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Man arrested in connection with 1993 killing of San Antonio teen, DPS says

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A Brazoria man has been arrested for the 1993 killing of a San Antonio teenager, according to The Texas Department of Public Safety.

San Marcos PD seeks convenience store robbery suspect

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The San Marcos Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a convenience store robbery.

1 arrested in burglary-turned-shooting among exes at West Side home, BCSO says

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An arrest has been made in a burglary-turned-shooting at a West Side neighborhood earlier this week.

Violence Behind Bars: The Hidden Abuse

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Physical and mental abuse should not be part of a prison sentence, even for prisoners whose crimes are heinous, writes an attorney and advocate for prison reform.

After 9/11, Time to Rein in Big Brother?

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Law enforcement needs careful guidelines to ensure the sophisticated counterterrorism surveillance tools developed in the aftermath of the New York attacks are not abused in daily police work. The UK might offer one model.

Former Minneapolis Officers Plead Not Guilty to Violating George Floyd’s Civil Rights

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Attorneys for three of the defendants sought to separate their trial from Derek Chauvin’s proceeding, claiming unfair prejudice and warning that a joint trial could result in a blame game,

NYC Jail Staff Shortage Denies Detainees Their Day in Court

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Jail staffing shortages continue, detainees aren’t getting to court, and Mayor Bill DeBlasio moves to toughen accountability.

U.S. Intelligence Agents Admit Working as ‘Hackers-for-Hire’

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The three men were part of a hacking operation that targeted tens of millions of smartphones and mobile devices around the world, including in the United States.

DOJ to Investigate Abuse in Georgia Prisons, Limit Federal Policing Tactics

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Georgia state prisons could face a consent decree as the Department of Justice limits violent federal policing tactics that have gained notoriety in the past year.

What Does the Return of ‘Cops’ Mean and Who Is It For?

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In an op-ed, Charles Bramesco argues that the return of the show to the Fox News empire provides a safe space “for the increasingly obsolete school of thought it represents.”

Feds Bust NYC Mob Boss and Cohorts for Labor Racketeering and Extortion

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The massive bust ensnared a total of 14 defendants who threatened bodily harm to force union decisions that channeled kickbacks to the Colombo organized crime family.

Shackling Pregnant Prisoners Should Be Against Federal Law: Paper  

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Two scholars argue that restraining incarcerated pregnant women poses health and development risks to both mothers and babies.

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