Month: August 2015

Man Faces Obscenity Charge After O’Donnell’s Daughter Found

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Man Faces Obscenity Charge After O'Donnell's Daughter Found TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The owner of the home where Rosie O'Donnell's missing teen daughter was found earlier this week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, according to authorities and the star's spokeswoman. Steven Sheerer faces charges of child endangerment and distribution of obscenity to a minor, authorities... [...]

Police Use Stingrays In Routine Crimes, Don’t Tell Prosecution, Defense

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Police Use Stingrays In Routine Crimes, Don't Tell Prosecution, Defense Police in many cities are using phone trackers known as stingrays to locate the perpetrators of routine street crimes and frequently concealed that fact from the suspects, their lawyers and judges, reports USA Today. In the process, they transformed a form of surveillance billed as a tool to hunt terrorists and kidnappers into a staple of everyday policing. The... [...]

Are Topless Panhandlers Covered by the First Amendment?

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Are Topless Panhandlers Covered by the First Amendment?New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio raised the possibility of dismantling Times Square’s popular pedestrian plaza to deal with complaints about a surge of topless and costumed panhandlers at one of the world’s busiest crossroads.As The Wall Street Journal reports, the idea floated by the mayor and endorsed by the city’s police commissioner prompted a backlash from transportation... [...]

Caitlyn Jenner Could Face Manslaughter Charge in Fatal Car Crash

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Caitlyn Jenner Could Face Manslaughter Charge in Fatal Car CrashCaitlyn Jenner could face a manslaughter charge in a fatal February car crash in California after investigators determined she was driving too fast, officials and law-enforcement sources said on Thursday.The four-vehicle crash involving the former Olympian and current reality-TV star left a woman dead on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on Feb 7.Traffic investigators have... [...]

Hackers Finally Post Stolen Ashley Madison Data

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Hackers Finally Post Stolen Ashley Madison DataHACKERS WHO STOLE sensitive customer information from the cheating site AshleyMadison.com appear to have made good on their threat to post the data online.A data dump, 9.7 gigabytes in size, was posted on Tuesday to the dark web using an Onion address accessible only through the Tor browser. The files appear to include account details and log-ins for some 32 million users of the social networking... [...]