Arkansas bill would automatically seal some criminal records  KATVAn Arkansas lawmaker is proposing that some non-violent offenders be allowed to have their criminal records automatically sealed, a move backed by a ...

Fix the criminal justice system to open up our economy | TheHill  The HillA third of African American males are outright excluded from many job opportunities before even getting an interview.

Gary Martin, accused of killing five people, has criminal record in Mississippi  WJTVAn Illinois suspect-- accused of killing five people at a business-- has a criminal record in Mississippi.

Free Online Criminal Records, Inmate Lookup & Arrest Record Search Announced by Arrests.us  PRNewswireMARION, Ind., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrests.us was proud to announce today that they have released a personal do-it-yourself online free criminal ...

Redeemable? SNC-Lavalin's Criminal Record  TheTyee.ca“The misuse of public procurement processes in the construction industry, the manipulation of the rules governing the financing of political parties and the ...

Our View: Job application too soon to ask about criminal record  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelFormer inmates should get a chance to show their job qualifications first.

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester ReporterLast year's reform law expanded process Massachusetts residents with a history of criminal activity or court appearances are increasingly seeking to seal or, ...

Attorneys host clinic to help expunge criminal records, open up better employment opportunities  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3Local attorneys are partnering with the Urban League of Greater Madison to help people with past convictions or arrests erase them from their records in an ...

Cannabis industry shouldn't expand until we fix marijuana's racial inequities, injustices  USA TODAYCannabis industry growth comes at the expense of those with a criminal record tied to low-level marijuana possession, and those still incarcerated.

Flying a drone over a prison could get you a criminal record of your own  Columbia MissourianA lawmaker said state officials have told him that there were about a dozen cases of drones being flown over prisons in 2016.

Clearing of criminal record 'a blessing' for future lawyer  The PantagraphBLOOMINGTON— A sense of relief washed over Kristen Hawthorne on Thursday as she picked up paperwork that erased a teenage mistake from her record ...

Can You Refinance Student Loans With a Criminal Record?  Student Loan HeroRefinancing student loans with a criminal record is possible, though difficult. If you have some regrets in your past and are now dealing with student debt, check ...

Ban the Box Questions Coming to Westchester County  The National Law ReviewWestchester County has announced it will implement ban the box legislation, limiting employers from asking about criminal history on job applications.

De Castroverde Law Group launches service to help clients seal criminal records  Nevada Business MagazineLAS VEGAS –De Castroverde Law Group, one of Las Vegas' most well-respected law firms specializing in criminal, personal injury, and immigration law, has ...

Barriers to betterment: How occupational licensing restrictions hurt ex-offenders, economy  The IntelligencerOne in three Americans has a criminal history, which could act as a barrier to obtaining an occupational license in many states. Should it? A recently filed lawsuit ...

1100 Lancaster County lawbreakers avoid jail or a criminal record each year. Here's why.  LancasterOnlineBob Shonsky's first arrest for drunken driving was followed by a second and a third. Then Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright stepped in. Instead of locking ...

Man accused of killing Hooksett couple has criminal record  WMUR ManchesterCourt documents show that a man believed to have killed a Hooksett couple before stealing their car and eventually killing himself had a long criminal history.

Drug dealer used customer's ID card for 30 years, finally caught after stealing benefits  USA TODAYColorado corrections officials know James Thompson under at least 14 aliases and at least three birthdates. He used a false name for 30 years.

Arkansas Senator addresses licensing barriers facing people with a criminal record  KAITArkansas Senator John Cooper seeks to reform occupational licensing.

Update: Napa Sheriff's Office says motorist who died after shooting at deputy had criminal record  Napa Valley RegisterThe Napa County Sheriff's Office published dramatic body camera footage Wednesday that shows part of a deputy's fatal confrontation with a driver who shot at ...

The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application  CNNNew information about the gunman in the Henry Pratt Co. shooting raises more questions about how he was able to get the murder weapon.

