Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPRA criminal conviction can present obstacles to everything from jobs to housing. Since 2017, more than 20 states have expanded or added laws that help people ...

Arkansas bill would automatically seal some criminal records  KAITAn Arkansas lawmaker is proposing that some non-violent offenders be allowed to have their criminal records automatically sealed, a move backed by a ...

Gary Martin, accused of killing five people, has criminal record in Mississippi  WJTVAn Illinois suspect-- accused of killing five people at a business-- has a criminal record in Mississippi.

Free Online Criminal Records, Inmate Lookup & Arrest Record Search Announced by Arrests.us  PRNewswireMARION, Ind., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrests.us was proud to announce today that they have released a personal do-it-yourself online free criminal ...

Our View: Job application too soon to ask about criminal record  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelFormer inmates should get a chance to show their job qualifications first.

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester ReporterLast year's reform law expanded process Massachusetts residents with a history of criminal activity or court appearances are increasingly seeking to seal or, ...

Flying a drone over a prison could get you a criminal record of your own  Columbia MissourianA lawmaker said state officials have told him that there were about a dozen cases of drones being flown over prisons in 2016.

Redeemable? SNC-Lavalin's Criminal Record  TheTyee.ca“The misuse of public procurement processes in the construction industry, the manipulation of the rules governing the financing of political parties and the ...

De Castroverde Law Group launches service to help clients seal criminal records  Nevada Business MagazineLAS VEGAS –De Castroverde Law Group, one of Las Vegas' most well-respected law firms specializing in criminal, personal injury, and immigration law, has ...

City Council passes renter criminal background ordinance  Idaho StatesmanThe Detroit City Council has passed a policy preventing renters from being asked about criminal backgrounds until landlords have determined they qualify under ...

Drug dealer used customer's ID card for 30 years, finally caught after stealing benefits  USA TODAYColorado corrections officials know James Thompson under at least 14 aliases and at least three birthdates. He used a false name for 30 years.

Can You Refinance Student Loans With a Criminal Record?  Student Loan HeroRefinancing student loans with a criminal record is possible, though difficult. If you have some regrets in your past and are now dealing with student debt, check ...

Aurora mass shooter in his own words: 'I acted out of rage and fear' in beating of ex-girlfriend with baseball bat  Chicago TribuneA day after Illinois State Police inquired about Gary Martin's criminal history in 2014, two court clerks in Mississippi discussed whether to send authorities a ...

Update: Napa Sheriff's Office says motorist who died after shooting at deputy had criminal record  Napa Valley RegisterThe Napa County Sheriff's Office published dramatic body camera footage Wednesday that shows part of a deputy's fatal confrontation with a driver who shot at ...

1100 Lancaster County lawbreakers avoid jail or a criminal record each year. Here's why.  LancasterOnlineBob Shonsky's first arrest for drunken driving was followed by a second and a third. Then Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright stepped in. Instead of locking ...

Man accused of killing Hooksett couple has criminal record  WMUR ManchesterCourt documents show that a man believed to have killed a Hooksett couple before stealing their car and eventually killing himself had a long criminal history.

Arkansas Senator addresses licensing barriers facing people with a criminal record  KAITArkansas Senator John Cooper seeks to reform occupational licensing.

Bill To Expand Criminal Expungement Advances In Ky. Legislature  89.3 WFPL News LouisvilleMore Kentuckians with low-level felony convictions would be able to clear their criminal records after a waiting period under a bill that passed out of a state ...

Mayoral candidate Jerry 'Freeman' Wilson is challenged over his nickname and criminal record  nwitimes.comCROWN POINT — A Gary mayoral candidate faces ejection from the spring ballot over allegations he is a convicted felon who has adopted a bogus nickname to ...

For Those with Criminal Records, New Year Can Bring Clean Slate  bctv.orgHARRISBURG, Pa. – Many Pennsylvanians with old criminal records are now eligible to have those records sealed. The first phase of the state's Clean Slate Act ...

