Philadelphia primary election 2019: Results and scenes from the day  Philly.comMayor Jim Kenney cruised to reelection over his primary rivals, while the 3rd District race for City Council and row offices featured upsets.

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.

LAW DAY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ANNOUNCED  Ledger IndependentThe Mason-Bracken County Bar Association awarded its 19th Annual Law Day Scholarship to Stephen Cordle, of the Augusta Independent High School on May ...

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 ...

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 ...

When Your Amazon Purchase Explodes  The AtlanticShoddily made lithium-ion batteries can cause serious injury and even death. How do they keep ending up in consumers' hands?

Busy Tonight Ended Just as Its Host Was Finding Her Voice  The AtlanticAs soon as E! canceled her late-night talk show, Busy Tonight, the host and actor Busy Philipps addressed the news—where else?—on Instagram. It's where she ...

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 ...

He admitted to one huge mistake. But he didn’t want to be branded a sex offender for life  Fresno BeeDeandre JeanPierre, a former TimeOut mascot at Fresno State, will have to register as a sex offender for life after being convicted of groping. However, two ...

Fidler wins Mercy Award at FCH  Ledger IndependentFLEMINGSBURG — Fleming County Hospital recently announced that Joyce Fidler has been recognized as the hospital's 2019 Mercy Award winner.

Wrestling icon Ric Flair, 70, 'hospitalized after very serious medical emergency'  Daily MailWrestling icon Ric Flair has been hospitalized in Atlanta with a medical emergency. The 70-year-old was taken to the emergency room because of an ...

Living with a label - News  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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Thousands of Pennsylvania sex offenders no longer have to register. Should lawmakers put them back on a list f  Philly.comOn Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee, a key gatekeeper, unanimously advanced legislation to replace an invalidated law that would require offenders to ...

Is free expression online being threatened?  Big ThinkU.S. laws regulating online speech offer broad protections for internet intermediaries, yet companies typically follow a “better safe than sorry” approach to protect ...

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 ...

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, ...

18000 sex offenders could soon be removed from Pa.'s registry  WPXI PittsburghParents and others who rely on the Pennsylvania sex offender registry to keep tabs on their community and ensure their children's safety may soon find ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Fish On: Nevada Department of Wildlife partners with Western Native Trout Challenge  Carson NowDeep in the West, under a secret rock, in a cool stream, lies a prize worth finding. Anglers of all levels are invited to participate in the Western Native Trout ...

Pa. Supreme Court ruling raises questions about Pennsylvania's sex offender registry  WTAE PittsburghChanges are coming to Pennsylvania's sex offender registry as a result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision issued this week, but experts say it's unclear ...

FACT CHECK: Were 'Child Sex Dolls' Briefly Offered via Amazon?  Snopes.comThe online retailing giant Amazon.com came under scrutiny in March 2019 when reports emerged that their product listings had included “child sex dolls for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Ric Flair not ‘brain dead’: Rumors swirl after hospitalization  Monsters and CriticsRic Flair was hospitalized this week for a serious procedure but sites falsely began reporting that the WWE legend was brain dead.

Santa Clarita Megan's Law Sex Offender Map 2018 KHTS Update  KHTS Radio106 new offenders have been added to the KHTS Santa Clarita sex offender database and map, a community *service* the station.

'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.

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 ...

Legislature passes bill addressing legal concerns about Pa. sex offender registration law  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteA bill meant to bring Pennsylvania's unconstitutional sex offender registration rules into compliance with state and federal law unanimously passed the state ...

Registered sex offender arrested, accused of exposing himself in Orcutt Albertsons parking lot  KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsA registered sex offender has been arrested after a woman told police she saw him exposing himself in a marked work truck at a grocery store parking lot.

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

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 ...

Alex Jones and Infowars Content Is Removed From Apple, Facebook and YouTube  The New York TimesTop technology companies erased most of the posts and videos on their services from Alex Jones, the internet's notorious conspiracy theorist, thrusting ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Peter Dutton wants a national child sex offenders registry. But do they actually work?  ABC NewsHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has flagged plans to introduce a national public register for child sex offenders, but do they actually work in reducing sexual ...

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 ...

ISIS Cases Raise a Question: What Does It Mean to Be Stateless?  SBS NewsSome 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.

Facing 'Drive-By' or 'Surf-By' ADA Website Lawsuits | Texas Lawyer  Law.comThe recent passing of former President George H. W. Bush was an opportunity for Texans to look back on his career of public *service* with pride. One…

Oak Park Sex Offender Arrested for Assault, Kidnapping of 3-Year-Old  NBC 7 San DiegoA registered sex offender was injured by the father of a 3-year-old girl after police say the girl was kidnapped from her bedroom through an open window.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Impeach Donald Trump  The AtlanticStarting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it ...

