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Crime

Watchdog report raises questions over LAPD’s use of patrol car videos
The inspector general for the Los Angeles Police Department said it is inconsistently reviewing and using patrol car videos, and recommended a new mandate for officers to turn on the devices during stops, the Los Angeles Times reported.

28.03.2015 02:20

​Inmates allegedly forced by jailer into ‘gladiator-style fights’
Accusations that a California sheriff’s deputy forced inmates at a local to jail to fight one another for his own amusement has landed an official with an already sordid past in hot water once again.

27.03.2015 14:32

​Thousands of British women with botched breast implants eligible for compensation
Thousands of women in the UK who were given faulty breast implants could have been eligible for compensation – if they submitted their claim by Friday, a solicitor said.

27.03.2015 16:38

​‘High-level corruption’: Investigations into police ‘cover-up’ of child abuse expanded
A British watchdog is expanding its investigation into allegations that senior Metropolitan Police figures ordered officers to drop inquiries into child sex abuse claims involving politicians, judges and celebrities.

27.03.2015 16:36

​Britain at ‘cliff edge’ as ISIS recruitment rises, must offer ‘counter-narrative’ – MPs
Britain is on a “cliff edge,” with men, women and children preparing to flee to join the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), MPs warned on Thursday.

26.03.2015 10:08

Injustice over Mark Duggan case reflects global problem of police incompetence and brutality
The news that the officer who killed Mark Duggan in North London on August, 4 2011 has been cleared of “any wrongdoing” will not come as a surprise to many people.

27.03.2015 14:23

Cyber threat-sharing bill clears House committee, would give immunity to companies
The House Intelligence Committee unanimously approved its cyber threat data-sharing bill on Thursday. The measure provides liability protections for companies when sharing cyber attack information with government agencies.

27.03.2015 00:33

​Jury overturns guilty terror verdict in alleged Tony Blair assassination plot
Law student Erol Incedal has been cleared of charges which alleged he planned a terrorist attack, including a plot to murder former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

26.03.2015 12:10

'A boy like so many others': Shocked reactions from those who knew Germanwings co-pilot
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who allegedly deliberately crashed Germanwings flight 4U9525 into the Alps on Tuesday, was described as a "normal" and "very nice" young man by those in his German hometown.

26.03.2015 16:08

Death penalty backed by less than 50% of Brits
For the first time in history, less than half of Britain’s population believes that the death penalty is an appropriate or humane form of punishment, a new survey has revealed.

26.03.2015 13:56

US Army National Guard soldier, cousin arrested for conspiring to support ISIS
A member of the United States Army National Guard and his cousin have been arrested and charged with planning to provide material support to the Islamic State. Facebook chats with an undercover FBI agent led to the arrest.

26.03.2015 16:48

‘Devastating Israeli attacks’ on Gaza don’t justify violations by Hamas – Amnesty
Months after a damning report on Israeli strikes during the summer war in Gaza, Amnesty International has issued similar analysis of actions by Palestinian armed groups, saying some of their attacks also “amounted to war crimes.”

26.03.2015 14:23