How do you expunge a criminal record in Massachusetts? This seminar in Worcester will offer information and answers  MassLive.comIf you were caught with a joint before marijuana was legal, or maybe were pulled over with alcohol in the car at age 17, the mark on your record can follow you ...

Worcester DA to hold seminar on how to expunge a criminal record  Worcester TelegramWORCESTER - District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. and the Worcester County Bar Association will hold a free, public seminar on expunging criminal records ...

Tewksbury Man Charged In Connection With Girlfriend’s Death Has Extensive Criminal Record  CBS BostonTEWKSBURY (CBS) – Family members say the woman found dead in a Tewksbury apartment was the victim of domestic violence. Jennifer Kalicki's boyfriend ...

Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money  Los Angeles TimesOne of the bedrock principles of the criminal justice system is that, with limited exceptions, offenders return to society as full members with all rights and ...

At Issue: Justice — A need for criminal record clearance  Traverse City Record EagleOur governor is pledging to clear marijuana-related convictions, but the problem with criminal convictions goes beyond marijuana. Criminal records can make us ...

Suspect in shooting has lengthy criminal record  MonitorEDINBURG — A 37-year-old man with a criminal history that spans two decades in Hidalgo County will face a minimum of 25 years in prison if convicted in a ...

Michigan bills would make more ex-offenders eligible to have criminal records expunged  Detroit Free PressProposed changes to Michigan's expungement process would expand who can get their criminal record wiped clean.

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita EagleA new study launching in Kansas hopes to take a long-term look at how clearing criminal records can help improve the lives of ex-offenders. Over the next year ...

Kendall Chick's caseworker had license revoked  Times RecordState officials say Heather Campbell falsified records about background checks. She says she's a scapegoat in the 4-year-old's murder.

Backgroundchecklookup.com Announces Criminal Records and Arrest…  Virtual-Strategy MagazineLOS ANGELES (PRWEB) September 15, 2019 Backgroundchecklookup.com is proud to announce that they have launched their criminal records and arrest ...

Hospital murder suspect's past marked by addiction, mental illness and crime  ABC6OnYourSide.comA Baltimore, Ohio man charged for murder in a bizarre case last week has a long criminal record in Fairfield County and elsewhere, resulting from a lifelong ...

168 Uber and Lyft drivers have records that should have precluded hiring, KGW reports  OregonLiveThe Plain Dealer. 168 Uber and Lyft drivers in Portland were found to have criminal backgrounds or driving history that should have precluded their hiring.

'It makes no sense': Nurse claims she lost her job after court mix-up over 6-year-old DUI case  WFTV OrlandoA major mistake inside the state attorney's office landed a Central Florida woman back behind bars for a crime she thought had been wiped off her record.

Criminal record expungement program starting in Cobb  MDJOnline.comThe Cobb County district attorney and solicitor general are partnering to help restrict residents' minor criminal records from being accessed by potential ...

Albuquerque convicted felon petitions to have his criminal record removed  KRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man says he's trying to move on from his life as a convicted felon and is hoping a new state law can help.

Men arrested in child solicitation sting appear in court  Aspen TimesA firefighter. An antiques dealer. An accountant. A volunteer. Most of the men accused of soliciting child prostitution in a sting last week have no criminal record.

LA County Campaign Encourages Employing People With Criminal Records  NBC Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles County supervisors and local business leaders announced on Monday The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, which is aimed at encouraging companies ...

Asheville Police Chris Bailey's felony charge could have cost him job, commission rules say  Asheville Citizen-TimesASHEVILLE - A 15-year-old criminal incident could have cost Police Chief Chris Bailey his job shortly after he was hired. That's because of state rules that can ...

La Crosse man, 19, with long criminal record in La Crosse, arrested on gun, drug charges  Madison.comA La Crosse man on probation for a misdemeanor battery that left a woman with two black eyes was arrested again Wednesday after police say he had narcotics ...

The Fight for Automatic Criminal Record Expungement in the Midwest  Cannabis NowThe conversation around expunging the records of petty offenders is now a keystone of any real conversation on reforming marijuana laws. In Michigan, a few ...

