Sex offender, former Catholic priest reportedly presided over Masses in Fillmore  Ventura County StarA defrocked Catholic priest convicted of molestation was reportedly presiding at home Masses in Fillmore, according to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Megan Rapinoe is the center of attention for residents on and off the world cup stage  CNYcentral.comUnited States women's national team super star Megan Rapinoe has been the main focus since the start of their World Cup run. Rapinoe's name has been all ...

Restoration of Voting Rights, Record Sealing for Decriminalized Offenses take Effect  Lincoln County RecordPosted by Lincoln County Central | Jul 12, 2019 | News | 0. Restoration of Voting Rights, Record Sealing for Decriminalized Offenses take Effect. By Megan ...

Names being removed from sex offender registry - News  The IntelligencerPennsylvania State Police have started the process for removing as many as 5000 ex-offenders from the Megan's Law registry under a state supreme court ...

Convicted sex offender arrested for rape weeks after removal from Megan's Law website  WPXI PittsburghA convicted sex offender was arrested for raping a woman, just weeks after he was removed from the Megan's Law website.

Doctors' Dirty Secrets: Why It's Important You Check Your Doctor's Background  NBC Southern CaliforniaThe NBC4 I-Team found that several doctors in Southern California are registered sex offenders and finding the information on the state's medical board website ...

He admitted to one huge mistake. But he didn’t want to be branded a sex offender for life  Fresno BeeLifetime registration as a sex offender could finally end for many charged with lesser crimes under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Friday.

Bill Seeks To Drop Some Offenders From Megan’s Law Website  CBS SacramentoSACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A California senator who believes the state's sex offender registry is broken says sex offenders may no longer have to register for life.

Visiting Stanford scholar is a sex offender  The Daily PostBY ALLISON LEVITSKY Daily Post Staff Writer. A visiting scholar at Stanford is a convicted sex offender who spent time in prison after pleading guilty to forcing ...

Despite legislative fix, challenges to Megan's Law continue  Allentown Morning CallPennsylvania lawmakers say they have fixed problems with Megan's Law that threatened to allow thousands of sex offenders from having to register. Defense ...

City confirms that sex offenders have been removed from a Bayside hotel  QNS.comEight sex offenders who were living at the Anchor Inn Motel in Bayside have been removed from the site, according to an official from the New York City ...

Open Conversation for July, 2019  A News CafeNorthern California's Premier Online News Magazine. Featuring news for Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Mt. Shasta, Anderson, Cottonwood, Shasta County, and ...

After state Supreme Court ruling, few sex offenders likely get reprieve from Megan's Law  NorthJersey.comA New Jersey Supreme Court ruling exempting certain sex offenders from Megan's Law registration requirements isn't likely to apply to more than a few dozen ...

He's 74. His victims weren't even teens. Now he'll spend up to 30 years in prison.  Lebanon Daily NewsPhillip B. Baker was sentenced for charges stemming from abuse over 7-and-a-half years.

There are more than 400 lifetime-registered sex offenders living in Dauphin County  PennLive.comPa. Megan's Law Website. As of May 2017, there are approximately 437 tier 3 sex offenders living in Dauphin County, according to the Pennsylvania Megan's ...

Legal questions swirl around Megan's Law in Pennsylvania  Allentown Morning CallJason Davies, who admitted raping a Wilson woman after breaking into her home, is seeking to avoid having to register as a sex offender, citing a recent state ...

Texas reneging: States expansion of sex-offender laws challenged  Austin American-StatesmanAt least four sex offenders in Texas have floated a new argument that has earned early legal victories. When the Beaumont police detective called him in 2014, ...

Megan's Law list might get smaller  Sunbury Daily ItemSUNBURY — The number of sex offenders on the state's Megan's Law sex offender registry could drop as the result of a July ruling by the Pennsylvania ...

Ruling raises questions about sex offender registry's future  PennLive.comWhen the new law took effect in December 2012, there were just over 12000 registrants in the system, and about half of them had to register for life.

