By Michal Conger | 12/04/13 07:51 AM
Peace Corps officials refuse to give their agency's inspector general information on sexual assaults of volunteers serving overseas. They've even issued an agency-wide policy barring Peace Corps IG Kathy Buller from gaining access to sexual assault incident reports. “Hiding any information...
11/25/13 09:08 AM
Wisconsin has no specific policies regarding the use of informant — or snitch — testimony, which worries some state and national criminal justice experts.
11/21/13 11:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief of the United States Park Police, who was once fired for publicly complaining about lack of staffing and funding, said Thursday that she plans to retire next month after more than three decades in law enforcement. Teresa Chambers said she plans to step aside Dec....
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/21/13 11:10 AM
Politicians, like regular human beings, do bad things. Some of them have affairs, sexually harass women, lie, do drugs, drive drunk and so on. Unlike you and me, however, politicians do things like sell their votes, use public policy to shake down companies for contributions or jobs, regulate...
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:49 AM
Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and received a year's probation, is taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity.
11/21/13 06:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congresswoman Grace Meng, a freshman Democrat representing the New York City borough of Queens, was hit in the head and robbed in Washington but was not seriously injured and is back to work. Meng said Wednesday that she suffered a bruise on her chin and scratches on her arm...
By Eric Boehm | 11/20/13 04:59 PM
Lily Haskell was arrested while attending a peace rally in San Francisco in March 2009. Police took her fingerprints and swabbed the inside of her cheek to collect a sample of Haskell's DNA, which was entered into a state database and shared with a federal database run by the Federal Bureau of...
11/20/13 04:25 PM
Danny L. Hubbard, 49, of Panama City, was sentenced today to serve 30 months in federal prison for committing wire fraud by stealing approximately $91,600 from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 1380.
11/19/13 07:10 PM
A bipartisan group of legislators announced a new bill today to aid victims of sex trafficking.
By Paul Bedard | 11/19/13 08:17 AM
Armed with a shocking finding that 60 percent of child sex trafficking victims are from foster homes, Congress is moving in rare bipartisan spirit to halt the practice by boosting efforts to protect the children and bust the pimps. “Something is happening on it,” said Washington Republican...
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