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How A School Bomb-Scare Case Sparked A Media vs. FBI Fight

How A School Bomb-Scare Case Sparked A Media vs. FBI Fight

By Raphael Satter | Mar 21
The young hacker was told in no uncertain terms: You are safe with me. But Norm Weatherill was no reporter. He was FBI agent Norman Sanders Jr., and the whole conversation was a trap.

Florida Cop Looks for Suspects with 'Wheel of Fugitive'

Florida Cop Looks for Suspects with 'Wheel of Fugitive'

Mar 19
Every week, Sheriff Wayne Ivey of Brevard County, Florida, goes on Facebook and spins a wheel of local fugitives in an effort to help capture them.

Skydiving Dogs Combating Poachers Across Africa

Skydiving Dogs Combating Poachers Across Africa

Mar 13
Poaching of elephants, rhinos and other wild animals is a large problem across Africa. Some countries have started deploying dogs jumping from helicopters to catch poachers.

New SFPD Chief Pledges Safety, Respect

New SFPD Chief Pledges Safety, Respect

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 28
San Francisco's new police chief has been sworn in, pledging to be someone who's "accessible" and a "relationship builder."

Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

By Ken Thomas and Eric Tucker | Jan 17
FBI Director James Comey, already under fierce public scrutiny for his handling of the election-year probe of Hillary Clinton, faces a new internal investigation.

LGBT Criminal Justice Professionals Meet In Amsterdam

By John McDonald | Aug 6
Diplomats and global law enforcement leaders are meeting this week in the Netherlands for a first of its kind conference.

Some San Bernardino Victims Support Efforts to Hack iPhone

By Tami Abdollah and Amanda Lee Myers | Feb 23
Some family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino attack will file court papers in support of a judge's order that Apple Inc. help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone as part of its investigation, a lawyer and others say.

Experts Discuss How to Handle Defiant High School Students

By Meg Kinnard | Nov 1
How should adults respond when a teenager defies her teacher? Disturbing videos showing a school resource officer flipping a girl from her desk and tossing her across the floor this week raised tough questions.

SF DA Looks at Bias in Law Enforcement

By Cynthia Laird | Jun 13
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón wants to develop better tools for prosecutors to use in order to determine if there is bias in the city's criminal justice system, he told the Bay Area Reporter.

Christian Preacher Wins Lawsuit Wrongful Arrest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 1
A Christian street preacher won over $21,600 after a three-year battle against the Greater Manchester Police, whom he said wrongfully imprisoned him for 19 hours after he allegedly harassed two gay teens via reading scripture.

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