Council begins study of discrimination against people with criminal records  The CT MirrorConnecticut residents with criminal records face 559 barriers — all codified in state statute — that can limit their ability to lead successful lives after they've been ...

When Prosecutors Bury Police Lies  The AppealCourt records and interviews with former prosecutors show that internal assessments of police dishonesty are rarely memorialized, potentially violating the rights ...

Killer Jose Muniz writes letter ‘to set the record straight’ before ‘Junior’ murder sentencing  PIX11 New YorkTHE BRONX — Jose Muniz was known as the “machete guy” in the vicious gang killing of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx, but his ...

California bill may fill data gaps in the criminal justice system  EngadgetInconsistent data isn't just a headache in the criminal justice system -- it could make the difference between someone going free or serving time. California m...

The Navajo Nation Opposed His Execution. The U.S. Plans to Do It Anyway.  The Marshall ProjectHow Lezmond Mitchell became the only Native American on federal death row.

West Texas Mass Shooter Had Criminal Record In Small Town Outside Of Waco  CBS Dallas / Fort WorthLORENA, TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — One day following the mass shooting in West Texas, the FBI executed a search warrant at an address connected to Ator ...

More Michigan residents could get criminal records expunged under House bills  MLive.comThousands more Michigan residents would be eligible to have their criminal histories expunged under a bipartisan package of bills.

Ronald Crosby, 19-year-old with long criminal record in La Crosse, arrested on gun, drug charges  La Crosse TribuneA La Crosse man on probation for a misdemeanor battery that left a woman with two black eyes was arrested again Wednesday after police say he had narcotics ...

Bipartisan legislation for criminal record expungement introduced  Midwest CommunicationKALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- State representatives have unveiled bipartisan legislation that will help citizens get crimes dropped from records after a ...

CareSource Reentry Program Pays up to $500 for Removal of Criminal Records  GlobeNewswireThe health insurer's Reentry Program helps returning citizens successfully transition back to society.

Man with extensive criminal record arrested in Carver Ave. shooting investigation  WMCThe U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Kobie Kelly, who was wanted in a shooting investigation in late August. He was taken into ...

Cincinnati City Council considers expunging certain marijuana-related offenses  WKRC TV CincinnatiCINCINNATI (WKRC) - On Monday, Cincinnati City Council considered expunging certain marijuana-related offenses. The proposed ordinance comes after the ...

Fired Passaic NAACP leader had criminal record, lawmaker says Murphy's staff was warned  NorthJersey.comGov. Phil Murphy's administration was warned at "the highest level" by a veteran legislator about hiring Jeffrey Dye, whose anti-Semitic social media posts were ...

No more 'convicts' or 'felons' if San Francisco passes criminal justice language proposal  Los Angeles TimesSan Francisco's Board of Supervisors wants to sanitize language in the criminal justice system. In a proposal to the city and county of San Francisco, words like ...

Texas gunman had a minor criminal record  KRON4The man identified as the shooter in a mass shooting incident Saturday afternoon in Odessa, Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Ector County, had a relatively minor local ...

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records  VICEWant the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Landlords have a lot of power. They can, for example, deny renters' applications for housing for ...

Man with long criminal record and no license arrested after giving officer false name  Ocala NewsA man who gave an Ocala Police officer a fake name was arrested early Tuesday morning after being stopped on NW 10th Street. The officer saw 26-year-old ...

Kenosha County brothers charged in THC vape cartridge operation  WDJTKENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha County brothers accused of running a multi-million drug operation were in court on Monday. The Huffhines ...

Toledo native with a criminal record goes on to find success, earns PhD  WKYC.comVictor Coleman, who grew up in west Toledo, was inspired to change his ways by his children. He went on to earn a PhD.

Michigan's Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Could Put Kids in Jail  GQIn this column, Due Diligence, erstwhile attorney and GQ staff writer Jay Willis untangles the messy intersection of law, politics, and culture.

Pennsylvania County Owes $67 Million After Man Finds Arrest Records on Mugshots.com  The AppealIn 2011, Daryoush Taha's friend alerted him to something shocking: Taha's photograph and personal information on the website Mugshots.com. Taha, then 40 ...