Judge: Jail time thinking not enough for endangering teen girl  Montana StandardA judge told a Butte man Thursday that reflecting on his crimes in jail wasn't enough punishment for his criminal endangerment conviction, which stemmed from ...

Airbnb Tolls for Thee, by Chandra Bozelko  Creators SyndicateJoe Watson served more than 10 years in prison for armed robbery. In the two years since his release, he's gotten married and landed a career in ...

Report: R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse  NBC MontanaCHICAGO (AP) —Chicago prosecutors have charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, according to media reports citing court ...

For Those with Criminal Records, New Year Can Bring Clean Slate  bctv.orgHARRISBURG, Pa. – Many Pennsylvanians with old criminal records are now eligible to have those records sealed. The first phase of the state's Clean Slate Act ...

Protecting young athletes from abusive coaches – Let's get it right  Phys.OrgThe federal government has announced new initiatives aimed at keeping young athletes safe from abuse and harassment. The announcement by Minister of ...

Jefferson City kidnapping, murder suspect had prior criminal record  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisJEFFERSON CITY, MO - Police say 39-year-old Leslie K. Austin kidnapped 33-year-old Danielle Smith and her ten-year-old daughter Tuesday evening and took ...

Native American activist Nathan Phillips has violent criminal record and escaped from jail as teenager  Washington ExaminerNathan Phillips, the Native American activist who accused Covington Catholic High School students of blocking him during a confrontation, has a criminal ...

How you can get hired if you have a criminal record  KTRK-TVAre you looking for a job, but have concerns about your background? These companies are looking for you.

Beaver Dam man with lengthy criminal record gets 7 1/2 years in prison for meth delivery  Madison.comJUNEAU — A 35-year-old Beaver Dam man was sentenced to spend 7½ years in prison Wednesday after being found guilty by a jury of delivering ...

Bill To Expand Criminal Expungement Advances In Ky. Legislature  89.3 WFPL News LouisvilleMore Kentuckians with low-level felony convictions would be able to clear their criminal records after a waiting period under a bill that passed out of a state ...

Automated background checks are deciding who’s fit for a home  The VergeAutomation has turned criminal background checks into pass-fail mechanisms, but advocates say simple algorithms can't capture the complexity of records.

Neighbors near Lake Martin prepare for near record flooding  Alabama's News LeaderIn East Alabama, emergency management departments are urging people to prepare now. The weekend's rain is expected to push lake levels at Lake Logan ...

US actor Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of lying to police  Aljazeera.comThe 'Empire' actor is charged with lying to police after claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Convicted exposer accused of lewd act while watching little girl at St. Paul bookstore  St. Paul Pioneer PressA 71-year-old man who has repeatedly been convicted of exposing himself is charged again, this time accused of committing a lewd act as he watched a girl at a ...

Illinois State Police reveal lapses in gun-law enforcement after Aurora shooting  Chicago Sun-TimesThe Illinois State Police acknowledged lapses Thursday in the agency's enforcement of the same gun license laws that might have prevented a shooter from ...

Proposed bill provides offenders second chance to clear criminal records  The Daily CardinalLegislators proposed a new bill to support non-violent offenders' ability to re-enter the workforce after fulfilling their sentences by extending criminal record ...

PC(USA) support helps people with criminal records find work in Michigan  The Presbyterian Outlook(PNS) — Across the United States, one of the major struggles for people with criminal convictions is finding work. For many employers, having a criminal record ...

Revealed: This member of the royal family has a criminal record  New IdeaThe royal family are often looked at as pillars of society, however, there is one prominent member of the House of Windsor that was convicted of a criminal ...

Summerfield man with massive criminal record behind bars after traffic stop  Villages-NewsA Summerfield man with an extensive criminal history was arrested early Tuesday morning after being stopped on Hwy. 475. A Marion County sheriff's deputy ...

Tulsa Most Wanted Accused Of Lewd Molestation  News On 6Records show David Tapp has a lengthy criminal record - and is now charged with lewd molestation.