Court: Retroactive sex offender registration rules unconstitutional  Allentown Morning CallThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down retroactive rules that required more people to register as sex offenders.

Megan’s Law registration questioned in 1996 conviction  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderWILKES-BARRE — A man whose maximum prison term expires in September on a 1996 guilty plea he sexually assaulted five children will have to wait to find ...

Australia passes tough social media laws regarding removal of violent content  MashableAustralia has announced tougher penalties on social media platforms to ensure they act on violent *content*. The laws threaten executives of social media ...

Board wants to remove low-risk sex offenders from registry  SFGateThe state board that oversees California's sex offender registration laws wants to thin out and overhaul the registry because they say it has grown too big and ...

Living with a label  The Register-GuardNo matter their regrets or time served, 187 Lane County adult sex offenders who committed a crime as a child have no recourse for registry relief.

Trump Administration 'Censorship' Erasing Affordable Care Act From Federal Websites  HuffPostA new report details an ongoing campaign to remove references to and information about the 2010 health care law from official web pages.

Committee passes sex offender registry bill, urges broader reforms  Arizona MirrorThe House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously in favor of a limited proposal to slightly expand the number of people who are eligible to be removed from ...

'Sex Offenders Are Not Second-Class Citizens,' Says Judge While Nixing Alabama Rules on First Amendment Grounds  ReasonThe decision rejects driver's licenses labeled "CRIMINAL SEX OFFENDER" and a broad demand for reports on internet use.

California Megan’s Law Website  CBS SacramentoFound if there are registered sex offenders living near you by visiting https://www.meganslaw.ca.gov. A California senator who believes the state's sex offender ...

Changes Are Coming to California Sex Offender Registry  Santa Barbara IndependentFifty-four sex offenders live within two miles of the Santa Barbara Independent's Figueroa Street offices. Their mugshots, height, weight, ethnicity, eye color, ...

22 missing Megan's Law offenders in Pa. who are wanted by police  lehighvalleylive.comThey are required to continually update their information and photographs. These people -- including one from the Lehigh Valley -- didn't.

Adultery and fornication: Why are states rushing to get these outdated laws off the books?  SalonAt least seven states are working to amend or repeal outdated sex laws. Why? Take a look at the Supreme Court.

Europe is splitting the internet into three  The VergeIt's strange to think about now, but until the 1920s, you didn't generally need a passport to travel. A smart CEO I know recently mentioned this to me in the context ...

Were 'Child Sex Dolls' Briefly Offered via Amazon?  Snopes.comThe online retail giant came under scrutiny in March 2019 when some disturbing products were discovered on their website.

Missouri Just Reformed Its Sex-Offender Registry. But 1,200 Offenders Are Missing  Riverfront TimesUntil very recently, Missouri's sex-offender registry functioned like a factory with a single product. Regardless of the crime they'd committed, the state treated ...

Legislature moves to keep 17000 sex offenders on state registry  New Castle NewsHARRISBURG – The state House on Tuesday voted unanimously on changes to the state's sexual offender registry intended to correct problems the state ...

Treatment of sex offenders depends on whether they've challenged rules  Detroit Free PressWASHINGTON – Eight months after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively upheld a decision saying parts of Michigan's sex offender registry law — one of the ...

A Murder Trial Will Allow DNA Evidence From a Genealogy Site  WIREDThe trial, which hinges on a lead found using DNA on a genealogy site, will not address whether the new sleuthing method is legal, however.

These sex offenders are begging to be deported. Why does California pay millions to keep them?  The Sacramento BeeUndocumented immigrants living at Coalinga State Hospital have served jail time for their sex crimes but continue to live as civil detainees despite their pleas for ...

Megan's Law shines bright light on sex offenders: How'd that work out?  PennLive.comNow that Megan's Law has been in place for more than two decades after being revised a few times in the interim, some are asking for lawmakers to take a look ...

Heyl: Some Sex Offender Names Soon Could Vanish From Online State Registry  Patch.comPa. Sex Offenders Could Soon Be Harder To Locate - Pittsburgh, PA - A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision likely means the Megan's Law list will be ...

