Firearm crime rates in Tulare County were released in California’s annual crime statistics report

A new study by the California Department of Justice sheds light on patterns and trends in firearms used in crimes. The first annual California Crime Report, released June 30, is part of the state’s annual statistical reporting of Homicide in California, Crime in California, Use of Force Incident Reporting, and Juvenile Justice in California. “Access … Read more

Governor Youngkin weighs the circumstances of the crime in deciding the voting rights of the felons

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin contemplates whether to restore civil rights to convicted felons who have served their time, he is considering at least some of the circumstances of their crimes, his administration said Monday in a letter to the state NAACP. Read the message here: Commonwealth Secretary Kay Coles James … Read more

Millennials want to make misinformation a crime

“Referring to someone by the wrong gender pronoun (he/she, she/it) should be a criminal offense,” says millennials in a new survey. Americans, especially young people, often bemoan that our country has such problems with the police and mass incarceration. But when it comes to decriminalizing or reducing penalties for things that put people in the … Read more

Trump appointed counsel John Tate, who pardoned him for campaign finance offenses

Former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign is once again spitting on campaign finance laws, this time by hiring a strategist who was convicted of crimes related to a political bribery scheme — which Trump later pardoned. According to new disclosures filed over the weekend, Trump’s political operation has hired John Tate via his company, JFT … Read more