Juvenile offenders kept under supervision close to home, rather than in secure, state-run facilities, are significantly less likely to be arrested again or commit more serious crimes, according to a new study. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Xavier McElrath-Bey of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth and Michael Thompson of the Council of State Governments Justice Center. Continue reading →
San Francisco police have identified a “person of interest,” but no one has been arrested in connection with the gruesome discovery of a suitcase full of body parts Wednesday in the city’s South of Market area, authorities said Thursday. Investigators pinpointed the potential suspect late Wednesday, but police could release additional details about the ongoing investigation, San Francisco police spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan said. The gristly discovery happened around 4:15 p.m. when someone flag
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial.
“Language Matters,” a new PBS documentary, explores how linguistic heritage and traditional cultures around the world are at risk of being lost forever. Jeffrey Brown talks to the show’s host, poet Bob Holman, about the fight to revive languages on the brink. Continue reading →
Suge Knight has turned himself in to the police after reportedly killing his friend Terry Carter by running him over, and then fleeing the scene. According to ABC7 Eyewitness News, who tweeted out this picture, Knight arrived at Sheriff's West Hollywood Station in the early hours of Friday, Jan. 30, following the deadly hit and run. James Blatt, representing the former Death Row Records CEO, told reporters earlier that he is confident that once police have finished their investigations, no cha
Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves smashed a stolen SUV through its front door and made off with historic gold rush nuggets on display.
Two people are dead following a shooting in East Anchorage Tuesday morning, the Anchorage Police Department wrote in a release. The incident marks the second and third Anchorage homicides of 2015, according to APD.
Rob Duke's insight:
This is related to Robert Agnew's Story-Line Theory....you never hear a suspect talk about how they learned to commit crime; nor do we hear about social or economic strain. Instead, suspects tell stories of how one thing led to another and another, etc. culminating with the event that led to their arrest.