Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors  The New York TimesTOKYO — Moments after a lighter was put to a pool of gas at a renowned anime studio in Kyoto, Japan, igniting an explosive fire that killed 34 people, Shinji ...

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington PostResearch shows that the vast majority of people who could expunge their criminal records never do it. Petitioning for a clean record can be confusing and costly.

Deportation dilemma Undocumented immigrants without criminal record could face deportation  Enid News & EagleOf the 9201 ICE arrests in Oklahoma between October 2014 and May 2018 20% of those arrested had no criminal record and 36% had only a misdemeanor ...

Kamala Harris' Record As A Prosecutor, Explained  Refinery29An issue that continues to come up during Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential run is her legacy as a career prosecutor. Harris and her supporters have touted her ...

Alaska Report Finds Criminals Hired As Police Officers  NPRCriminals convicted of assault, domestic violence and theft have been finding work as police officers in Alaska, according to an investigation by the Anchorage ...

Correction: Exchange-All Square Restaurant story  Star TribuneIn a story July 17 about a Minnesota restaurant called All Square that employs people with criminal records, The Associated Press erroneously identified the ...

The Village Where Every Cop Has Been Convicted of Domestic Violence  ProPublicaDozens of convicted criminals have been hired as cops in Alaska communities. Often, they are the only applicants. In Stebbins, every cop has a criminal record, ...

Undocumented Oklahomans Without A Criminal Record Increasingly Face Deportation  KGOUNebert Adala had a tough decision to make in 2014 when he found out his work visa would not be renewed. Adala, a Kenyan immigrant, had arrived in the.

Cops in One Village Have Been Convicted of 70 Crimes. Here’s What They Had to Say About It.  ProPublicaThe seven officers in Stebbins, Alaska, explain their criminal records and what it's like to serve as a police officer there.

How Race, Place, and Criminal Record Affect Hiring  CityLabA new study looks at how race, a criminal record, and an employer's proximity to recent violent events affect a person's job prospects—with surprising results.

ICE raids won't only affect immigrants with high threat criminal record  MSNBCTrump has widened the range of who will be effected by the ICE raid. NBC's Julia Ainsley gives us more details.

How to help people with criminal records break barriers to employment  ABA JournalHarley Blakeman is the founder of the website Honest Jobs, where formerly incarcerated people like himself can find work. (Photo from Harley Blakeman.).

Willie James Hemphill's long criminal record | In the Dark  APM ReportsDuring nearly 30 years of crimes, he's shown a quick temper, and a penchant for daytime robberies and violence against women. July 2, 2019 | by Parker Yesko ...

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS PittsburghPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pennsylvania began automatically sealing criminal records from over 30 million cases Friday under the Clean Slate law. It's the first ...

Pennsylvania To Seal Some Criminal Records Automatically  NPRStarting Friday, Pennsylvania will be the first state to automatically seal records for non-convictions, summary offenses and most nonviolent misdemeanor ...

Free legal clinics offered for people with criminal records  The Willits NewsRoot & Rebound is hosting free reentry legal clinics for people with criminal records in Northern California. Are you facing barriers because of an arrest or ...

Do Atty Hopefuls With Criminal Records Get A Fair Shake?  Law360Attorney hopefuls must undergo a “moral character” screening that is supposed to protect the public from unscrupulous lawyers, but a new report from Stanford ...

Momentum grows for bill banning criminal history question  Big Country HomepageTwo U.S. senators are teaming up in an effort to ban federal agencies and contractors from asking a job candidate's criminal history.

Should Expunging Criminal Records Be Cheap and Easy?  WKNO FMA couple of years ago, Dalisia Brye got into a fight. “I'm not perfect,” she says, adding that “a bad decision in the heat of the moment" might have been.

Suspect killed in hostage situation ID’d; he had criminal record, active warrants  Fort Worth Star-TelegramA man who was shot and killed by police in west Fort Worth after holding several people hostage, including children, has been identified by the Tarrant County ...