Megan’s Law conviction overturned on appeal  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderA state appellate court on Wednesday overturned a Luzerne County judge's guilty verdict for a man accused of failure to comply with registration requirements ...

California Will Dramatically Change Management of State Sex Offender Registry System in 2021  ESR NEWSWritten By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn. In October 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 384 (SB 384) – also known as the “Sex ...

India Proposes Chinese-Style Internet Censorship  The New York TimesThe Modi government's plan, which would require tech companies to automatically block a vast array of *content*, stifles free speech, critics said.

Alaska Supreme Court Rules Sex Offender Registry Unconstitutional  Outside The Beltway - Mobile EditionThe Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that the state's sex offender registry violates due process protections in the state and Federal Constitutions.

GOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias | TheHill  The HillSen.

Man on Parole for Child Sex Crimes Is Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl on Torrance Elementary School Playground  KTLA Los AngelesA registered sex offender has been arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a female student at an elementary school playground in Torrance, police ...

Lakeland pulls pages from website over ADA compliance  The LedgerLast month, Flagler County agreed to pay more than $15000 to settle a lawsuit filed in October that its website violated the ADA because it was inaccessible to ...

Listed for Life  Slate MagazineIf you've ever accessed a state sex offender registry online, you know you can search for a list of the mug shots, home addresses, and registered...

Week In The News: Iowa Campaigns, Call For Conway's Removal, Trump And Foreign Intel  WBURBiden and Trump trade barbs in Iowa. Federal watchdog seeks Kellyane Conway's firing. Sarah Sanders to leave the White House. Trump says he'd taken ...

Job post seeking "preferably Caucasian" applicants removed after complaints  CBS NewsFalls Church Va. -- A northern Virginia tech staffing company has apologized after an online job posting sought "preferably Caucasian" applicants. Cynet ...

Thousands removed from Maine Sex Offender Registry  WMTW PortlandThousands of Maine sex offenders have been removed from the state's registry before their sentences ended.

Priest accused of child sex abuse removed by archdiocese  San Antonio Express-NewsThe Archdiocese of San Antonio, now preparing to expose decades of sexual abuse accusations against its priests, revealed Friday it had removed one of them ...

Tong: No constitutional barrier to removing state’s religious exemption on vaccines  The CT MirrorA plan by a group of Democratic lawmakers to wipe out the state's religious exemption on vaccines does not violate the constitution, Attorney General William ...

The Push to Remove Any Mention of Slavery From Vermont’s Constitution  The AtlanticThe state prides itself on its abolitionist history. But its identity has been shaken by recent racist incidents.

Experts: Don’t rely on Megan’s Law to prevent sexual violence  Lebanon Daily NewsAdvocates for offenders say Megan's Law registries continue to punish them even after they have served their sentence.

Camille Paglia Can’t Say That  The AtlanticFor more than 30 years, the critic Camille Paglia has taught at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Now a faction of art-school censors wants her fired for ...

Ivan Oliver sentenced to 32 years to life  Record BeeLAKEPORT — Ivan Garcia Oliver, who in addition to being found guilty of murder was the first person in California convicted of using Megan”s Law website ...

Convicted sex offender feared to be on the loose in Monmouth or Ocean counties  Asbury Park PressTOMS RIVER - A search is underway in Monmouth and Ocean counties for a convicted sex offender who failed to register as one under Megan's Law and may ...

Article 13: Memes exempt as EU backs controversial copyright law  BBC NewsSharing memes and GIFs is still allowed under the new laws, after tweaks to allow "parody".

A New Type of DNA Testing Is Entering Crime Investigations  WIREDGeneology is about to send a lot more people to jail.

Can Trump legally fire Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman?  Fox BusinessThe attacks on Powell, and the Fed, are mostly unprecedented, leaving legal experts scrambling.

Britain Proposes Broad New Powers to Regulate Internet Content  The New York TimesLONDON — Britain proposed sweeping new government powers to regulate the internet to combat the spread of violent and extremist *content*, false information ...