Block party advertised at sex offender's home  10NewsSAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A sign advertising a block party at the home of a registered sex offender is causing concern in Rancho Bernardo. “We would like to invite ...

NJ's Catholic dioceses release names of 188 priests accused of sexual abuse  NorthJersey.comNew Jersey's Roman Catholic dioceses on Wednesday released the names of 188 priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing ...

Google employees demand removal of conservative member from AI council  Fox BusinessIn an open letter published on Monday, Google employees criticized the appointment of Kay Cole James to its advanced technology external advisory council.

Pennsylvania Wanted to Harshen the Rules for Sex Offenders With Closed Cases. The Courts Said No.  GoverningIt's a fancy legal term for a law that seeks to punish someone after the fact. It is a big no-no, banned by the U.S. and Pennsylvania constitutions.

U.S. passports to identify child sex offenders  Chicago TribuneAmerica's registered child sex offenders will now have to use passports identifying them for their past crimes when traveling overseas.

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 ...

Group sues sex offender over online comments  NewsdayThe Suffolk nonprofit hired by the county to monitor registered sex offenders has sued a Cincinnati registered sex offender, accusing him of defaming the group ...

Farm Bill: States Weigh In on CBD and Hemp in Marijuana Laws  The National Law ReviewStates clarify perspective on CBD under state law, and some indicate no distinction between hemp-related products and recreational marijuana use.

Les Moonves’ Name Removed From Alma Mater Bucknell’s Website  TheWrapLes Moonves' alma mater Bucknell University has removed references to the CBS chief from its website amid sexual misconduct accusations.

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

How To Get Your Firm Listed On Chambers Law Firm Rankings  The National Law ReviewChambers & Partners is one of the legal industry's most prestigious rankings — and also the most notoriously difficult to crack. On the Law Firm Marketing ...

Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner ordered to register as sex offender  Star TribuneFormer Rep. Anthony Weiner was ordered Friday to register as a sex offender as he nears the end of a 21-month prison sentence for having illicit online contact ...

Lamont removing Kruger and others to reshape UConn board  The CT MirrorGov. Ned Lamont intends to install “a slate” of new trustees at the University of Connecticut, starting with the replacement of its chairman, Thomas E. Kruger, and ...

Bradford woman wins Megan's Law challenge in Pa. Supreme Court  Bradford EraThe state Supreme Court has released a Bradford woman from the obligations of Megan's Law, ruling that a recent law change could not be applied retroactively ...

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.

2017 Was a Big Year for Scrubbing Science from Government Websites. Here's the List.  Mother JonesMoments after President Donald Trump took the oath of office last January, nearly all references to climate change disappeared from the White House official ...

Opioid epidemic drives thousands of Minn. kids into foster care  Star TribuneThe number of Minnesota children being removed from drug-addicted parents has reached crisis levels, flooding a state child welfare system that was already ...

What the push for legal-until-birth abortion tells us about the abortion debate  The Washington PostMost people don't employ much clear reasoning about abortion. Purists on both sides have clear, consistent positions derived from first principles and are willing ...

Postal task force seeks to remove USPS compensation from collective bargaining  Federal News NetworkThe White House's postal task force calls for rolling back collective bargaining rights for postal unions, and doesn't look to undo the Postal *Service's* obligation to ...

Flexibility of ASU Law's online master's program a perfect fit for on-the-go nuclear consultant  Arizona State UniversityLeo Thompson did not come to ASU Law to become a lawyer. He already had a successful consulting business — Nuclear Solutions, LLC — in the highly ...

TX Police Groups Seek Dallas Prosecutor's Removal  Crime ReportOne of Texas' largest police unions called Wednesday for the removal of Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot, who has announced plans not to ...

Mother’s Boyfriend – a Convicted Child Abuser – Charged in Killing of 9-Year-Old Girl Found in Duffel Bag  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-BarreHACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. - A man identified by the victim's family members as the boyfriend of a woman whose slain 9-year-old daughter was found partially ...

ObamaCare struck down as unconstitutional by federal judge in Texas  Fox BusinessA federal judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act on Friday night, ruling that one of the biggest legislative accomplishments of the Obama ...

Priest accused of rape, defrocked - then got government job helping mentally disabled people  York Daily RecordDavid H. Luck had been a deacon in Annville and a priest in Mechanicsburg before taking a job with the York County government.

As some states reconsider sex-offender registries, an Alabama resident argues the state's for-life requirements are too much  Anniston StarAlabama's sex offender laws are among the most stringent in the nation. Home to more than 11000 registered sex offenders, Alabama is among four states that ...