Got priors? Madison County is helping 100 people clear criminal records.  Alton TelegraphWOOD RIVER — Madison County and Land of Lincoln Legal Aid are joining forces next month to host Madison County Ready to Work Expungement Day.

Stephen Garrett sentenced to nine years in the Department of Corrections  Canon City Daily RecordA man who was found guilty of shooting a law enforcement officer in 1996, made multiple threats to officers in the past and has been involved in standoffs was ...

Examining the criminal record of the man accused of killing Illinois state trooper  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisST. LOUIS - The man accused of shooting and killing an Illinois state trooper has a criminal history punctuated by drug charges, obstruction of justice, and being ...

St. Matthews man guilty, but not of Orangeburg County murder  The Times and DemocratAn Orangeburg County jury convicted a St. Matthews man of several crimes on Wednesday, but found him not guilty of murder.

‘They’re just looking for the American dream,’ says Pennsylvania woman whose immigrant husband was among thous  Allentown Morning CallUnder the Trump administration, immigration enforcement has cast a wider net in Pennsylvania and elsewhere to prosecute undocumented immigrants for ...

Accounts differ of criminal incident in Asheville Police Chief Bailey's past  Asheville Citizen-TimesThose involved in a 2004 incident with Chris Bailey offer their story, while Debra Campbell responds to concerns of domestic violence experts.

Democrats Press Trump to Back House Bill on Background Checks  The Wall Street JournalDemocratic leaders urged President Trump to support a House-passed background check bill, as lawmakers wait to see what measures the White House will ...

Dale Ball and Russell Hunt, vying for same supervisor seat, also both have criminal pasts  Redding Record Searchlight(Photo: Mike Johnson). Two candidates for the same Shasta County supervisor seat also have criminal backgrounds and ties to a recent murder investigation, ...

Would-be pot entrepreneur defends criminal record to Rankin Village Board  Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteRANKIN — A man considering opening a cannabis business in Rankin wanted to spend more time than he did telling the village board about his plans for the ...

Tewksbury man charged in connection with girlfriend’s death  Boston HeraldTEWKSBURY — A Tewksbury man was ordered held without bail Monday in connection with the death of his girlfriend, according to the Middlesex District ...

Teen suspect wanted after Rock Hill teen on porch killed in Lancaster shooting  The StateA Rock Hill teen was killed in a shooting in Lancaster County, South Carolina. The victim was identified by the coroner as Jaquavious Neely, 19. Police are ...

Arrest made after woman found dead in Tewksbury  WCVB BostonA person is under arrest after a woman was found dead in Tewksbury.

Post-Council, Judge Shaw Presides Over Second-Chance Youth Drug Court  Rivard ReportFormer Councilman Judge William "Cruz" Chaw presides over a pre-adjudication drug court that gives first-time drug offenders a chance to clear their records.

Canadian federal government pardons previous cannabis convictions  Health EuropaAfter a month of accepting pardon applications the Canadian federal government has approved 44 out of the 71 applicants of their cannabis convictions.

Teens Derrick Matthews, Eugene Genius Sentenced To 30 Years In Connection With Amy Caprio Case  CBS BaltimoreTOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Two of the three teens convicted of burglary in connection with the death of Baltimore County Officer Amy Caprio were sentenced ...

Report: Kendall Chick's caseworker loses license  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZPORTLAND, Maine — The caseworker who placed four-year-old Kendall Chick in the custody of her grandfather and the woman later convicted of her murder ...

Those wrongly accused of violent crimes in Alabama remain haunted by dropped charges  AL.comAlthough DNA evidence cleared a young Alabama man in a brutal rape, robbery and assault case, the charges will follow him for the rest of his life. Now 21 ...

Teacher accused of threatening Vice President Pence  WCNC.comThe nature of the alleged threat was not clear, but NBC Charlotte has learned the U.S. Secret *Service* is looking into the case.

Anger as Home Office confirms primary school children of EU citizens to be checked for criminal records  The IndependentThe Home Office has prompted outrage after confirming primary school-age children of EU citizens will be checked for criminal records, despite previously ...