Somali-born U.S. citizen arrested in Minneapolis, charged with taking journalist captive  Star TribuneA U.S. citizen is jailed in central Minnesota and charged with participating in the kidnapping of a freelance journalist in Somalia, where he was held for nearly ...

Man arrested in second downtown Cleveland rape  WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandCLEVELAND –- A Cleveland man has been arrested for an October rape behind a popular Gateway District bar. His arrest came one day after a woman ...

Fatal Haverstraw crash: What we know, what we don't know  The Journal News | LoHud.comA 32-year-old mom was killed when a man drove his car into a family of eight after reportedly getting into an argument over smoking in Garnerville.

Simotas to Introduce Legislation to Improve “Raise the Age” Criminal Record Sealing Law  Astoria PostFeb. 1, 2019 Staff Report Assemblymember Aravella Simotas announced yesterday that she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record.

Warehouse massacre suspect had violent Mississippi criminal record - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State LiveApproximately 25 years before police say Gary Martin opened fire on co-workers at a Chicago-area warehouse killing five people and wounding more, Martin ...

Judge clears criminal record of Mitch Whitehurst, ex-teacher accused of decades of abuse  OregonLiveWhitehurst was the subject of a 2017 Oregonian/OregonLive investigation. He pleaded guilty to the harassment of a colleague in 2014.

Simotas to introduce legislation to improve 'Raise the Age' criminal record sealing law  TimesLedgerState Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record sealing law enacted last year as part of ...

Life With a Criminal Record: How to Move Forward After a Criminal Charge  Thrive GlobalBeing arresting or facing criminal charges is scary for anyone, regardless if you are innocent or not. But the effects that come afterward are even more damaging.

US Virgin Islands Limits use of Criminal Records in Hiring  The National Law ReviewAct No. 8134 limits employers from asking certain questions/information of applicants seeking criminal records from potential employees in hiring/promotion.

Prosecutor says fentanyl bust 'largest' he remembers in Windsor County  Valley NewsWHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A traffic stop on Interstate 91 on Tuesday in Hartland resulted in three arrests and what a prosecutor calls the largest bust involving ...

ANC veteran battling to get apartheid criminal record expunged | The Star  Independent OnlineArden Bosman says he's unable to acquire a security certificate due to the 1979 criminal.

Immigrant recruits face more scrutiny than white supremacists when they enlist. Here’s why.  Washington PostCoast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson's charges underscore a military vetting procedure that scrutinizes immigrants more than potential white supremacists.

21 Savage's lawyers say ICE 'provided incorrect information' about his criminal record and that he's being detained 'for no legal reason'  Manhattan MercuryLawyers for 21 Savage slammed ICE for its treatment of the rapper, saying the agency “provided incorrect information” to the public about his criminal record and ...

Threat allegations keep Coast Guard officer jailed  Fox NewsA Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words ...

Suspect in Boston woman’s kidnapping has extensive criminal record  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - A Charlestown man accused of holding a 23-year-old woman against her will at his apartment for three days has an extensive criminal ...

Va. Plot Thickens: Northam Picked Mayor With Criminal Record for State Board, GOPer in Line of Succession  The New AmericanThe Democratic leadership in Virginia is in such turmoil at the top that the commonwealth's constitutional line of succession would put the Republican speaker of ...

Torrington stabbing suspect with long criminal record arrested  Waterbury Republican AmericanTORRINGTON – A Torrington man accused of stabbing another man twice in the stomach during an argument late Saturday night was arrested, according to ...

Trafficking victim first in Jacksonville to clear her criminal record  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXXA Jacksonville woman who is a human trafficking victim recently became the first in Duval County to have her criminal record expunged under a new Florida law.

Report: Person of interest in Highland Co. homicide arrested in Dayton  WHIODeputies searched near Waynesville and Corwin in Warren County for a person of interest wanted from Highland County, investigators confirm.

