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  • Two more campus sexual assault bills introduced, and neither addresses due process

    Neither bill mentions any protections for the accused, and both bills appear to treat anyone who reports a sexual assault as an automatic victim â€" no matter whether the accusation holds true.

  • NY awarding $36m in grants to help crime victims

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has announced $36 million in grants for 179 community organizations, hospitals, police and agencies statewide for services to crime victims. The grants administered by the Office of Victim Services are expected to expand the assistance network by funding 22...

  • FBI: Suspect in fatal bank heist may have had help

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery may have had some help, according to newly unsealed court documents. The FBI alleges in a search warrant application that the survivor reported...

  • Suspect dead after LA County hostage standoff

    PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a parolee who held a woman hostage during an eight-hour standoff but a bystander also has died. A sheriff's statement says 24-year-old Cedric Ramirez died when deputies storm a Pico Rivera home around 1:30...

  • 4 face heroin trafficking charges in DuPage County

    WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — DuPage County prosecutors say four men have been charged with heroin trafficking as part of a multiagency investigation targeting sales of the drug. Officials said Friday that 27-year-old Jose Hernandez, 47-year-old Luis Hernandez and 24-year-old Andres Hernandez are being...

  • Nanny-state mindset leads to police brutality

    Once you accept the premise that so-called experts should decide what's best for the rest of us, the only question remaining is how to deal with people who don't comply.

  • 2016 contenders are lining up behind sentencing reform --- except this one Tea Partier

    Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.

  • 6 questions for the sponsors of the new campus sexual assault bill

    The "Campus Safety and Accountability Act" may not do anything to actually combat sexual assaults and will most likely lead to more lawsuits over claims of due process violations and more men being convicted for politically correct purposes.

  • VIDEO: Bipartisan group of senators introduce new sexual assault bill

    A bipartisan group of eight Senators on Wednesday introduced new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college and university campuses. 

  • Spanish police bust gang that eased entry to the US

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States, arresting 14 of its members. The organized group was allegedly composed of Cuban nationals who charged between 1,000 and 1,500 euros...

  • Could Arizona fiasco lead to firing squads for death penalty?

    After a lethal injection took two hours to execute a convicted murderer, a federal judge suggests returning to older, now-abandoned methods.

  • Wendy Davis staffer previously pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining an opponent's credit report

    A Wendy Davis staffer once pleaded guilty to posing as former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele online in order to illegally obtain his credit report.

  • Guess what this 'federal employee of the year' was doing with mail

    Pills, jewelry, copies of Playboy magazine and passports were stolen by Quan Howard, a Postal Service supervisory postal inspector once named federal employee of the year for the San Francisco Bay area, court records analyzed by the San Francisco Chronicle show.

  • The reason that thousands of Central American children are crossing the border

    Economists say the current wave of illegal immigration from Central America was predictable, to an extent, and for different reasons than the migrants might identify.

  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.

From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

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  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...