Free presentation to focus on criminal records - News  Times Record"Clean Your Slate: Sealing Criminal Records Under Arkansas Law" will be presented at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Sebastian County District Law Library, 100 N. 16th ...

Ator had a minor criminal record, KMID found  KMID - Local 2 NewsODESSA, Texas — The man identified as the shooter in a mass shooting incident Saturday afternoon in Odessa, Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Ector County, had a ...

EPD: No evidence of excessive force in death of man after 'physical fight' with officers  Evansville Courier & PressEPD body cam footage from incident involving death in custody of Edward Snukis, 55, of St. Clair, Pennsylvania following a confrontation with police. Furnished ...

Three masked men shot to death in possible ‘Stand Your Ground’ case in Georgia  New York Daily NewsPolice in Georgia were questioning a homeowner who appears to have shot and killed three masked intruders in his Rockdale County property early Monday ...

Judge extends Warren rapist's sentence | News, Sports, Jobs  Youngstown VindicatorBy ED RUNYAN Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — Keion Stella, 37, of Dunstan Drive Northwest in Warren, will be 87 years old before he can be released from ...

Former cop makes plea deal in domestic abuse case  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)A former Hawaii Police Department officer pleaded no contest Tuesday to third-degree assault for an April 8 domestic abuse incident that resulted in his wife ...

Why do homeless people have a hard time getting jobs?  Manchester Ink LinkIt's time to uplift our city - It's time for a new vision - it's time for new leadership that will work for this middle-income working-class city and include the 36 percent ...

NJ delays measure to let people clear criminal records; Murphy wants automatic process  NorthJersey.comPeople looking to wipe certain criminal records clean in New Jersey will have to wait after Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed a measure Friday, saying he wants to create ...

Trump administration shows lack of compassion by cutting funds to help sex tafficking victims clear criminal r  Baltimore SunThe Trump Administration is no longer allowing federal funding to be used for legal aid to help victims of sex trafficking clear criminal records that came as a ...

33-year-old woman killed in Pride area was a loving mother, family says; 'it is heartbreaking'  The AdvocateThe 33-year-old woman killed in a rural home in East Baton Rouge Parish on Friday morning left behind three young children and a family in deep mourning for ...

DC hate crimes: Inside a record year of hatred in the nation's capital  Washington PostIn 2018, a black girl, gay pals, a Trump family friend all became targets of suspected hate crimes.

Staffer fired for anti-Semitic posts had criminal record. Murphy administration knew about it.  NJ.comA state employee who was fired by Gov. Phil Murphy's administration this week after his anti-Semitic Facebook posts surfaced also had a criminal record that the ...

Free Legal Clinic On Removing Old NH Criminal Records  Patch.comLearn about the record annulment process at a Free Legal Clinic and meet individually with a volunteer attorney for advice about your New Hampshire criminal ...

Prosecutor covering two counties is stretched thin — raising questions about the quality of justice in Wayne County  Salt Lake TribuneThe following story was written and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune and The Insider newspaper ...

Opinion: Vape flavor ban doesn't help kids, hurts adults  The Detroit NewsWhile Michigan's flavor ban won't help kids, it will harm adults. “As governor, my number one priority is keeping our kids safe,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told The ...

Beto Claims Texas Gun Owners Want Gun Confiscation. Actual Texas Gun Owner Levels Him In One Tweet.  The Daily WirePresidential hopeful Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke has oft-repeated the claim that Texas gun owners are eager to have their guns, such as their legally owned ...

Bradenton man faces life in prison for raping young girl  Bradenton HeraldA Bradenton man is facing life in prison for raping a girl when she was between the ages of 7 and 11. Mark Brandon Suiter Jr., 46, was found guilty by a jury last ...

The gun solution we’re not talking about  Vox.comUniversal background checks won't fix America's gun crisis. But there's something else that might.

It Is Now Easier to Search Criminal Records in Virginia  Blue VirginiaSPONSORED *CONTENT*. Once someone has been convicted of a crime, or even a traffic offense, they may be sentenced to jail and/or have to pay a fine, ...

‘I can blow your head off right now’: Criminal complaint details days of beatings for man kidnapped in the Bronx  PIX11 New YorkWAKEFIELD, the Bronx — The 49-year-old man who spent days in a Bronx deli basement was bound, slapped with a knife, hit with a gun, beaten and forced to ...