How Kamala Harris would increase housing assistance for people with criminal records  POLITICOThe bill comes two months after the California Democrat introduced legislation to assist public defenders financially.

Successful Job Searching with a Criminal Record | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin  Racine County EyeFrom a DUI charge to petty theft, successful job searching with a criminal record is definitely an uphill battle. Many convicted felons strive to obtain a job as it ...

Dozens of convicted criminals have been hired as cops in rural Alaska. Sometimes, they're the only applicants.  KTOOIn one village, every cop has been convicted of domestic violence within the past decade, including the chief. Only one has received formal law enforcement ...

State police: Pittsburgh man lied about criminal record on gun-purchasing form  The TimesHANOVER TWP. — A Pittsburgh man has been charged with lying about his criminal record while trying to buy a gun from a Beaver County business.Percy Ford ...

Dallas County to Hold Event to Clear Some People's Criminal Records  Dallas ObserverDallas County will hold its annual expunction expo later this year. During the event, eligible people will meet with volunteer attorneys to have their criminal ...

Pennsylvania Begins Automatically Sealing Millions of Criminal Records  GoverningOne study, conducted at the University of Michigan Law School, found people who received expungements saw their wages increase by an average of 25 ...

Court denies white supremacist's claim that he was sentenced for beliefs  Milwaukee Journal SentinelA federal appeals court has rejected a Wisconsin man's claim that his sentence on a gun charge that mentioned his white supremacist beliefs unlawfully ...

Lawmakers want to ban question about criminal history from job applications, interviews  WCBD News 2WASHINGTON (WCBD) – Federal agencies and contractors may soon not be allowed to ask you about your criminal history when applying for a job. Criminal ...

Detroiters seek to expunge their criminal records for a fresh start  The Detroit NewsProject Clean Slate attorney Kavita Uppal, a former assistant Wayne County Prosecutor, helps Gary Taylor of Detroit with his expungement application at a City ...

Illinois is going to expunge marijuana convictions from 800000 criminal records  CNNIf you've been arrested for weed in Illinois, you can breathe a sigh of relief.

As Manhattan DA, Morgenthau Pursued Drug Dealers And Crooked Banks Alike  NPRRobert Morgenthau, the patrician lawman who a former aide said spent four decades "making mischief for people who engaged in bad conduct," died Sunday at ...

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record  ReutersUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal ...

Ukrainian President Kicks Out 'Rogue' Official From Meeting Over Criminal Record  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy booted a regional government official with a criminal record from a meeting that was broadcast on live television.

Harris, Ocasio-Cortez pitch bill to increase housing assistance for individuals with criminal record | TheHill  The HillSen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), a 2020 White House hopeful, and Rep.

We Could Reduce Incarceration And Crime While Saving Money And Lives But We Don't  ForbesThe country could likely reduce the number of prisoners without increasing crime rates. But powerful political and economic interests say otherwise.

Marijuana Helps Control His Seizures, but the Courts Won't Seal His Criminal Record  Washington City PaperThe D.C. Council is considering two bills to tax and regulate weed.

Unlocking the Bar: Stanford Law Study Recommends Improving Access to the Legal Profession for Qualified People with Criminal Records in California | Stanford Law School  Stanford University NewsJuly 17, 2019 — The Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC) and the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession released a report today on admission barriers to ...

Oakland County Removes Question About Criminal Record From Job Applications  WDETStarting Aug. 1, Oakland County will no longer ask most job applicants whether they've ever been arrested or convicted of a crime. In June, the county Board of ...

Number of ICE detainees with no criminal record rises sharply, defying Trump rhetoric  Center for Public IntegrityPresident Donald Trump tweeted in May that his administration was detaining “bad hombres,” a racially charged phrase he'd used also used during his ...

90 Day Fiancé: Why Paul Ran Away - Terrorism Charges Explained  Screen RantOn 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, fans were left wondering why PaulStaehle ran away from cameras again. Paul was shocked about the state of his visa and ...

Criminal background checks in the Ban the Box era  Business Management DailyIf and when to use hiring tools such as background checks for employment and criminal background checks depends on many factors.

