Middle-class drug users could lose UK passports under Boris Johnson’s plans

Campaigners say government going backwards by targeting ‘lifestyle’ users of class A drugs with tough criminal sanctions Middle-class drug users are to be targeted as part of a 10-year strategy to be announced by Boris Johnson’s government with a heavy focus on war-on-drugs-era punishment. So-called “lifestyle” users of class A drugs face losing their passports or drivingContinue reading “Middle-class drug users could lose UK passports under Boris Johnson’s plans”

School bullies to face jail under law approved by French MPs

Draft legislation also proposes maximum fine of €150,000 in most serious cases The French parliament has voted to make school bullying a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison, as MPs said society needed a wake-up call on the seriousness of children targeting their peers. The proposed law was supported by EmmanuelContinue reading “School bullies to face jail under law approved by French MPs”

Longtime sheriff’s deputy arrested on suspicion of ‘continuous sexual abuse’ of child

A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of “continuous sexual abuse of a child,” the second accusation of sexual crimes related to children to be leveled against someone in the department’s ranks since June. Detectives from the sheriff’s Specialized Investigation Division arrested 50-year-old Jeremie Russell Cox, a deputy in the countyContinue reading “Longtime sheriff’s deputy arrested on suspicion of ‘continuous sexual abuse’ of child”

Rep. Scott Perry Claims Jailed Jan. 6 Rioters Being Treated like ‘Terrorists at Gitmo’

The Pennsylvania Republican congressman falsely claimed that protestors have “been left in jail to rot for months and months without charges.” Pennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry suggested that the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6 are being treated like terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, pushing the false narrative that the right-wing rioters areContinue reading “Rep. Scott Perry Claims Jailed Jan. 6 Rioters Being Treated like ‘Terrorists at Gitmo’”

Taliban accused of torturing journalists for covering protests

Reports show the armed group being violent and intimidating journalists, despite their free-press pledge. Taliban fighters have been accused of beating and detaining journalists for covering protests in the Afghan capital Kabul, raising questions over the group’s promises on media freedom. Two reporters for the Etilaatroz newspaper – Taqi Daryabi and Nematullah Naqdi – wereContinue reading “Taliban accused of torturing journalists for covering protests”

Ex-Prosecutor Charged In Ahmaud Arbery Case Booked At Jail

Former Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jackie Johnson turned herself into county jail. She was later released without having to pay a cash bond. The former prosecutor charged with misconduct for her handling of the Ahmaud Arbery case was booked at a Georgia jail on Wednesday and released. Former Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney JackieContinue reading “Ex-Prosecutor Charged In Ahmaud Arbery Case Booked At Jail”

‘Not Going to Do This Anymore’: Fed-Up Prosecutor Is Done With BS Traffic Stops

John Choi, the Minnesota prosecutor who charged the cop who killed Philando Castile, is already earning enemies for his groundbreaking new policy. John Choi said he will never forget July 6, 2016—the day 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police Department officer during a simple traffic stop over a broken taillight. WhenContinue reading “‘Not Going to Do This Anymore’: Fed-Up Prosecutor Is Done With BS Traffic Stops”

Inmates Weren’t Told They Were Given An Anti-Parasite Drug Instead Of COVID-19 Meds

Several inmates at a northwest Arkansas jail said they weren’t told a medication they were given to treat COVID-19 was actually an anti-parasite drug that federal health officials have warned should not be used to treat the coronavirus. Three inmates at the Washington County jail told The Associated Press they didn’t know they were beingContinue reading “Inmates Weren’t Told They Were Given An Anti-Parasite Drug Instead Of COVID-19 Meds”

Ex-Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe found guilty on all public corruption charges

Former Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe, 63, has been found guilty on all charges in his public corruption case. The jury’s decision on Tuesday came after five hours of deliberation and a three-week trial. They started deliberations on Monday afternoon. McCabe walked out of the federal courthouse no longer on his own power and no longer aContinue reading “Ex-Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe found guilty on all public corruption charges”

Illinois Is The 1st State To Tell Police They Can’t Lie To Minors In Interrogations

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a new bill into law Thursday barring police from lying to underage kids during interrogations. Commonly used interrogation tactics, such as promising leniency or insinuating that incriminating evidence exists, are banned when questioning suspects younger than 18 under the new law, which goes into effect Jan. 1. According to the Innocence Project, anContinue reading “Illinois Is The 1st State To Tell Police They Can’t Lie To Minors In Interrogations”

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