Delphine McElveen

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Gunman kills three people in shooting at Pennsylvania town hall meeting

A gunman blasted shots through the wall of a municipal building in a northeastern Pennsylvania town during a meeting and then barged into the room and continued firing, killing three people, before he was tackled by a local official and shot with his own gun, a witness said.<p>The shooting rampage, …

The price of surveillance: Government pays to snoop

WASHINGTON (AP) — How much are your private conversations worth to the government? Turns out, it can be a lot, depending on the technology.<p>In the era of intense government surveillance and secret court orders, a murky multimillion-dollar market has emerged. Paid for by U.S. tax dollars, but with …

Taken: The coldest case ever solved

A child vanishes<p>Reference<p>Chapter 1 — 1957: A child is taken<p>Maria Ridulph was 7 when she was kidnapped from a street corner in Sycamore, Illinois, on December 3, 1957. Her murder went unsolved for half a century.Photo: Family photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times<p>Maria was the pretty one, slight and …

U.S. wakes up to its prison nightmare

<b>For more What in the World, watch GPS, Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN</b><p>By <b>Global Public Square staff</b><p>We were struck by a piece of news recently that is good for America, shows that our politicians are learning from their mistakes, and are actually cooperating with each other – on both sides of …

'Revenge porn' should be a crime in U.S.

A new law in Israel makes it a sex crime to post sexual pictures or videos to the internet without the consent of the person featured in them. We need to follow that example.<p>Revenge porn can ruin a person's life. A single post can go viral. For example, in the United States, "Jane" allowed her …

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Arrest Made, Others Possible in Organized Retail Crime Spree

A 25-year-old Lawrence man is being held on $25,000 cash bail.<p>A 25-year-old Lawrence, Mass. man was arrested Tuesday in Salem for his alleged role in …

Friends of Ours

Italian authorities have seized assets worth 21 million euros or $25 million including 65 properties from Pietro Formoso who allegedly heads the …

Crime

<I>Very</I> Organized Crime

A man who left detailed plans for his wife's killing on his electronic organizer was convicted of her murder Friday and sentenced to life in</b> …

Gov. Snyder Signs Organized Retail Crime Act

Theft of retail merchandise with the intent or purpose of reselling the products is now a felony punishable by up to five years' imprisonment.<p>Gov. …

Busting Underground Shoplifting Rings: Inside Organized Retail Crime Raids

We used to call it shoplifting, but these days the foot soldiers of retail crime rings are known as boosters. Police even have an acronym for these …

Police 'should focus more on preventing crime than catching criminals'

The police should focus more on preventing crime than on catching criminals, the new chief inspector of constabulary for England and Wales has said.<p>Tom Winsor says too many officers think their primary purpose is to catch criminals and should spend more time on targeting would-be offenders and …

Too many human traffickers escape justice in UK, says solicitor general

Too few of the human traffickers who force women to work in the sex trade and children to labour in cannabis farms are being prosecuted in the UK, according to the solicitor general, Oliver Heald QC.<p>More than 1,180 victims of trafficking were identified last year, and in the previous year only 39 …

Christopher Darden Believes There May Be Justice Yet for Trayvon

O.J. Simpson’s prosecutor says he never would have brought the Trayvon case to court. Still, he argues, just putting George Zimmerman on trial was a …

Criminal justice watchdog set to overhaul flawed system

A criminal justice watchdog is to be formed to help overhaul a system that does not deliver the level of service the public "expect, want or …

Pope boosts Vatican laws against child abuse

Pope Francis has bolstered criminal legislation against child abuse in the Vatican in an overhaul of laws that apply to the clergy and lay people who work in the city state.<p>The Vatican said on Thursday in a statement that the pope's decree included "a broader definition of the category of crimes …

Law and Justice and George Zimmerman

The exoneration of Travyon Martin's killer is a stark reminder of the limitations of our judicial systems and the choices we make about the laws under which we live.<p>In the next few hours and days you'll likely be inundated with analysis and commentary and solemn expressions of outrage or joy about …

Smartphone system determines source of gunfire

If you were out on the street and suddenly heard sniper fire, you would no doubt react by ducking for cover. The problem is, it’s not always obvious …

Helmets

Four Cybersecurity Breaches That Could Rattle The World

Neither seemed particularly sophisticated, or malicious. But they do beg the obvious question: How much damage could a group of well-trained hackers do, economic and otherwise, if they really wanted to?<p>That's a question that Paul Rosenzweig has been thinking about for awhile. He's a former top US …

Kim Jong-un