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We know where you’ve been: Ars acquires 4.6M license plate scans from the cops

One citizen demands: "Do you know why Oakland is spying on me and my wife?"<p>OAKLAND, Calif.—If you have driven in Oakland any time in the last few …

Tucson man faces more than 9 years in prison for drug, money laundering scheme

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Thursday, April 12 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-04-13 00:48:47 GMT<p>Kyle Plush was retrieving his tennis gear …

Police use Facebook to track suspect

Ashland Police used social media to help catch a man they said used social media to commit a crime.

Responsive justice: how citizens experience the justice system

The justice system is a vital public service. It upholds our laws, defends our rights and supports our institutions. Almost half of us will use the …

911 Tape Proves Inmate's Innocence, But DA Won't Release Him: Lawyer

Gregory Hartshorn admits he's no angel, but "just can't accept this."<p>A Louisiana man imprisoned for a carjacking he says he didn't commit has served nine years behind bars, even though the prosecution's file contained crucial evidence supporting his claim that was never shared.<p>Like most people …

Cops are taking people’s stuff — legally.

<i>By</i> <i>Adrian Arizmendi</i><p>Yes that’s right, law enforcement took more than $5 billion worth of property and cash from people in 2014 — and it was completely …

Unsolved | Citizen detective

Cold case detective Kent Schoonover, investigating the 1976 death of 14-year-old John Zera, more than 30 years later, delves into the background of …

Police raid 2 Chinatown shops accused of ‘organized retail crime’

Two Chinatown discount stores were stuffed with common household items police say were stolen from other stores.<p>Three employees of My-Tan Fashion and …

Rethinking justice: A prosecutor, a felon and a choice

Story by TOM HALLMAN JR. | thallman@oregonian.com<p>Nov. 25, 2015<p>DeQuandre Davis' father was a legend, a feared and respected leader of the Crips until …

Portland, OR

After 15 years, new DNA test may clear son of mother’s killing in Longview

LONGVIEW —New DNA testing has linked a Kelso man to the killing of his aunt 15 years ago — and could exonerate the victim’s son, who is serving life …

Mental Illness--No Motive Required

The case of Abigail Hanna--the pretty, blonde 21-year-old who allegedly kidnapped a toddler she once cared for before shaving her head, burning her with cigarettes, and leaving her by the side of the road some eight miles from her home--has the media fascinated, and it's easy to understand why: …

We Must Stop the Scourge of White-on-White Crime

November 28, 2015 by Ed Brayton<p>In 2014, 82.5% of all white murder victims were killed by other white people. The numbers are similar for rape, armed …

Facebook hands over user account data in response to 80 percent of U.S. law enforcement requests

Facebook released its Global Government Requests Report Wednesday, in which it reported that it provides at least some user data in response to almost 80 percent of U.S. law enforcement requests.<p>The most recent reporting period is the first half of 2015. Facebook produced data in response to 79 …

Can law enforcement use "fake" crimes to create criminals?

<i>This story is the first in a two-part series</i> <i>published by The Crime Report.</i> <i>Part Two</i>was posted, Thursday, Nov. 19<i>.</i><p>The drugs were not real. The sentence …

Judiciary

Police are Creating Fake Accounts on Facebook So They Can Monitor You, How to Identify a Fake Account

<b>Police Create Fake Profiles on Facebook and Attempt to Build Relationships Along With Monitor Your Friends and Events</b><p>Police departments around the …