison  WWLP.comA Middleboro man with a criminal record dating back 16 years, who violated probation at least six times, will serve eight to 14 years in state prison, according to ...

Nearly 40% of Isle of Man weapon owners have criminal records  BBC NewsNearly 800 registered-weapons owners on the Isle of Man also have a criminal record, figures show.

Alleged owners of dog accused of attacking girl at elementary school have extensive criminal record  KERO 23ABC NewsThe alleged owners of a dog that is accused of attacking an 8-year-old Leilani Rivera at Wayside Elementary has had multiple run-ins with the law, according to ...

NY Senate Leader Backs Expunging Criminal Records in Marijuana Legalization | New York Law Journal  Law.comThe leader of the New York State Senate said Wednesday that she would prefer low-level marijuana-related criminal records to be expunged, rather than sealed ...

Officials Clarify: Marijuana is Not Decriminalized, Penalties are Lesser  KXNet.comA bill recently signed by Governor Burgum has many people asking: Is marijuana decriminalized?

New York’s crushing parole system snags an activist, deacon and mentor  The Washington PostJerome Wright had a perfect parole record for almost a decade. Then he failed a drug test under suspicious circumstances.

'I'm guilty,' Nash man tells judge after arrest in aunt's death  WRAL.comA Nash County man told a judge Thursday he wanted to skip all of his court hearings and plead guilty to killing his aunt last week.

Ban the Box aims to remove criminal record questions  The BreezeJMU's chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy hosted “Ban the Box in Virginia Higher Education” April 16. Those at the event discussed why it's necessary ...

Georgia Justice Project Honors Delta for Criminal Records Restriction Work | Daily Report  Law.comDelta Air Lines CLO Peter Carter received the nonprofit's annual Grassroots Justice Award at the Delta Flight Museum for his law department's work helping ...

Mother, daughter sentenced in criminal enterprise scheme | Local News  Traverse City Record EagleTRAVERSE CITY — Shannon Piechowski looked across the courtroom at her teenage daughter and mouthed "I love you" as she was led out in handcuffs after ...

'STAYUMBL' driver surrenders days after skipping Wake court date  WRAL.comA Durham woman who has gained notoriety online for erratic driving and the license plate "STAYUMBL" surrendered to Wake County authorities Thursday ...

Time to revisit expunction statute  mySAMaking a public record disappear in Texas is no easy feat, but the law that allows it has a major flaw. It appears to lack a mechanism for reviewing the process ...

Two bills aim to help remove certain marijuana charges from criminal records  WGMEAUGUSTA (WGME) -- Two bills in front of the judicial committee of the Maine legislature would change the criminal records of Mainers who have certain ...

Expunction orders aren't appealable  North Carolina Lawyers WeeklyProsecutors don't have an automatic right to appeal an order expunging convictions from a person's criminal record, a narrowly divided North Carolina Supreme ...

Criminal Records Could be Cleared Under Proposal  NBC ConnecticutAdvocates like Rogsbert King crowded into the Connecticut State Capitol, Wednesday, fighting to get criminal records cleared automatically, after a period of a ...

Volunteers involved in Wayside Elementary dog attack have criminal history, records show  The Bakersfield CalifornianTwo people allowed to enter Wayside Elementary School as volunteer readers earlier this month have criminal records, according to the Kern County Superior ...

Oklahoma Just Passed A Major Licensing Reform for Individuals With Criminal Records  ReasonGov. Kevin Stitt is expected to sign a bill removing so-called "good character" provisions from all Oklahoma's occupational licensing laws.

Accused Somali war criminal who drove for Uber and Lyft ordered to pay $500,000 in torture case  CNNAn accused Somali war criminal who CNN reported last week was working in the US as a driver for Uber and Lyft was responsible for the torture of a man in ...

Left and Right Agree on Criminal Justice: They Were Both Wrong Before  The New York TimesIn a new report, Democrats and Republicans denounced the “tough on crime” approach as unsparingly as they once promoted it.

Advocates want more companies to ban the box  The Miami TimesIn Florida, enfranchisement for returning citizens comes a cost. Recent legislative changes to voter-approved Amendment 4 obligate former felons, some who ...

How Joe Biden’s Policies Made the Opioid Crisis Harder to Treat  POLITICOFor decades, he promoted the War on Drugs. Now, experts say Biden's laws ended up worsening the opioid epidemic in the very places he says he can win in ...

In Depth Day 3: Who Are New Hampshire's Untapped Workers?  New Hampshire Public RadioOur In-Depth series on New Hampshire's workforce shortage continues with: untapped workers. We ask: what groups of potential employees are being ...

DNA from backpack used in Somerville bank robbery helped FBI track down suspect Daniel Rosado, court documents show  MassLive.comAfter a man entered a Somerville bank earlier this month, firing a shot into the ceiling and firing again shortly later at police as he ran off with money, it was DNA ...