One vote cost this councilman his job. Now he has a criminal record.  NJ.comRoseland Councilman Richard Leonard has resigned after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit misconduct.

Cunningham, Clyburn push to close ‘Charleston loophole’ at Emanuel AME church  WMBFCHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Rep. Joe Cunningham and Rep. Jim Clyburn held a press conference inside Emanuel AME church to voice support for their bill to ...

Making Sure Returning Citizens Get a 'Fair Shot' in Detroit's Rental Market  Next CityA task force of and for returning citizens is changing policy, not just programs.

Eustis man with hefty criminal record popped with backpack full of drugs  Villages-NewsA Eustis man who fled from Lake County sheriff's deputies was arrested early Wednesday morning and faces a litany of drug and traffic-related charges. Sheriff's ...

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry commits to Cure Violence, a non-policing approach to violent crime  The Florida Times-UnionJacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry committed Thursday to deploying a new anti-violence program that relies on community members to intervene and stop ...

Girl's death haunted community, police arrested man in Colorado 45 years later  The Denver ChannelInvestigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a ...

SCHOW: Nathan Phillips' Criminal Record Is Irrelevant To The Current Situation  The Daily WireWe've seen the left-wing media look for anything it can to prove the Covington Catholic kids really were bad, even after video evidence largely absolved them of ...

Inslee pardons pot convictions of 13 Washington residents. Now lawmakers may clear criminal records for 200,000 more.  The Seattle TimesLegislation that would allow erasure of more than 226000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions is being considered by state lawmakers.

Ware man with criminal record charged with pistol whipping friend, shooting black powder pistol inside home  MassLive.comWARE -- A Dale Street man arrested early Wednesday morning allegedly pistol whipped a 60-year-old friend and fired a black powder pistol inside a home.

What the Democrats should do about gun background checks  Washington TimesLike all deceits, the Democrat's narrative about gun background checks is crumbling under inspection — thankfully, it is also exposing what must be done.

Pair arrested, suspected drugs seized following early morning raids of Elyria houses  Chronicle TelegramChristopher Howse, left, and Joshua Novak, right, were arrested Thursday morning following simultaneous raids on two Elyria homes. PHOTOS PROVIDED. .

Point of View: Oklahomans ill served by excessive occupational licensing requirements  NewsOK.comPope St. John Paul II stated in his 1981 encyclical "Laborem Exercens" that “work is a key, probably the essential key, to the whole social question.” One of the ...

Dale G. Massad: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.comA Florida mayor, Dale Massad, about to be arrested by sheriff's deputies and state agents in the pre-dawn hours Thursday, opened fire on SWAT officers outside ...

Spokane County Jail staff locate drugs, cellphone in cell of inmates with extensive criminal record  The Spokesman-ReviewDrugs and a cellphone were found Thursday in the jail cell of two inmates with extensive criminal history – one an admitted gang member with a recent ...

All Square Serves Guilt-Free Grilled Cheese and a Second Chance at Life  Minnesota MonthlyThere's not much to All Square, the physical restaurant: a friendly smile at the counter, a handful of tables, a few seats at the diner-style bar. At the same time, ...

James Neal, Linda O'Keefe Suspect: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.comJames Neal, of Monument, Colorado, has been charged in the 1973 cold case murder of Linda O'Keefe 45 years after the 11-year-old was killed in Newport ...

Treasury DG to face disciplinary action for concealing criminal record  TimesLIVEPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has asked higher education minister Naledi Pandor to take disciplinary steps against Treasury director-general Dondo Mogajane for ...

Criminal-record bill moves to Senate  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteThe House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would speed the time it takes for courts to grant a request to seal a criminal record.

Man accused of identity theft has lengthy criminal record  North Delta ReporterThe man arrested by Ridge Meadows RCMP in an identity theft case, announced on Thursday, has a lengthy criminal record that includes having shot at police.