Apple and Google remove dating apps FTC says expose children to predators  WDJT(CNN) -- Apple and Google removed three dating apps from their app stores after the US government said the apps could expose children to sexual predators.

Jordyn Woods Removed From Khloe's Fashion Website, As It's Claimed She Denied Hooking Up with Tristan  TooFabAs of Saturday morning, Kylie has unfollowed Tristan on Instagram but still follows Jordyn. The website for Khloe's clothing brand, Good American, has also ...

Lafayette sexual predators are banned from using social media. That's not stopping them  The Daily AdvertiserAbout 10 percent of the most dangerous sex offenders in Lafayette Parish are using social networking sites in violation of a Louisiana law meant to protect ...

Mining Has Been King in Idaho for Generations. A Little-Known Law Might Stop That.  Mother JonesThis story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Seventy-five twisting road miles ...

Foundation behind MormonLeaks urges Utah lawmakers to remove 'clergy exemption' from child abuse reporting laws  Salt Lake TribuneThe Truth and Transparency Foundation — the nonprofit group behind the controversial MormonLeaks website — is launching a petition drive calling on Utah ...

Swarens: Why Trump's new online sex trafficking law has failed  Indianapolis StarIn April, child trafficking survivors and their parents surrounded President Donald Trump's desk as he signed into law a bill that he and others hoped would ...

Trump is not corrupt for removing the special counsel if he believed he was falsely accused: Barr  SalonBarr said it was “not a corrupt motive” for firing Robert Mueller if Trump thought he was being falsely accused.

ISIS Cases Raise a Question: What Does It Mean to Be Stateless?  The New York TimesSome countries want to strip Islamic State volunteers of their citizenship. Here is a look at what it means to be a person without a country.

Facebook connects Russia to 100+ accounts it removed ahead of mid-terms  TechCrunchThe 115 accounts Facebook took down yesterday for inauthentic behavior ahead of the mid-term elections may indeed have been linked to the Russia-based ...

Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia  RevealHundreds of active-duty and retired law enforcement officers from across the United States are members of Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or ...

Illinois and Nevada approve abortion bills that remove restrictions, criminal penalties  WDAF FOX4 Kansas CityWhile a wave of Republican-led states have recently pushed laws restricting abortion, Illinois and Nevada moved legislation forward Friday aimed at removing ...

Judge Denies Freshwater Placement for Sexually Violent Predator; Search for Housing Location Continues  Lost Coast OutpostPREVIOUSLY. DA Releases Statement on Potential Release of Sexually Violent Predator to the Freshwater Area · Sheriff Honsal Urges Judge Not to Place ...

As Pelvic Mesh Settlements Near $8 Billion, Women Question Lawyers’ Fees  The New York TimesMore than 100000 women are resolving claims against companies that made pelvic mesh products to treat urinary problems. Lawyers have found ways to take ...

Infamous Rockford Website No Longer Allowed To Humiliate  q985online.comThe practices of Rockford Mugshots took a major blow after Winnebago County Sheriff's Office copyrights all future mugshots.

Missing 4-Year-Old Maleah Davis Had Been Removed From Her Texas Home After Abuse Claims  KFSM 5NewsonlineHOUSTON — Four-year-old Maleah Davis and her two brothers were removed from their home last year after reports of abuse, the Texas Department of Family ...

This website will tell Georgia voters if they were purged... but they must reregister by Tuesday  SalonIf you're a voter in Georgia, there is a 1 in 10 chance that you were purged from the voting rolls at some point in 2017. Thanks to journalist Greg Palast, there is ...

Ruling may have vast effect on sex-offender registry, attorney says  OCRegisterSANTA ANA – A court ruling involving an Orange County case could result in hearings for thousands of California sex offenders seeking to have their names ...

Cybersecurity 101: How to browse the web securely and privately  TechCrunchSo you want to browse the web securely and privately? Here's a hard truth: it's almost impossible. It's not just your internet provider that knows which sites you ...