Free Criminal Record Annulment Clinic on May 15  Manchester Ink LinkThe New Hampshire Bar Association will host a free criminal record annulment clinic on Wednesday, May 15, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Manchester ...

Ex-offenders in Pa. can be denied professional licenses because of old convictions. Bipartisan lawmakers want to change that  Pennsylvania Capital-StarOne year after Pennsylvania passed its landmark Clean Slate Law, which shields certain criminal records from the view of employers, lawmakers hope to ...

Memphis man with lengthy criminal record convicted of molesting court clerk at 201 Poplar  FOX13 MemphisA Memphis man, with a lengthy criminal record, was convicted on Thursday for molesting a court clerk at 201 Poplar, according to Shelby County court ...

Man arrested after road-tripping with dead wife in car has lengthy history of arrests  AZCentralThe Oklahoma man arrested in Arizona after road-tripping with his dead wife in a car has an extensive criminal history, with busts on drugs, alcohol and resisting ...

Why Employers Should Conduct a Criminal Record Background Check on Potential Employees  ESR NEWSA cautionary tale on why employers should conduct a criminal record background check on potential employees is described in a Workforce Magazine article.

Portage County Crime Reports  Record-CourierCrime reports are a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. They are not intended to be all-inclusive. Aurora • Debony Price, 24, ...

Clear more criminal records to give people a fresh start  Raleigh News & ObserverNorth Carolina leaders are considering legislation that would substantially expand the number of people who are eligible to clear their criminal record, and ...

Idaho State Police and the Ada County Prosecutor's Office respond to hemp petition  MDJOnline.comOriginal Story. The following is a news release from the Idaho House/Senate Democrats: On Tuesday, Representative Ilana Rubel/(D-Boise) and Representative ...

74-year-old woman allegedly kidnapped, raped, held captive inside home in San Francisco's Crocker-Amazon district  KGO-TVPolice are investigating the kidnapping and rape of a 74-year-old woman in San Francisco's Crocker-Amazon district.

Mom’s attorney subpoenas DNR file on Beaufort Co. boat crash that killed teen daughter  Hilton Head Island PacketAn investigative case file on a Feb. 24 Beaufort County boat crash that killed 19-year-old Mallory Beach and injured two others has been subpoenaed by the ...

Halya Coynash: Court wipes criminal record from ex-MP convicted of murder | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice  Kyiv PostFormer MP Viktor Lozinsky's criminal record for a high-profile killing in 2009 has been canceled in the latest of a whole series of eyebrow-raising court rulings ...

Got a juvenile criminal record? Head to an expungement clinic  Daily HeraldThe last thing Jane expected to worry about before graduating from medical school was her juvenile criminal record.

Man imprisoned for Nunuville deal  Walterboro LiveA Colleton County man is headed to prison for voluntary manslaughter and kidnapping in connection with a 2017 drug deal gone bad. Corey Niko Sanders, who ...

Kent Police arrest man with prolific criminal record  Kent ReporterKent Police arrested a man with a prolific criminal record and city prosecutors charged him with attempted theft and criminal trespass. Troy M. Vasquez is ...

Expert: Government Numbers Keep Us In the Dark About Criminal Justice System  Washington Free BeaconThere are millions of people in America today with a criminal record, yet government statistics shed almost no light on their lives and experiences, an expert ...

Clean Slate Bill Aims To Alleviate Stigma Of A Criminal Record  WSHUConnecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would automatically expunge criminal records for some former offenders. The bill aims to alleviate the.

What criminal record? Slow down 'annulment' changes | Editorials  The Union LeaderGiving someone a second chance is a noble thing and often a productive one. But expunging one's criminal record as part of such a process should be limited.

Joe Biden’s long record supporting the war on drugs, explained  Vox.comBiden's criminal justice record is filled with support for the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

Two charged in woman's murder  Rocky Mount TelegramCleavon Williams. April Smith.jpg. Loading… More Stories. Autographed helmet to be auctioned · Two charged in woman's murder · Officials stress holiday travel ...

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC NewsThis month, a judge in California cleared thousands of criminal records with one stroke of his pen. He did it thanks to a ground-breaking new algorithm that ...

"You will get caught" Two weekend playground fires have ASD urgi  KTVAAnchorage School District officials say juveniles found responsible for vandalism and their families could be on the hook for the full amount or a portion of ...

Handyman with criminal record questioned in Pa. woman's mysterious disappearance  PennLiveOne clue is blood on the missing woman's bed. Now police are investigating her handyman about her week-long disappearance.

Detectives grill suspect in brutal random attack on 71-year-old Bronx school bus driver  New York Daily NewsDetectives are grilling a young suspect in the brutal random beating of an elderly school bus driver in the Bronx, police sources told the Daily News.