Former Uber driver blames 2016 rampage on 'devil' app that 'literally took over mind and body' in never-before-seen interrogation tapes  550 KTSAKalamazoo County Sheriff's Department(NEW YORK) — In never-before-seen interrogation tapes, Jason Dalton, the former Uber driver who pleaded guilty to a ...

Separated mother reunited with daughter in Houston, part of ‘thousands’ not included in judge’s order  Houston Chronicle The Border Patrol agent told Sara Caal that she was taking her 5-year-old daughter to get a cookie and would bring her right back. She never did. Like many ...

Car insurance ALERT - One in 10 parents risk a criminal record for 'fronting' in Britain  ExpressAround one in 10 parents of young drivers are risking a trip to court and a criminal record for 'fronting' their child's car insurance policy, reveals new research.

Local pair face felony charges | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont SentinelFAIRMONT — A Fairmont man and woman are facing felony charges in Martin County. Kenneth Ray Terrell, 36, has been charged with domestic assault and ...

Job fair Thursday to help workers with nonviolent criminal records  The Decatur DailyA job fair to help people with a light work history and some type of nonviolent criminal record is planned Thursday in Decatur.

ERA Activist Jailed Without Bond for Exposing Breast in Virginia  NBC4 WashingtonA woman demonstrating in Richmond, Virginia, in support of the Equal Rights Amendment will be held without bond for more than a month for exposing a breast ...

B.C. cop who assaulted homeless man may avoid criminal record  Keremeos ReviewKamloops RCMP Const. Todd Henderson was charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

Prosecutors File A Record Number Of Felonies Even As Colorado's Crime Remains Flat  Colorado Public RadioDistrict attorneys and other law enforcement officials see a spike in addiction across the state as a major source of the problem.

Ambrose kidnapping suspect has RI criminal record  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsIn July 2018, Victor Pena, 38, was arrested at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, accused of cheating and obtaining money under false pretenses.

Jacinda Ardern tells Scott Morrison Australia's deportation policy 'corrosive'  The GuardianNew Zealand takes a dim view of deporting people who moved to Australia as children, Ardern says.

Rob Kardashian Plans To Use Blac Chyna’s Boyfriend’s Shocking Criminal Record To Get Full Custody Of Dream  The Inquisitr NewsThis week, news broke that Blac Chyna's newest boyfriend has a shocking criminal past that includes an incident where he punched his ex-girlfriend in the ...

Criminal Background Checks for Valentine's Day on GreenSingles.com  PR WebGreenSingles.com, online dating site for environmentally conscious singles is offering its members background checks just in time for Valentine's Day. This is not ...

Imran Khan wants Punjab police personnel with criminal records gone  Samaa DigitalHe has ordered the Punjab CM to conduct a scrutiny of the police department.

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  SlateYou're arrested. It's a mistake and it's expunged. But your mug shot is still online for everyone to find.

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific StandardEven if a record is officially wiped clean, it's legal for criminal justice agencies and other websites to keep criminal records online.

Zuckerberg and Koch groups ally to clear eligible criminal records  Washington PostGroups with ties to technology titan Mark Zuckerberg are getting even more involved in the political arena, throwing their weight behind a new initiative that ...

Restaurant All Square's employees all have criminal records  Fast CompanyAll Square, a restaurant in Minneapolis, is designed to give jobs and training to people who are often shut out of employment because of their past.

If you have an old criminal record, today you can finally get a 'clean slate' in Pa.  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteFor more than a decade, Tyeisha, 32, of Norristown, has been dogged by her criminal record — the last remaining scars from when a coworker attacked her on ...

Criminal record 'tick box' condemned  BBC NewsAsking about criminal convictions on job application forms does little to predict the risk of someone re-offending, a study says.

Beto O'Rourke arrested in 1990s for burglary and DWI  PolitiFactDemocratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke of Texas has said that in younger days he was twice arrested in his hometown of El Paso--once, he says, for ...

Getting a fresh start: Leavenworth County helping former inmates clear criminal records  KSHBLeavenworth County Attorney offering program to help ex-offenders clear their names and criminal record.