A $15 per hour minimum wage would lead to $2.4 billion in property crimes, a new paper released Monday argues.
A Chicago grand jury has indicted Empire actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony accounts of disorderly conduct after he allegedly lied to police about being the victim of a hate crime, NBC reports.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday violent crime dropped across the country in 2018.
The Supreme Court punted Wednesday in Madison v. Alabama, sending back to state court the case of a man whose vascular dementia has caused him to forget his crime.
America is facing a serious increase in hate crimes, according to multiple prominent figures; data from the FBI show that, while this is true, the full story is more complicated than it may seem.
The Wyoming state Senate late last week voted down a proposal to abolish the death penalty in the state.
State senators voted 12-to-18 against the abolition proposal, the Casper Star Tribune reported. This marked a reversal from its hearing in committee, when the bill received unanimous support from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, were far more closely tied to the marketing of deadly opioids than previously thought, new documents released in a Massachusetts lawsuit suggest.
As other cities saw a decline in previously surging murders, the nation’s capital experienced a 36 percent increase in the rate of homicides in 2018.
The Senate passed a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill known as the First Step Act on Tuesday by a vote of 87-12.