Rap Sheet Day helps Chicagoans clear past offenses from their criminal records  WLS-TVCHICAGO (WLS) -- Thursday is Rap Sheet Day in Chicago, a day where people with marijuana and other expungable offenses work to get their rap sheets ...

Helping those with a criminal record brings advocates to the capitol  WILX-TVLANSING, MI (WILX) - On Wednesday, a coalition came to the state capitol to educate legislators on the lifetime consequences of a criminal conviction.

‘Fix the FOID Act’ bill could have saved five lives in Aurora: Sun-Times editorial  Chicago Sun-TimesNone of the modest measures being proposed in this legislation would impose an undue burden on anybody's Second Amendment rights. But they might have ...

Auburn police shooting suspect caught after manhunt  Montgomery AdvertiserThe Lee County coroner says an officer was taken from the scene and died in the emergency room.

City of Santa Maria offers free criminal record clearance clinic  KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsThe City of Santa Maria Public Library is partnering with the Santa Barbara County Public Defender's Office and nonprofit “OneJustice” to provide a free criminal ...

Police: Man With Extensive Criminal Record Overdoses, Causing Crash That Injured 82-Year-Old Woman  NECNPolice in Salisbury, Massachusetts, say a New Hampshire man was overdosing behind the wheel when he caused a horrific crash. An 82-year-old woman is in ...

Taunton career criminal sent back to jail for knife assault  Taunton Daily GazetteA career criminal from Taunton who threatened a pizza delivery driver with a knife and vandalized his vehicle was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in the ...

Second Chance U.: Teaching entrepreneurship to those with a criminal past  Boston Business JournalBoston College class seeks to help people with a criminal record to overcome those additional barriers — including stigma and lack of social capital — to launch ...

Man gets 13 to 15 years in fatal shooting of Springfield father upset about drug dealing  vtdigger.orgGregory Smith, who was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in February 2018 in the killing of Wesley Wing in Springfield, speaks during his sentencing in ...

Suspect in killing of Savannah Police officer had been arrested 30 times over 4 decades  WJCL News(WJCL) - Edward Fuller III, the suspect in the death of Savannah Police Sergeant Kelvin Ansari, is no stranger to area police. WJCL reviewed his criminal history ...

How Goldman could get — or escape — a criminal record  Financial TimesGoldman Sachs' clout in Washington seems diminished. For the first time in its history the Wall Street bank may be forced to plead guilty to a criminal charge.

Lake Christine Fire defendants plead guilty to misdemeanor, face 45 days in jail and $100k restitution  Summit Daily NewsThe defendants in the Lake Christine Fire case pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Wednesday and agreed to a possible sentence that will include 45 days ...

THE WEEK IN REVIEW | Local News  The Harvell gazetteLocal man gets 4 months in prison for running prostitution ring.

Instant Clears Criminal Record Search  ESR NEWSBackground check expert Attorney Lester Rosen explains in an article how “instant clears” when a criminal record search result is clear can be problematic.

'Ghost warrants’: criminal records haunt Americans long after they are invalid  The GuardianErroneous or outdated criminal charges can linger on a person's record for years after they expire, leading to repeated arrests and even jail time.

Suspects in custody in 2017 Little Rock slaying  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteLittle Rock police officers charged two men Tuesday in the 2017 slaying of a 19-year-old man who was shot in the head while riding down Asher Avenue, ...

New details emerge in court in Waterbury mother's murder and her boyfriend's criminal record  WTNH.comThings got emotional outside Waterbury Superior Court after the arraignment of Luisito DeJesus -- the man is now charged with murder in the death of his ...

Conviction tossed for man held 33 years for New York murder  Fox NewsA man who spent more than half his life in prison for a 1975 New York murder has had his conviction overturned.

Fired for a felony, again for perjury. Meet the new police chief.  USA TODAYPolice officers who committed misconduct not only kept their badges but became police chiefs, a USA TODAY Network investigation found.

Avon Lake man charged after stabbing at Elyria hotel  Chronicle TelegramELYRIA — An Avon Lake man is in Lorain County Jail, charged with biting off part of a Cleveland man's ear and stabbing him in the head at a Griswold Road ...

Seattle's fair housing law is the most progressive in the country. But now, landlords are challenging it.  NBCNews.comSeattle's Fair Chance Housing Ordinance prevents landlords from checking prospective tenant's criminal histories. Now landlords are challenging the law.

Cook County makes it illegal to refuse to show or rent property to people with certain criminal records  Chicago TribuneCook County commissioners on Thursday approved an ordinance aimed at ending housing discrimination against people with arrest records. Dubbed the “Just ...

Bill may seal pot-related federal crime records  Mail TribuneA bipartisan coalition in Congress wants to give a second chance to Americans arrested for nonviolent federal crimes related to possession of marijuana. Rep.

