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- Forensic cleaner shares what it is like having to mop up some of Sydney's most gruesome crime scenes
Cleaning up crime
scenes sounds like a horror story for most, but it's just another day of work for forensic cleaner Lee Lordanidis.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 22 May 2022.
- Boy, 17, killed himself after scammer tricked him into sending nude then blackmailed him
Ryan Last, 17, of San Jose, California, took his own life in February after a cybercriminal told him he would send naked pictures of the teen to his family and friends if he failed to pay $5,000.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 21 May 2022.
- EU Justice Official Says War Crimes in Ukraine 'Will Not Go Unpunished'
EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders has vowed that war crimes in Ukraine will be criminally prosecuted and that atrocities committed during the Russian invasion "will not go unpunished."
Radio Liberty. Saturday, 21 May 2022.
- USPS postal police say they are sidelined during time of heightened crime
There are now only about 400 postal officers who say they are banned from patrolling streets, and relegated to protecting only postal facilities.
ABC News. Saturday, 21 May 2022.
- Clarence Avant, famed music executive, endorses Rick Caruso for mayor
Avant's wife Jacqueline, a philanthropist and activist, was murdered inside their Beverly Hills home in December in a crime
that drew national attention.
Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 21 May 2022.
- Given a chance to avoid jail and criminal charges, mentally ill, addicted and homeless people in L.A. pass
A program designed to send mentally ill, addicted or homeless adults into treatment instead of jails when arrested in L.A. is having little success.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 20 May 2022.
- Crime network who duped lonely men out of more than €1m arrested in international police sting
network which used young women to trick lonely men into handing over more than €1m (£848,000) in savings has been busted in an international police sting.
Sky News. Friday, 20 May 2022.
- Grand jury indicts Buffalo mass shooting suspect
The suspect accused of killing 10 people and wounding three others at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, appeared in court Thursday. Authorities are weighing the possibility of adding hate crime
and terrorism charges. ...
CBS News. Friday, 20 May 2022.
- The former prisoners tasked with patrolling San Francisco
Artie spent 26 years in jail for murder. He is now part of a controversial scheme to tackle drugs, homelessness and crime
in San Francisco.
BBC News. Friday, 20 May 2022.
- Cook County alternative program helps people get clean from drugs, avoid criminal behavior
"When you believe in them, they change their lives"
ABC News. Friday, 20 May 2022.
- 135 Teachers And Aides Facing Child Sex Crime Charges So Far In 2022
'There could have been more cases'
Daily Caller. Thursday, 19 May 2022.
- Ukraine round-up: Soldier confronted and George Bush's gaffe
A Ukrainian widow speaks at the first war crimes trial and Bush says Iraq invasion was "unjustified".
BBC News. Thursday, 19 May 2022.
- Russian Soldier Who Pleaded Guilty at War Crimes Trial Apologizes
Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin says he was ordered to shoot at 62-year-old Oleksandr Shelipov because he and his fellow soldiers believed that he was informing the Ukrainian military about their location.
New York Times. Thursday, 19 May 2022.
- Crime wave shapes D.C.'s mayoral race, puts Bowser on defense
The District of Columbia's mayoral race is driven by a surge of violent crime
in the city, with Democratic candidates pitching themselves as best equipped to restore law and order.
Washington Times. Thursday, 19 May 2022.
- Widow Of Murdered Ukrainian Civilian Reacts To Russian Soldier's Guilty Plea
The widow of a Ukrainian civilian killed by the first Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Ukraine said he could have "missed" her husband instead of carrying out orders. ...
Radio Liberty. Thursday, 19 May 2022.
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