Forsyth County attorneys to offer criminal record expungement clinic  Forsyth County News OnlineAccording to local attorney Evan Watson, each year countless Georgia residents go about their daily lives totally unaware that a past criminal history is following ...

Bay Area residents with criminal records struggle to find housing  Marin Independent JournalAn estimated one in five Californians -- 8 million people -- has a criminal record, and many are denied housing because of it.

Illinois marijuana legalization allows criminal record clearing  KMOXSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — There are nearly 800000 criminal records in Illinois for marijuana possession despite a new state law legalizing it.

State sees surge in requests to seal criminal records  Eagle-TribuneBOSTON — A new law making it easier for people to seal their criminal records has prompted a surge of requests, overwhelming state officials.

Billings prerelease reports walkaway  KTVQ Billings NewsBILLINGS – A man with a lengthy criminal record was reported as a walkaway from a Billings prerelease center. Zachariah Lee Ambler, 23, left the Alpha House ...

Volusia County school chaperones will now undergo full background checks  WFTV OrlandoVolusia County schools are closing a big loophole that allowed chaperones to avoid full criminal background checks.

Wyandotte County DA offering weekly chances to wipe criminal record clean  WDAF FOX4 Kansas CityKANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The Wyandotte County District Attorney's office is now offering free access to legal help for convicted criminals to clear their records.

It's time to reconsider job applicants with criminal records  American BankerCredit unions and the rest of the financial services sector, in the spirit of recent criminal justice reform, should be more open to hiring workers with low-level ...

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes  USA TODAYIllinois on Tuesday became the 11th state to legalize the sale and use of recreational marijuana for adults, a major victory for cannabis advocates who ...

Husband arrested in death of Oildale woman has a violent criminal record  KGET 17BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A man is behind bars accused of murdering his 57-year-old wife. Deputies made the gruesome discovery in Oildale Thursday ...

#SHRM19: Giving a second chance to people with criminal records  SmartBriefThere's no courage without vulnerability.” Brene Brown returned to that phrase multiple times during her Monday keynote at SHRM's annual conference and ...

PA's 'Clean Slate' To Seal 30 Million Criminal Records  Crime ReportStarting this week, Pennsylvania will automatically begin sealing 30 million records of criminal charges that did not result in convictions as well as summary ...

Review urged after 3 parolees charged in separate homicides, including one in Derry Twp.  PennLiveHARRISBURG — At least three men recently paroled from Pennsylvania prisons have been arrested in unrelated homicides over the past two months, leading ...

Oakland County bans criminal history box on government job applications  The Oakland PressOakland County has "banned the box." On June 12, the county board of commissioners approved a resolution, by party line vote, that prohibits the county from ...

Paul Staehle's Criminal Record & Arrest History on 90 Day Fiancé  Heavy.comPaul Staehle, star of the hit reality series "90 Day Fiance," was denied permanent residency in Brazil due to his criminal history. Read on for more details.

Driver in Wewoka crash that killed passenger has criminal record  KOCO Oklahoma CityThe driver in a fiery Seminole County crash that killed 20-year-old Trayvon Miller has criminal history.

Suspect in deadly Kyoto fire has criminal record, mental illness history  NNY360TOKYO — Moments after a lighter was put to a pool of gas at a renowned animé studio in Kyoto, Japan, igniting an explosive fire that killed 34 people, Shinji.

Man accused in store owner’s murder has lengthy criminal record  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The man accused in the murder of a Berclair store owner has spent more than two decades in and out of jail, court records show. Police say ...

Avon standoff: Suspect has lengthy criminal record  HOI ABCOn Wednesday after almost 19 hours police were able to arrest a man they believe shot and killed a Fulton County Deputy. Police confirmed they arrested.

Salt Lake County hires man to help clear criminal records  Cache Valley DailySALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two years ago, Amy Daeschel's life quickly spiraled. The 41-year-old was arrested for the seventh time while battling opiate ...

