Category Archives: Crime & Punishment

Ex-NYPD Commish Doesn’t ‘See Way Out’ on NYC Crime

New York lawmakers “shoved” bail reform “down the public’s throat,” and former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said he does not “see a way out of this.”

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DOJ responds to uproar over request for ’emergency powers’ during coronavirus

A DOJ spokesperson issued a clarification overnight regarding a recent “emergency powers” request to Congress involving prolonged pre-trial incarceration during the coronavirus crisis that drew a backlash on social media.

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What is the STOCK Act?

Reports of multiple senators selling stocks before the coronavirus pandemic rocked the markets have renewed attention on something called the STOCK Act.

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Baltimore sees more than 50 homicides so far in 2020, activists say city ‘was never like this’

With this just being the third month of they year, more than 50 people have been killed in the Baltimore city area.

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Joe Biden under probe in Ukraine for alleged link to top prosecutor’s 2016 ouster

Ukraine investigators have launched a probe into former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden over allegations that he pressured Ukrainian officials to fire the country’s top prosecutor in 2016, according to a report.

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Startling threats and violence against GOP voters: Part of a pattern?

A startling rash of threats and violent incidents targeting Republican voters in recent weeks is raising concerns about the increasingly toxic political climate, just as the 2020 presidential primaries are getting started.

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ICE Ups Ante in Standoff with NYC: ‘This Is Not a Request’

Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City’s so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation.

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Rudy Giuliani predicts Trump will be ‘totally vindicated’ by ‘smoking gun’ in Hunter Biden probe: ‘We’ve got the documents’

There are 3 witnesses who are ready to name names in an investigation into Hunter Biden and alleged Ukraine corruption, Rudy Giuliani claimed Saturday night.

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NYPD union leader sides with ICE against de Blasio over ‘sanctuary’-tied murder: ‘He owns this’

Friday a top New York Police Department union official called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to “own” the consequences of the city’s sanctuary policies — while insisting officers want to be allowed to work with federal immigration enforcement — after an illegal immigrant who was freed in November is alleged to have sexually assaulted and murdered a 92-year-old woman.

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US May Bar Convicted Immigrants from Asylum

Wednesday the Trump administration announced that immigrants convicted of illegally reentering the U.S., driving drunk or committing domestic violence will be barred from claiming asylum under a proposed regulation.

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