Although a controversial subject at times, many states still use the death penalty as the ultimate form of punishment for certain crimes. This article is on the subject of the death penalty, including which states perform it, methods for carrying it out, how often it is performed, and which crimes it is used for.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency released statistics today showing that the Obama administration released hundreds of illegal immigrants with criminal records in an effort to enact budget cuts. (more…)
Authorities in New Orleans are searching for what is believed to be three gunmen who opened fire on bystanders watching a Mother’s Day parade on Sunday. (more…)
A miraculous 911 call led authorities on Monday to a home where they found three women alive who had been taken approximately ten years ago in separate kidnapping cases. The women were found in a home just south of downtown Cleveland, only miles from where they vanished. (more…)
Most people first hear the term “curfew” from their parents when they are teenagers. A curfew in such cases is the requirement from your parents that you be home by a certain time. But there are also curfew laws that limit certain groups of people from being out in public or businesses from being open during certain hours.
On Wednesday the FBI confirmed via an affidavit that three additional suspects had been arrested related to the Boston Marathon bombing. (more…)
A Mississippi man is scheduled to appear in court on Monday morning on charges related to the mailing of ricin to President Obama and several other lawmakers. (more…)
In light off the recent bombing at the Boston Marathon and the mailing of Ricin to several government officials, the term “terrorist threats” has been in the news recently. The focus of this article is to define what constitutes a terrorist threat and the legal treatment of these acts.
A chase and shootout with police overnight has left one suspect from the Boston Marathon bombing dead and a second man still at large.
The morning after two explosions shook the finish line of the Boston Marathon, three people are dead and over 145 people are injured. Among the dead is an eight-year-old boy who had just finished hugging his father as he crossed the finish line. (more…)