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Los Angeles County to Increase Investigations of Wrongful Convictions

Los Angeles County to Increase Investigations of Wrongful Convictions

With wrongful conviction claims by inmates on the rise, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office will be launching a task force of veteran prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers that…

California Lawmakers Consider Bill Authorizing Police To Use ‘Drug Breathalyzers’ on Drivers

California Lawmakers Consider Bill Authorizing Police To Use ‘Drug Breathalyzers’ on Drivers

As more states begin legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes, there seem to be two main — and completely opposite — responses. Pro-pot organizations applaud state governments for providing a safe…

Los Angeles Law Enforcement Crack Down on Street Racing

Los Angeles Law Enforcement Crack Down on Street Racing

Los Angeles Police are cracking down on illegal street racing in the city, following a recent increase in the activity. Early on April 20th, 44 people were arrested and their…

New Packaging for E-Liquid May Arrive Soon

New Packaging for E-Liquid May Arrive Soon

North Carolina legislators are moving to change the bottle packaging designs for e-liquid to make it safer for consumers. E-liquid is the flavored nicotine capsule that is used in electronic…

Man Arrested for Shipping Pot Through UPS — Again

Man Arrested for Shipping Pot Through UPS — Again

A Chicago man was arrested for shipping marijuana through the United Parcel Service — for the second time in five years. Ryan Bailey, 32, didn’t learn the first time that…

You Can Now Serve Divorce Papers Through Facebook

You Can Now Serve Divorce Papers Through Facebook

If your soon-to-be-former spouse is dodging your phone calls and visits, is it possible to serve the divorce papers through Facebook? According to a recent legal ruling, the answer is…

North Carolina Man Steals Engagement Rings from Jewelry Store, but at Least He Apologized First

North Carolina Man Steals Engagement Rings from Jewelry Store, but at Least He Apologized First

Police in Hickory, N.C., are looking for a jewelry store thief who stole from a store in the town’s main drag. But store employees allege that at least the man…

Chisholm, Minnesota Continues Year-Long Consideration of Potential Rental Property Ordinance

Chisholm, Minnesota Continues Year-Long Consideration of Potential Rental Property Ordinance

An ill-maintained neighborhood can lower property values and drive away new residents, hurting homeowners and landlords alike. Because of this, the city of Chisholm, Minn. is considering the possibility of…

‘Family’ of 11 Shares Nine-Bedroom Home in Hartford But May Be Forced to Split Due to Zoning Laws

‘Family’ of 11 Shares Nine-Bedroom Home in Hartford But May Be Forced to Split Due to Zoning Laws

A group with an unconventional living arrangement may be forced from their home in Hartford, Conn., according to a city zoning code. The individuals, all long-time friends, refer to themselves…

Chinese Authorities Fine Procter & Gamble for False Advertising on Crest Brand Toothpaste Commercial

Chinese Authorities Fine Procter & Gamble for False Advertising on Crest Brand Toothpaste Commercial

After running a TV advertisement in China discussing the whitening effects of Crest brand toothpaste, Procter and Gamble (PandG) is facing a fine of nearly $1 million (USD) from the…