Mr. Kevonte Alfred
Kevonte Alfred, of Gary, died early Tuesday at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus after he was shot in the side inside a residence
A wake-up call for the community: Loved ones remember popular rapper, gunned down in the street
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Europe’s Prisons Reel Under Virus Assault; A Warning to U.S.?
by shandelman on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Prison riots in Italy and France. Spreading infections and shortages of masks and protective equipment in the United Kingdom, Spain and elsewhere. A TCR look at COVID-19’s impact on the European corrections offers a foretaste of what could be in store for American facilities.
LA Federal Prison Focal Point of Pandemic in Lockups
by Crime and Justice News on April 7, 2020 at 11:23 am
Five inmates in a low-security prison in Oakdale, La., have died and at least 46 prisoners and staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Critics say federal prison officials have been too slow to respond to the disease.
Ex-Vatican Treasurer Cleared in High-Profile Sex Abuse Case
by Crime and Justice News on April 7, 2020 at 7:15 am
Australia’s seven high court judges agreed unanimously that the jury in the cardinal’s trial “ought to have entertained a doubt” about his guilt of former Melbourne archbishop George Pell.
Police Can Stop Motorists on Driving-Violation ‘Hunch,’ Justices Rule
by TCR Staff on April 6, 2020 at 3:26 pm
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that it is reasonable for a police officer to pull over a vehicle registered to someone with a revoked driver’s license, even if officers don’t know for sure who is driving. Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented.
Locked-Down NYC Sees Rise in Business Burglaries; Other Offenses Down
by TCR Staff on April 6, 2020 at 3:20 pm
Burglaries of New York City commercial establishments have increased 75 percent between March 12 and March 31, but other types of crime have slowed since Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency, according to the NYPD.