Mother Accused Of Putting Toddler's Body In Acid Has Extensive Criminal Record  Fox News South TexasMonica Dominguez mother of Rebecka Zavala, the two-year-old whose body was found inside a container of acid, has a long criminal record.

Sex offender gets criminal record cleared so he can work in care home  Stuff.co.nzA former teacher convicted of sex crimes against a 12-year-old boy over 30 years ago has won the right to have his criminal record cleared, in a ...

Reforming Criminal Justice by Cleaning Criminal Records  Shepherd ExpressThe Wisconsin State Legislature may finally inject some common sense and compassion into our criminal justice system through good ol' record-scrubbing ...

New York's Westchester County to Implement Ban-the-Box Law Limiting Criminal Background Inquiries  LexologyEffective March 4, 2019, private employers in New York's Westchester County will be restricted from inquiring about a job applicant's criminal…

US actor Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of lying to police  Aljazeera.comThe 'Empire' actor is charged with lying to police after claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Illinois rescinded 10,000 gun licenses last year. More than 75 percent of holders ignored the notice.  Chicago TribuneIllinois State Police rescinded more than 10,000 gun licenses last year — and more than 75 percent of the revocation recipients ignored it, according to newly ...

Native American activist Nathan Phillips has violent criminal record and escaped from jail as teenager  Washington ExaminerNathan Phillips, the Native American activist who accused Covington Catholic High School students of blocking him during a confrontation, has a criminal ...

Who Is The Only Member Of The Royal Family With A Criminal Record?  The Inquisitr NewsLike any family, the British royals have their fair share of skeletons in the closet. Prince Andrew's friendship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and King ...

Revealed: the only member of the royal family to have a criminal record  HELLO! MagazineThey are seen as role models and pillars of society, but there have been times when members of the royal family have found themselves on the wrong side of ...

Automatic Sealing? Expungement? As They Legalize Marijuana, New York Lawmakers Negotiate Clearing Criminal Records  Gotham GazetteMayor de Blasio discusses marijuana policy (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office). New York seems poised to enact the country's first automatic ...

How you can get hired if you have a criminal record  KTRK-TVAre you looking for a job, but have concerns about your background? These companies are looking for you.

Automated background checks are deciding who’s fit for a home  The VergeAutomation has turned criminal background checks into pass-fail mechanisms, but advocates say simple algorithms can't capture the complexity of records.

Woman arrested by HPD officer Gerald Goines gets case dismissed amid his investigation  KTRK-TVCourtney Jacobs jailed after officer Gerald Goines arrested her in an undercover narcotics operation for a drug she says she did not have.

Tulsa Most Wanted Accused Of Lewd Molestation  News On 6Records show David Tapp has a lengthy criminal record - and is now charged with lewd molestation.

Somali-born U.S. citizen arrested in Minneapolis, charged with taking journalist captive  Star TribuneA U.S. citizen is jailed in central Minnesota and charged with participating in the kidnapping of a freelance journalist in Somalia, where he was held for nearly ...

Life With a Criminal Record: How to Move Forward After a Criminal Charge  Thrive GlobalBeing arresting or facing criminal charges is scary for anyone, regardless if you are innocent or not. But the effects that come afterward are even more damaging.

Man arrested in second downtown Cleveland rape  WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandCLEVELAND –- A Cleveland man has been arrested for an October rape behind a popular Gateway District bar. His arrest came one day after a woman ...

Illegal day care operator faces record $440000 fine  Buffalo NewsA Wyoming County woman hid children in the attic of her illegal day care when investigators knocked at her door, according to a state agency that licenses day ...

PC(USA) support helps people with criminal records find work in Michigan  The Presbyterian Outlook(PNS) — Across the United States, one of the major struggles for people with criminal convictions is finding work. For many employers, having a criminal record ...

Proposed bill provides offenders second chance to clear criminal records  The Daily CardinalLegislators proposed a new bill to support non-violent offenders' ability to re-enter the workforce after fulfilling their sentences by extending criminal record ...

Student doctor spared criminal record for hitting cyclist  The Irish TimesLana Alghabra says sun in her eyes when she knocked down woman, who then cycled off.

