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  • Podcast: Crime Reporters On The Growing Popularity Of The True Crime Genre

    The hosts of the new crime podcast, "22 Hours: An American Nightmare" join the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss crime reporting, true crime, and storytelling.

    The Federalist
  • Is the Show ‘Cops’ Committing Crimes Itself?

    Along with the show’s history of coercion and complicity in abuse, Police Departments featured can effectively make “any changes they deem necessary.”
  • Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?

    Trump – and governments across the western world – are putting humanitarians on trial. That should scare us On 11 June, a federal jury in Tucson, Arizona refused to convict the immigration activist Scott Warren on felony charges that could have sent him to prison for twenty years. What had Warren done to merit such extreme punishment? In January 2018, he committed the unconscionable act of offering food, water, and lodging to two migrants who had crossed the US-Mexico border without...

    the Guardian
  • Baltimore: More Gun Control, More Crime

    Shootings are surging in Baltimore despite the presence of bans on "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazines, two of the Democrats' go-to gun controls.

  • Was Scot Peterson's Cowardice a Crime?

    Former Broward County sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson has been widely vilified for failing to intervene in the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. But did Peterson's failure amount to a crime? Although that is what local prosecutors argue, it seems like a stretch. The arrest warrant approved by Circuit Court Judge Andrew Siegel this week charges Peterson with seven counts of child neglect, a felony, and three misdemeanor counts of culpable...
  • Europol turns cryptocurrency crimes into a game

    Gamification is the way forward when it comes to training officers in tracking down criminals.

  • Payday: Congressional crime wave edition

    Democrats have a thing for raising their own salaries in law-making positions. No do-nothings on that front