How Do You Know If Someone Has A Criminal Record  Virtual-Strategy MagazineAnytime someone completely new enters your professional or personal life, you never know what to expect. Some people might hang around for fleeting ...

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pennsylvania starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know  Allentown Morning CallPennsylvania's Clean Slate law is the first in the nation to automatically seal some criminal records via technology. Starting Friday, an automated computer ...

Lawyers volunteer to help people with criminal records land jobs in model Montgomery County program  Allentown Morning CallThe Montgomery County Bar Association launched a program to help people with criminal records find jobs and reenter society. It's something the Lehigh Valley ...

'Big Brother': Was Jackson Michie Arrested? Did CBS Ignore His Criminal Record?  Soap DirtBig Brother fans are spreading screen shots claiming that Jackson Michie has a crimminal past. But is what they are sharing true?

Advocates push for broader criminal record expungment  LimaOhio.comLIMA — Iyisha Russell is looking for redemption. But second chances are hard to come by for those who have a criminal record, even when the crime was.

Historic Pa. law to automatically seal millions of criminal charges starting Friday  WHYYThat's the number of criminal charges in Pennsylvania that will be eligible for automatic sealing when the second phase of the state's Clean Slate law kicks in ...

NY Cops Gave Jeffrey Epstein A Pass While Making More Than 7,000 Arrests For Similar Offenses  HuffPostThe New York Police Department allowed wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to skip dozens of court-mandated check-ins with law ...

Former Fawn Grove man avoids criminal record in alleged domestic assault  York DispatchTyler Paterniti's felony charges were dropped after he pleaded guilty to a summary offense of harassment, akin in seriousness to a traffic ticket.

New law creates more opportunities to clear criminal records through expungement in Kentucky  WDRBLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Thousands more people in Kentucky with criminal histories can wipe their records clean with a new law taking effect Thursday.

Ronald's Gambling Addiction & Criminal Record on 90 Day Fiancé  Heavy.comRonald Smith recently opened up about his gambling addiction to fans on Instagram. The South African native also has a criminal history that he kept from his ...

The Man Accused Of Murdering College Student Mackenzie Lueck Already Had A Criminal Record  The Inquisitr NewsMackenzie Lueck was a 23-year-old nursing student from the University of Utah. She was beloved within her sorority and had high hopes for her future.

New State Law Adds More Crimes That Can Be Expunged From Criminal Record  WCBICOLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)-Current Mississippi law allows people convicted of six specific felonies to have those convictions expunged, or removed, from their ...

Man with NC criminal record charged in Mo. officers killing  Burlington Times NewsST. LOUIS — A man with a violent criminal history in North Carolina was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Missouri police officer, the immediate ...

In Minneapolis' tight housing market, does tenant screening go too far?  Minnesota Public Radio NewsIn Minneapolis, there's a roaring debate over landlord screening of would-be tenants. Proposed restrictions on criminal background checks and security deposits ...

Man cited for animal cruelty after pics of dog pulling bricks on chain go viral  WBTVROCKWELL, N.C. (WBTV) - Scottie Lee Lewis, 28, a man with an extensive criminal record, has now been cited for animal cruelty after pictures posted to social ...

Amsterdam criminal killed in "targeted attack" at subway station  NL TimesA 33-year-old man was killed in a shooting near the Kraaiennest subway station in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Saturday night. The police identified the victim as ...

Clean Slate Clinic offers opportunity to expunge minor crimes from criminal records  Montgomery County SentinelSILVER SPRING – On June 17, clients gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Center to seek out legal aid in the hope that their criminal records might finally be ...

Macy's sued for denying jobs to people with criminal records  Crain's New York BusinessThe Fortune Society wants one of the country's largest retailers to reevaluate its policies for job applicants and employees with criminal histories.The nonprofit ...

Love After Lockup Brittany ex Tito arrest details, criminal history, mug shot  StarcasmLove After Lockup: Life After Lockup star Brittany Santiago is headed into a bitter custody battle for her four-year-old son Giovanni with Giovanni's dad Tito.