Man with history of exposing convictions accused of lewd act while watching girl at St. Paul bookstore  St. Paul Pioneer PressA 71-year-old man who has repeatedly been convicted of exposing himself is charged again, this time accused of committing a lewd act as he watched a girl at a ...

NH cold case solved after 5 decades | News, Sports, Jobs  Nashua TelegraphCONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire's Cold Case Unit said Wednesday it has solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop ...

4 new felony charges for east Alabama teacher accused of sex with teen girl  AL.comNearly a half-dozen new charges have been filed against a Randolph County High School math teacher accused of being sexually involved with a teen student.

Being a Self-Righteous Pain is Not a Crime  Bearing DriftMichelle Renay Sutherland, a New Yorker who traveled to Richmond to demonstrate in support of Virginia's passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, is an ...

Summerfield man with massive criminal record behind bars after traffic stop  Villages-NewsA Summerfield man with an extensive criminal history was arrested early Tuesday morning after being stopped on Hwy. 475. A Marion County sheriff's deputy ...

Immigrant recruits face more scrutiny than white supremacists when they enlist. Here’s why.  Washington PostCoast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson's charges underscore a military vetting procedure that scrutinizes immigrants more than potential white supremacists.

Threat allegations keep Coast Guard officer jailed  Fox NewsA Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words ...

Report: Person of interest in Highland Co. homicide arrested in Dayton  WHIODeputies searched near Waynesville and Corwin in Warren County for a person of interest wanted from Highland County, investigators confirm.

Report: Native American activist Nathan Phillips has a criminal record, including assault and escape from prison  Yahoo NewsNew reporting reveals that Native American activist Nathan Phillips has a criminal record, including assault and escape from prison. Philips became the focal ...

Ambrose kidnapping suspect has RI criminal record  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsIn July 2018, Victor Pena, 38, was arrested at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, accused of cheating and obtaining money under false pretenses.

CT pot legalization could include expungement of criminal records  The CT MirrorSenate Democrats unveiled a slew of proposals Wednesday that would not only legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use, but also expunge ...

Simotas to Introduce Legislation to Improve “Raise the Age” Criminal Record Sealing Law  Astoria PostFeb. 1, 2019 Staff Report Assemblymember Aravella Simotas announced yesterday that she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record.

Fatal Haverstraw crash: What we know, what we don't know  The Journal News | LoHud.comA 32-year-old mom was killed when a man drove his car into a family of eight after reportedly getting into an argument over smoking in Garnerville.

Judge clears criminal record of Mitch Whitehurst, ex-teacher accused of decades of abuse  OregonLiveWhitehurst was the subject of a 2017 Oregonian/OregonLive investigation. He pleaded guilty to the harassment of a colleague in 2014.

Cunningham, Clyburn push to close ‘Charleston loophole’ at Emanuel AME church  WMBFCHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Rep. Joe Cunningham and Rep. Jim Clyburn held a press conference inside Emanuel AME church to voice support for their bill to ...

Simotas to introduce legislation to improve 'Raise the Age' criminal record sealing law  TimesLedgerState Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record sealing law enacted last year as part of ...

Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of faking attack  CBS News"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is in custody to face charges of making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago late last month ...

US Virgin Islands Limits use of Criminal Records in Hiring  The National Law ReviewAct No. 8134 limits employers from asking certain questions/information of applicants seeking criminal records from potential employees in hiring/promotion.

Protecting young athletes from abusive coaches – let's get it right  The Conversation - CanadaThe federal government has announced new initiatives aimed at keeping young athletes safe from abuse and harassment. The announcement by Minister of ...

NH's Cold Case Unit Solved Its Oldest Crime, a 52-Year-Old Murder of an Auto Repair Man  NH1 NewsNew Hampshire's Cold Case Unit said Wednesday it has solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and said the man ...

Girl's death haunted community, police arrested man in Colorado 45 years later  The Denver ChannelInvestigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a ...

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry commits to Cure Violence, a non-policing approach to violent crime  The Florida Times-UnionJacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry committed Thursday to deploying a new anti-violence program that relies on community members to intervene and stop ...