Pelosi, Schumer To Trump: Any Gun Proposal That Does Not Include Background Checks 'Will Not Get The Job Done'  Kaiser Health NewsHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) tried to sway President Donald Trump over the weekend as he ...

In Third Debate, Democratic Presidential Candidates Condemn Mass Incarceration Without Naming Its Main Driver  The AppealCandidates offered reforms for people accused of low-level, nonviolent offenses, but more than half of U.S. prisoners have committed a violent crime.

Your All-in-One Guide to Gun Background Checks  The TraceAs Congress weighs gun reforms, here's what to know about the current system — and the loopholes new laws might close.

Clearing 235,000 marijuana records would not be automatic under new bill  Detroit Free PressLow-level marijuana convictions could get cleared under a package of bills expected to be introduced in the state Legislature this week, but people with records ...

Fremont Police Arrest Burglary Suspect With Long Criminal Record  Fremont, CA PatchFremont Police Arrest Burglary Suspect - Fremont, CA - Marquise McClinton was arrested Tuesday. Two other suspects got away in a silver truck.

New Yorkers can get marijuana convictions expunged under new law  New York Post Starting Wednesday, thousands of New Yorkers will be eligible to have low-level marijuana convictions wiped clean from their records under a new law.

A serial killer roamed Central and South Florida for decades, police say. Now he’s behind bars.  Sun SentinelA man who has been arrested for a 2016 killing in Palm Beach County, Robert Hayes, may also be linked to the murders of up to four women in the Central ...

Housing providers may be prohibited from rejecting renters on basis of arrest record  Florida TodayDear Poliakoffs,. I'm writing to you today because of a recent denial I received from a condominium association. Upon going through the process of having my ...

Jail officer inside bars instead of outside  The Versailles Republican Headline NewsDarin Laird found himself on the other side of the law when he appeared in court on Wednesday, September 11. Laird, 42, had served as a jailer three months ...

The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation | TheHill  The HillIf President Trump endorses gun-control legislation, it will take 13 Senate Republican votes to pass the measure, assuming the entire 47-member caucus of ...

60-year-old Ocala woman with long criminal record nabbed on prostitution charge  Ocala NewsA 60-year-old Ocala woman who is no stranger to the Marion County Jail was arrested Thursday on charges of solicitation of prostitution and possession of drug ...

Week of action from police to tackle rise in serious knife crime  LancsLiveLast year there were seven murders using a knife in our county.

Your child’s teacher likely wasn’t fingerprinted during hiring. Are students at risk?  Charlotte ObserverOnly a few North Carolina school districts require K-12 teachers to be fingerprinted for criminal or arrest record background checks. But all pre-K educators must ...

Man with violent criminal background wanted by CMPD  WCNC.comCHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man with a violent criminal record is being sought by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. CMPD tweeted Monday that Demarcus Mack, 25, ...

Records reveal Laredo shooting victims had extensive criminal past  Laredo Morning TimesLaredo police continue investigating the two homicides that occurred Sunday at the same address in the El Trece neighborhood but about 10 hours apart from ...

Woman now has criminal record after lying on tax return  Yahoo FinanceThe Australian Taxation Office has sent a stark reminder of the consequences of fudging a tax return, with an example of a woman who now has three ...

Car thief who killed boy in crash jailed  7NEWSA man *fresh* out of jail who killed a five-year-old boy when he crashed a stolen car into a family's stationary van has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years, ...

Homeless woman gang-raped at Delhi park, rescued by locals  India TodayA homeless woman was found loitering near a Delhi park in a distraught condition. It was later found that she was gang-raped by 2 men.

Knife crime epidemic in primary schools as figures show dozens of young children were arrested last year  Telegraph.co.ukMore than 50 ten and 11-year-olds were convicted or cautioned for knife crime last year, according to data obtained by The Telegraph.

Matthew Molloy sentenced over Wilson crash that killed five-year-old boy  7NEWSA man who killed a five-year-old boy after crashing into a van was disqualified from driving and had taken heroin the day before.