How to Remove a President from Office  PEOPLE.comA professor in constitutional law breaks down all of the ways a president can leave or be ousted from the White House.

Poynter pulls its 'Index of Unreliable News Websites' — for being unreliable  TheBlazePoynter, an organization that claims to be "the world's most influential school for journalists," has taken down their "Index of Unreliable News Websites" after ...

Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say  Al Jazeera AmericaExperts say public registries don't reduce assault — and sex offenders are increasingly challenging the rules in court.

Russia blocks news site for showing anti-Putin graffiti  New York Post Russian authorities blocked a regional news website over the weekend over a report about graffiti insulting Vladimir Putin, its chief editor said, under a new ban ...

Governor will remove NM’s ban on abortions  Albuquerque JournalOur current state law makes criminals out of health care providers. In New Mexico, according to statute established half a century ago, it is a felony to perform an ...

If you're an Indiana voter, you may have been purged... and this website will help you find out  SalonIf you're an Indiana voter, you may have been removed from the voting rolls of your state and don't even know it. In order to find out whether you were stripped of ...

Apple and Google Urged to Dump Saudi App That Lets Men Track Women  The New York TimesBEIRUT, Lebanon — A Saudi mobile application that lets men track and restrict the movements of women in the kingdom has come under increased scrutiny this ...

Ex-Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to abusing minors is hit with lawsuit alleging he molested two brothers  Los Angeles TimesA former Catholic priest who was convicted of sexually abusing minors is the subject of a lawsuit filed by two brothers who say he molested them in the early ...

Law says Mnuchin must turn over Trump's taxes or face 5 years in prison  SalonHe has no legal choice but to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress.

We Deserve Protection From Sexually Violent Predators Such as Joshua Cooley, Says Letter to the Editor  Redheaded BlackbeltFrom: The Eldridge Family. Alderpoint Rd Garberville, CA 95542. To: District Attorney's Office 825 5th St Eureka, CA 95501 districtattorney@co.humboldt.ca.us

University of Alabama spurns $21.5 million and removes donor’s name from law school  WGNO New OrleansThe University of Alabama returned $21.5 million Friday to a donor who urged students to boycott over the state's recently passed abortion ban.

Tom Steyer: Until Trump Is Impeached And Removed From Office, "The Country Is At Risk"  RealClearPoliticsTuesday night on CNN, billionaire hedge fund manager and Democratic donor Tom Steyer said impeachment should be a top priority because "the country is at ...

Lawsuit: California breaks the law by not updating sex offender website  OCRegisterSACRAMENTO – California is breaking the law by failing to include updates about sex offenders on its Megan's Law website, leading some offenders to be ...

Volusia County school board discusses removal of superintendent  WFTV OrlandoVolusia County School Board members voted to move down a path to remove Superintendent Tom Russell at a meeting Tuesday night.

Soulja Boy vows to remove Gucci face tattoo amidst Blackface scandal  TheGrioOne of Gucci's most loyal customers, Soulja Boy, surprised fans this week by announcing he was distancing himself from the brand.

Facebook Has Removed More Than 800 U.S. Accounts Spreading Fake News  TIME(Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts that were coordinating the spread of misinformation and spam in the U.S. — and ...

Report: Tyreek Hill's son removed from custody of parents while inquiries continue  Chiefs WireIt's been over a month since it was reported that police and the Kansas Department for Children and Families were investigating allegations of child abuse, ...

How a registered sex offender wound up living in an Airbnb hosting unsuspecting guests  Houston Chronicle It turns out that not all registered sex offenders are visible in the public database and one Airbnb host took advantage of that.

Jenkins Township man sentenced for assaulting Uber driver, must register under Megan’s Law for 15 years  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderWILKES-BARRE — A Jenkins Township man who admitted he repeatedly kissed and fondled a female Uber driver will spend at least a month in jail and must ...

Philadelphia, St. Louis police departments remove cops from the street after investigation into racist social media posts  TheGrioAfter St. Louis and Philadelphia launched a sweeping investigation into racist, violent and anti-Muslim Facebook posts by officers, a number of cops have been ...