Probable Cause Lacking for Arrest Based on General Description  Metropolitan News-EnterpriseMemorandum Opinion Affirms Denial of Summary Judgment to El Monte Detective Who Apprehended Man Based on Being a Light-Skinned Bald Man—as ...

Pair arrested, suspected drugs seized following early morning raids of Elyria houses  Chronicle TelegramChristopher Howse, left, and Joshua Novak, right, were arrested Thursday morning following simultaneous raids on two Elyria homes. PHOTOS PROVIDED. .

21 Savage's lawyers say ICE 'provided incorrect information' about his criminal record and that he's being detained 'for no legal reason'  Manhattan MercuryLawyers for 21 Savage slammed ICE for its treatment of the rapper, saying the agency “provided incorrect information” to the public about his criminal record and ...

Va. Plot Thickens: Northam Picked Mayor With Criminal Record for State Board, GOPer in Line of Succession  The New AmericanThe Democratic leadership in Virginia is in such turmoil at the top that the commonwealth's constitutional line of succession would put the Republican speaker of ...

Torrington stabbing suspect with long criminal record arrested  Waterbury Republican AmericanTORRINGTON – A Torrington man accused of stabbing another man twice in the stomach during an argument late Saturday night was arrested, according to ...

Trafficking victim first in Jacksonville to clear her criminal record  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXXA Jacksonville woman who is a human trafficking victim recently became the first in Duval County to have her criminal record expunged under a new Florida law.

Study: 1 of 5 booked into jail are homeless, mostly for nonviolent crimes  MyNorthwest.comOf the 16927 people booked into jail in 2018, 3211 of them were homeless, placing the number of homeless arrested at approximately one out of five.

Point of View: Oklahomans ill served by excessive occupational licensing requirements  NewsOK.comPope St. John Paul II stated in his 1981 encyclical "Laborem Exercens" that “work is a key, probably the essential key, to the whole social question.” One of the ...

One vote cost this councilman his job. Now he has a criminal record.  NJ.comRoseland Councilman Richard Leonard has resigned after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit misconduct.

What the Democrats should do about gun background checks  Washington TimesLike all deceits, the Democrat's narrative about gun background checks is crumbling under inspection — thankfully, it is also exposing what must be done.

Eustis man with hefty criminal record popped with backpack full of drugs  Villages-NewsA Eustis man who fled from Lake County sheriff's deputies was arrested early Wednesday morning and faces a litany of drug and traffic-related charges. Sheriff's ...

UK Supreme Court rejects government's appeals in disclosure of criminal records case  JURISTThe UK Supreme Court on Thursday disposed of appeals from the government against several respondents who said that they were harmed by the disclosure of ...

Former Uber driver blames 2016 rampage on 'devil' app that 'literally took over mind and body' in never-before-seen interrogation tapes  550 KTSAKalamazoo County Sheriff's Department(NEW YORK) — In never-before-seen interrogation tapes, Jason Dalton, the former Uber driver who pleaded guilty to a ...

All taxi and minicab drivers could need enhanced criminal record checks under Government plans  Evening StandardAll taxi and minicab drivers could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks under Government plans to protect vulnerable passengers. The Department for ...

SCHOW: Nathan Phillips' Criminal Record Is Irrelevant To The Current Situation  The Daily WireWe've seen the left-wing media look for anything it can to prove the Covington Catholic kids really were bad, even after video evidence largely absolved them of ...

Inslee pardons pot convictions of 13 Washington residents. Now lawmakers may clear criminal records for 200,000 more.  The Seattle TimesLegislation that would allow erasure of more than 226000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions is being considered by state lawmakers.

Ware man with criminal record charged with pistol whipping friend, shooting black powder pistol inside home  MassLive.comWARE -- A Dale Street man arrested early Wednesday morning allegedly pistol whipped a 60-year-old friend and fired a black powder pistol inside a home.