Salt Lake County offers expungement services to legally clear criminal records  KJZZThe Salt Lake County Mayor's Office is partnering with the Department of Public Safety and 60 volunteer attorneys from the Utah State Bar to host a second ...

Columbus passes marijuana possession reform  NBC4i.comCOLUMBUS (WMCH) — Columbus City Council passed marijuana possession penalty reforms Monday. Council issued a press release stating it was aiming to ...

Virginia courts quietly roll out online statewide criminal records searches  Virginia MercuryVirginia's court system made it a lot easier to find online court records last week, quietly rolling out a statewide search function on its website that allows users to ...

Should victims be denied compensation if they have criminal records?  NW Evening MailRoy Larner, dubbed the Lion of London Bridge after tackling terrorists, won't get a payout due to his criminal record.

Illinois To Expunge Nearly 800000 Criminal Records Surrounding Cannabis Charges  Grit DailyAs many as 770000 people will have the opportunity to have their records expunged as part of the new bill that legalizes recreational cannabis in Illinois.

Teachers' warrant: Show criminal record instead of conduct certificate – UPE  NewsbookFrom the next school year onwards, all new teachers will have to present their criminal record in order to obtain a warrant. In a statement from the UPE – Voice ...

Why some Iowa companies are willing to hire former criminals | Iowa Ideas  The GazetteIowa Ideas | Travis Heckenberg did not own any tools when he first came to work for T&D Repair in Burlington a few years ago. The 47-year-old Burlington ...

Want your record expunged? Salt Lake County has hired an 'expungement navigator' to help  Deseret NewsSalt Lake County's Expungement Day this week is already full, but the county has hired an "expungement navigator" to help hundreds more legally clear their ...

Gun Barrel City man with lengthy criminal record arrested for possession of meth  EastTexasMatters.comA Gun Barrel City man was arrested for meth possession, according to a released from Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse. John George Desanto, 58, ...

Poklonskaya hands out list of officials with criminal record to Zelensky  https://en.crimerussia.com/Earlier, the President of Ukraine kicked out the secretary of the Boryspol City Council convicted for robbery from a meeting. State Duma deputy and ...

Ty Dolla $ign's Drug Case Wiped From His Criminal Record After Completing Drug Classes  The BlastRapper Ty Dolla $ign has successfully completed his sentence relating to his 2018 cocaine arrest. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, the ...

Six things our next Prime Minister should do for children's rights  Open DemocracyToo many children are losing out at home, at school and in the criminal justice system. Addressing the problems needs to be top of the new Prime Minister's ...

Kamala Harris: Concerns about my prosecutorial record are 'overblown'  CBS NewsDemocratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is defending her record as a local prosecutor and attorney general of California, where critics say she ...

GH Spoiler Video: Chase Uncovers Hayden's Incriminating Criminal Record  Soaps.comShiloh is attacked from every angle. In the General Hospital spoiler preview for the week of July 8 – 12, while Chase confronts Hayden about her police record, ...

Criminal record reform to help ex-offenders into work  GOV.UKRehabilitation of offenders to be boosted by removing barriers to employment.

Educators' union insists all professionals working with children should have clean criminal record  Malta Independent OnlineThe Union of Professional Educators said that all professional people working with children should present a clean criminal record before being employed, and ...

New fees in place for criminal record checks  Innisfail ProvinceINNISFAIL – The town has joined most other Alberta municipalities by bringing in fees for anyone wanting a criminal record check. It was a *service* that was ...

Accused's criminal record was referred to for permissible purpose  Law TimesCriminal Law - Offences Against the Person and Reputation - Impaired driving/care or control.

Suspect in Kyoto fire had criminal record and trouble with neighbours  TODAYonlineTOKYO — Moments after a lighter was put to a pool of gas at a renowned animé studio in Kyoto, Japan, igniting an explosive fire that killed 34 people, Shinji ...

Scrambling to catch up on marijuana  Bahamas TribuneThe good Pastor Cedric Moss is nothing if not consistent. Unfortunately, he consistently views debates in the public square through the prism of extreme ...