09/07/2012 - The NYPD releases its crimes stats for the first six months of the year. The “suspicious package” that caused a flight to head back to the airport after taking off was a hoax. Fourteen Libyan dissidents say they were tortured by the United States. And more.
06/22/2012 - The death toll from the Taliban’s attack on a Kabul hotel on Thursday reaches 20. The House passes a bill giving border security priority over protecting the environment. PayPal offers money to find bugs. And more.
05/15/2012 - The European Commission officially referred a major new treaty aimed at protecting intellectual property, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, to the European Union’s highest court Friday.
04/09/2012 - A Tulsa task force makes two arrests for the Friday shootings that left three dead and two injured. Foreign countries are infiltrating America’s colleges with questionable motives, the FBI says. Medicaid breach larger than originally thought. And more.
04/05/2012 - This year’s tax deadline is Tuesday April 17. Among the millions of documents headed to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) between now and then are an increasing number of returns from tax-savvy gang members who have learned to exploit the system.
03/23/2012 - A bill (H.R. 2065) introduced by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) would amend the federal criminal code to allow an individual to have a nonviolent criminal conviction expunged in certain circumstances.
03/20/2012 - The authors first note that preventing workplace and school-based violence starts with the understanding that no one can predict violence; rather, the goal is to assess dangerousness based on observations and reports of a person’s behavior.
02/15/2012 - FBI reviews and purges anti-Muslim training material. Cincinnati mulls news rules for metal sales to deter thieves. Guatemalan president wants to fight the drug war by legalizing them. And more.
02/14/2012 - Police among the worst speeders in South Florida, according to a newspaper's investigation. Syrian residents brace for civil war. Police in Maryland add "hospital policy" to new tasers. And more.
02/06/2012 - There's been progress in the fight against money laundering with compliance efforts at banks, new regulations, and global efforts to crack down on tax havens. But criminals continue to innovate, and they tend to adapt more quickly than the law.