James Neal, Linda O'Keefe Suspect: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.comJames Neal, of Monument, Colorado, has been charged in the 1973 cold case murder of Linda O'Keefe 45 years after the 11-year-old was killed in Newport ...

North Carolina Orders New Election in Disputed U.S. House Race  SlateThe 2018 midterms aren't over yet. On Thursday afternoon, North Carolina officials ordered a new election in the state's disputed 9th Congressional District.

Jacinda Ardern tells Scott Morrison Australia's deportation policy 'corrosive'  The GuardianNew Zealand takes a dim view of deporting people who moved to Australia as children, Ardern says.

B.C. cop who assaulted homeless man may avoid criminal record  Barriere Star JournalKamloops RCMP Const. Todd Henderson was charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

Car insurance ALERT - One in 10 parents risk a criminal record for 'fronting' in Britain  ExpressAround one in 10 parents of young drivers are risking a trip to court and a criminal record for 'fronting' their child's car insurance policy, reveals new research.

Criminal-record bill moves to Senate  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteThe House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would speed the time it takes for courts to grant a request to seal a criminal record.

ICE detains Ecuadorean bankers convicted of multimillion-dollar bank embezzlement  Miami HeraldFormer Ecuadorean bankers William and Roberto Isaías, two brothers who fled to Miami after being charged with embezzling millions from one of Ecuador's ...

Immigration news: hundreds of families are still being separated at the border  Vox.comNew government statistics show 250 parents have been separated from children since a June court order. Separation of siblings and other relatives could ...

New York City Deportations Soar Under Trump Immigrant Crackdown  NewsmaxDeportations of New York City's undocumented immigrants have soared, especially among individuals with no criminal record, since the beginning of President ...

Man accused of identity theft has lengthy criminal record  North Delta ReporterThe man arrested by Ridge Meadows RCMP in an identity theft case, announced on Thursday, has a lengthy criminal record that includes having shot at police.

History Has Its Eye On Us: Clinicians Should Rally Behind 'This Is Our Lane'  Health AffairsThis Is Our Lane is not a moment; it's a movement. What began as a Twitter hashtag in response to the National Rifle Association's (NRA) attempt to bully ...

Job fair Thursday to help workers with nonviolent criminal records  The Decatur DailyA job fair to help people with a light work history and some type of nonviolent criminal record is planned Thursday in Decatur.

Dale G. Massad: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.comA Florida mayor, Dale Massad, about to be arrested by sheriff's deputies and state agents in the pre-dawn hours Thursday, opened fire on SWAT officers outside ...

Prosecutors File A Record Number Of Felonies Even As Colorado's Crime Remains Flat  Colorado Public RadioDistrict attorneys and other law enforcement officials see a spike in addiction across the state as a major source of the problem.

St Kitts-Nevis joins 'ganja train' Gov't accepts recommendations on use of marijuana in federation  Jamaica ObserverBASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – The St Kitts-Nevis Government says it will consider and consult further on creating the framework for the use of marijuana for ...

Rob Kardashian Plans To Use Blac Chyna’s Boyfriend’s Shocking Criminal Record To Get Full Custody Of Dream  The Inquisitr NewsThis week, news broke that Blac Chyna's newest boyfriend has a shocking criminal past that includes an incident where he punched his ex-girlfriend in the ...

Jussie Smollett and the larger controversy around “believe survivors”  Vox.comSince the #MeToo movement gained widespread public attention in 2017, the call to “believe women” has become a core part of the fight against sexual ...

It’s not so hard for an immigrant to become a U.S. citizen. Here’s what you have to do  Miami HeraldA guide for immigrants with U.S. green cards who want to apply for citizenship through naturalization. Here are the steps required by USCIS to become an ...

Abrahams Proposes Legislation to Require Criminal Background Checks for Certain Hotel and Motel Employees  LongIsland.comCompliance with the new legislation would be enforced by Nassau County's Department of Consumer Affairs.

Criminal Background Checks for Valentine's Day on GreenSingles.com  PR WebGreenSingles.com, online dating site for environmentally conscious singles is offering its members background checks just in time for Valentine's Day. This is not ...