Julian Castro joins McDonald's strikers in North Carolina  WCTI12.comDURHAM, N. C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw ...

Why Canceling 'Criminal Minds' Is Actually a Good Thing  The Cheat SheetAll good shows must come to conclusion. For the producers of 'Criminal Minds,' the timing of this ending seemed right. The only question is how to end it.

Taking women's bathroom photos won't mean criminal record for former U of C student  Calgary SunTaking pictures of a University of Calgary student on the toilet through a crack in the bathroom stall's wall won't mean a criminal record for a Calgary man.Instead ...

Pilot accused of 3 murders had criminal record prior to being hired  WCBIThe airline pilot accused in three Kentucky murders served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve for 20 years and had been found guilty of assault on a child ...

Medical marijuana expansion and expungement reforms moving forward in New Jersey  PotNetworkWhile New Jersey's bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is dead in the water, three major-marijuana related bills are still floating through the ...

Philly judge stuns wrongly convicted juvenile lifer by setting him free after 21 years in prison  Philly.comWednesday morning, Terrance Lewis, 40, was released — a free man for the first time since he was 17 years old.

Troubleshooters: The battle over a father's estate  WPVI-TVThe Action News Troubleshooters took on a dramatic story that involved insurance fraud, a tragic death, and a son now in a battle for his father's estate.

Spartanburg man receives 18-year prison sentence for drug crimes  WSPA.comSPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - A Spartanburg man received an 18-year prison sentence Monday after admitting to selling illegal drugs on multiple occasions.

Man with lengthy criminal record accused of attacking, strangling woman on Cape Cod  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsYARMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - A man with a long and violent criminal record is facing serious charges after police say he viciously attacked a woman with whom ...

A.J. Freund’s Parents Charged With Murder, Both Have Prior Criminal Records  CBS ChicagoCHICAGO (CBS) — The parents of a 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy, who were charged with his murder, have prior criminal records, ranging from retail theft to ...

Police: Robbery at rally — vendor assaults another | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-GazetteMONTOURSVILLE — A traveling Trump merchandise seller allegedly robbed and punched another vendor unconscious for $500, soon after the president's ...

'More than 1000 Jamaicans had criminal records expunged last year'  Loop News JamaicaMore than 1000 Jamaicans had their criminal records expunged over the past year, according to Justice Minister Delroy Chuck. The Minister made the revelation ...

Attacker gets max prison term for terrifying sex assault on 10-year-old girl walking to school  NJ.comJair Ramirez must also register as a sex offender under Megan's Law and be under parole supervision for life after being sentenced to the maximum prison term ...

Michael Cohen was secretly recorded by actor Tom Arnold talking about his crimes and Trump  USA TODAYMichael Cohen, the president's former lawyer and soon-to-be prison inmate, was secretly recorded by actor and comedian Tom Arnold discussing the crimes ...

Trial update: confronting apartheid in Berlin's criminal court  MondoweissTwo Israelis and one Palestinian are on trial for counts of trespassing and assault for disrupting an event with Knesset member Aliza Lavie who spoke at ...

EDITORIAL: Don't punish landlords to make more housing available for ex-offenders  Chicago Sun-TimesThere is a danger that the new rules will confuse landlords and burden them with pointless paperwork while doing nothing to improve access to housing.

Personal Trainer Arrested In Newport Beach Double Murder Had Criminal Record  CBS Los AngelesJamon Bugg before being identified as a murder suspect, he was already in custody in connection with Irvine break-ins. Kara Finnstrom reports. 27 days ago ...

Georgia nonprofit is helping trans people adjust to life after prison  NBC NewsTRANScending Barriers is an Atlanta-based re-entry program that advocates for transgender people who have a history of incarceration.

More than 34,000 Illinoisans have lost their right to own a gun. Nearly 80% may still be armed.  Chicago TribuneAs many as 30,000 guns may still be in the possession of Illinois residents deemed too dangerous to have them, according to a Tribune investigation.

Concern Growing Over ‘Nefarious’ Website Offering Individuals’ Personal Information, Reputation Rating  CBS PittsburghPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Ever Googled yourself? Were you surprised by what you found? There are all kinds of websites that try to profit from your personal ...

Criminal Record Search Tool - Just Released By SearchQuarry.com  PR WebReno, Nevada (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 -- SearchQuarry.com's Solution To Finding a Person's Criminal ChargesSearchQuarry.com has released a new tool that ...

Resident of Mildred Hailey Apartments survived getting shot in the chest to keep selling fentanyl, feds allege  Universal HubA man who allegedly used the apartment he shared with his girlfriend and their children in the Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain as his base for selling ...

EPD: Two arrested for Warrick Co. murder have criminal records  TriStateHomepage.comEvansville, Ind. (WEHT) - We are getting more information on the two men arrested in connection with the murder of Valarie Ruark. Ruark was the woman found ...