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.

A plea bargain for Trump? There’s a problem.  The Washington PostDavid M. Dorsen served as assistant chief counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee and as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York.

Trump Administration Deletes Info For Women & LGBTQ People From Gov Website  Refinery29Once again, the Trump administration has removed resources for women and LGBTQ people from the website for the Department of Health and Human ...

Let Roe go  The Washington PostThe extent to which Roe v. Wade has come to dominate American politics can be found in the anguished cries that followed the announcement of Justice ...

Fourth Ripon student has cancer. Parents demand removal of cell tower from school  Sacramento BeeRipon, California, Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower near Weston Elementary after four students were diagnosed with ...

Facebook, Google face widening crackdown over online content  Phys.OrgTech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block ...

The Legal Precedent That Could Protect Jim Acosta’s Credentials  The AtlanticA 1977 court ruling said that administrations cannot bar correspondents from the briefing room without “due process.”

The Key to Cracking Cold Cases Might Be Genealogy Sites  WIREDIn the fall of 1987, a young Canadian couple set off from their hometown of Saanich, British Columbia to run a few errands in Seattle. They never made it there; ...

Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem  The AtlanticThe platform has cast itself as the internet's kindest place. But users argue harassment is rampant, and employees say efforts to stem it aren't funded well or ...

In our opinion: Removing Chick-fil-A from a Texas airport is not the tolerant step America needs right now  Deseret NewsThe San Antonio City Council could have voted to exclude Chick-fil-A from airport building plans for a myriad of reasons — concerns over revenue, lack of ...

CA, FEMA launch cleanup after Camp Fire as Pelosi seeks review  The Modesto BeeCalifornia's cleanup of the Camp Fire, the largest post-disaster project of its kind in state history, is only weeks old. But already, questions and concerns are ...

The movie abortion supporters don’t want you to see  The Washington PostThey gave the movie an “R” rating — which meant the trailer could only run before “R”- rated movies and no one younger than 17 could see it without a parent's ...

Florida's Bay County, Mexico Beach unsafe to return and 'it’s going to be a long time,' FEMA officials say  USA TODAYFederal officials warned Friday that parts of Florida remain unsafe to return after Hurricane Michael's devastation.

The New Zealand Shooting Victims Spanned Generations and Nationalities  The New York TimesFifty people were killed when a gunman stormed two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and opened fire on worshippers. Among the dead were students, ...

Teacher Pay Bills Pass Indiana House, Senate  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCHSoutheastern Indiana State Senator Jeff Raatz's SB 606 has bipartisan support.

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?  GenerocityGenerocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: ...

Official: Former state trooper convicted of sex crimes was left off Megan's Law list because of parole agent's mistake  LancasterOnlineHARRISBURG — The chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole said Tuesday that a former state trooper convicted of sex crimes against ...

Iowa's Megan Gustafson wins Honda award for basketball  Minneapolis Star TribuneMegan Gustafson of Iowa has won the Honda Sports Award as the top woman in college basketball.

10,000 Petitions Call for Removal of UC Davis Professor Behind Anti-Police Comments  KTXL FOX 40 SacramentoDAVIS -- A University of California, Davis professor is under fire for his comments and tweets advocating for the death of police officers recently resurfaced.

Lawmakers call for end to religious exemption on vaccines  The CT MirrorLawmakers, including House Majority Leader Matthew Ritter, took aim Wednesday at the state's religious exemption to vaccines, calling for a vote to repeal the ...

Franco's Exhumation Shows Political Divides in Spain  The AtlanticThe debate over exhuming Francisco Franco reveals a country still divided over his legacy—and what Spain's bloody civil war means today.

Police: Convicted sex offender exposed himself to girls in Bensalem and Abington  The IntelligencerMitchel A. Rosenberg, of Philadelphia, turned himself into police Tuesday to face charges stemming from three alleged incidents involving teenage girls.

FACT CHECK: Did California Governor Jerry Brown Veto a Wildfire Management Bill, Increasing the Risk of Wildfires?  Snopes.comJerry Brown vetoed a wildfire management bill in 2016, contributing to the prevalence and risk of wildfires in the ensuing two years.

R. Kelly Facebook Page Made to Discredit Accusers Gets Removed  XXLMAG.COMA Facebook page that ties itself to R. Kelly has been removed by the social media platform. The page was designed to discredit R. Kelly's accusers.

Wolf campaign: Scott Wagner ducked votes on Megan's Law, domestic abuse for politics  PennLive.comThe GOP hopeful was in NYC hob-nobbing with high-profile Republicans instead.