Category Archives: Crime & Punishment

Conservatives sign letter warning media against Southern Poverty Law Center

Forty-seven prominent conservatives have signed an open letter warning the mainstream media against using data on hate groups compiled by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Continue reading →

Hurricane Harvey price gouging complaints include $99 for water

Price gouging by Texas merchants in the path of Hurricane Harvey has drawn the attention of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who said Saturday that his office is looking into such cases. Continue reading →

Gun dealers bid adieu to Obama ‘Operation Choke Point’ program

Gun dealers all over the country, can now breathe a sigh of relief, as the Trump administration stopped the Obama Administration’s “Operation Chokepoint”. The program, started in 2013 and declared dead by the Justice Department last week, pressured banks to stop handling payments for businesses deemed high risk for fraud, including ammo and firearms sellers — even without evidence of wrongdoing. Continue reading →

Barcelona attack: Suspect says bigger attack was planned

One of the alleged Barcelona attack plotters has admitted a bigger attack was planned, say judicial sources. Mohamed Houli Chemlal was testifying in the Madrid high court, where the four surviving suspects are appearing. He was injured in an accidental blast that reduced a house to rubble in the town of Alcanar last Wednesday. Continue reading →

Wasserman Schultz’ ex-IT aide indicted on 4 counts

Thursday Imran Awan, a former IT aide for Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was indicted on four counts including bank fraud and making false statements. The indictment also includes his wife Hina Alvi. The grand jury decision in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia comes roughly a month after Awan was arrested at Dulles airport in Virginia trying to board a plane to Pakistan, where his family is from. Continue reading →

13 accused ‘Columbus Clique’ MS-13 gang members arrested in Ohio, Indiana

More than a dozen alleged members of the feared MS-13 street gang were arrested during early morning raids Tuesday in Ohio and Indiana, the Department of Justice said. Continue reading →

Paul Ryan, John McCain break with Trump on Arpaio pardon

I think it’s time McCrap and Ryan were voted out….remember these fools, when you vote next year. Listen up you 2 idiots.  Arpaio was enforcing laws on the books, when Odumbsh** and crooked Holder targeted him. THEY expected him to look the other way, and not pick up illegals which is what he did, according to federal law. Continue reading →

Tips lead to arrest of MS-13 gang member on FBI Ten Most Wanted list

Authorities announced Saturday an MS-13 gang member on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list has been captured in Virginia after a four-year manhunt. Walter Yovany Gomez, an illegal immigrant from Honduras, was arrested without incident Friday in Woodbridge, 20 miles south of Washington, as a result of a well-coordinated investigation and tips from the public, the FBI said. Continue reading →

Charlottesville: One killed in violence over US far-right rally

One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia, according to police. Earlier, street brawls erupted between white nationalists planning to attend the march and counter-protesters.

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Sessions unveiling leak crackdown on heels of transcript bombshell

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other top administration officials are making a show of force Friday in their battle against illegal leaks, planning to announce details of investigations into leaks of classified material. The press briefing comes on the heels of one of the biggest leaks under this administration – the disclosure of transcripts of President Trump’s phone calls with two foreign leaders in January. Former federal prosecutors tell Fox News that leak likely constitutes a federal crime, and lawmakers of both parties have voiced concern about how that material got out and the security implications. Continue reading →