Missouri Governor Pardons Couple Who Pointed Guns at BLM Protesters. A Black Man Who’s Spent 40 Years In Prison for Crime Prosecutors Say He Didn’t Commit Remains In Prison

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson was criticized on Tuesday for pardoning the St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters last year while declining to pardon a Black man who has served 40 years in prison for a crime prosecutors say he didn’t commit. Parson pardoned Patricia and Mark McCloskey, after the couple pleaded guilty to…Read More

The Tampa affair shocked the world. Twenty years on, those involved tell their stories – ABC News

When Christian Maltau, the chief officer on the Norwegian shipping container ship MV Tampa, helped to rescue more than 400 asylum seekers from a sinking boat 20 years ago, he couldn’t have known the fallout that would follow. The event kicked off months of news headlines and fierce international debate in the lead up to the…Read More

AdCenter Affiliate Network Closes Shop After ‘Piracy Scam’ Investigation * TorrentFreak

Scammers have been around for centuries but, on the Internet, they can reach broader audiences than ever. Most people are familiar with ransomware, trojans, and the prince who inherited millions of dollars. These ploys are targeted at anyone who’s willing to bite. Scams can also be more tailored towards a specific audience. This includes people…Read More

Race, Disability and Criminal Justice | The Crime Report

Efforts to tackle systemic racism in the administration of justice need to include a focus on the rights of the disabled community, according to a University of Pennsylvania law professor. Even though race and disability may not often be discussed in the realm of criminal justice, their intersection plays a large part in the activities…Read More

Will the Epstein scandal cost Andrew and Fergie their grace and favour Windsor mansion? | Daily Mail Online

As Prince Andrew thrusts the monarchy into another catastrophic scandal with Virginia Roberts suing him in a New York court for sex abuse, questions are being asked at the most senior levels of the Royal Family over whether he can retain his Royal Lodge home at Windsor. There is growing outrage from the first and…Read More

Eight indicted in nationwide grandparent fraud scam targeting elderly victims –

Eight indicted in nationwide grandparent fraud scam targeting elderly victims August 25, 2021 Updated: 10:55 PM SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Federal charges were announced by San Diego prosecutors Wednesday against eight people accused of running a nationwide fraud scheme that took more than $2 million from elderly victims. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says more than…Read More

Trump ally in Georgia running for lieutenant governor vows to ‘expose all voter fraud’ | Fox News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. EXCLUSIVE:  A state senator in Georgia who’s a strong supporter of former President Trump is vowing to “investigate and expose all voter fraud” as he runs next year for lieutenant governor.  Republican state Sen. Burt Jones makes his pledge in the first…Read More

Crime in the City: CBD assault victims says Auckland more dangerous now – NZ Herald

Jesse McNeill was walking home after spending the evening with his mother when a drunk stranger stumbled out of a downtown bar and hit him in the face. “The guy punched me in my eye for no reason. It was just a random act.” McNeill had just come off the ferry and was walking along…Read More

3 PCR tests make travel a costly affair – Oman Observer

Travel during a pandemic leaves a big hole in the budget with three coronavirus tests and institutional quarantine for families. If one is flying back from abroad, one must undergo three PCR tests for Covid-19 costing RO 25 each; before departure, upon arrival and after 8 days of home or institutional quarantine. For those families…Read More

A Dark Web Murder-For-Hire Scammer Became An FBI Informant

A woman ordered a hit on her lover’s wife, but was undone when the murder-for-hire site owner became an FBI informant. The dark web’s reputation as the lawless corner of the internet where anything from drugs, guns and even hit men can be bought has become modern urban legend. Recently released court documents reveal how…Read More