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Man who was beaten by undercover law enforcement may have his case heard before the Supreme Court

It’s been six years since James King was heinously attacked by two undercover officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan and he has still not received justice. At the time of the attack, a local police detective and an FBI agent were working as part of a task force, searching for a fugitive accused of stealing a…
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Glossary of Criminal Justice Terms

Glossary of Criminal Justice Terms All professions and fields of study develop their own unique vocabulary, and the area of criminal justice is no different. Some of these terms have entered widespread use thanks to shows like Law and Order and Criminal Minds, while other words are more obscure. Understanding some of the language of…
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Protect Yourself From Cybercriminals

Protect Yourself From Cybercriminals The more people live their lives online, the more chances there are that they will be victims of cybercrime. Criminals continuously find new ways to harness online tools and technologies to commit crimes. The types of cybercrime that might affect a private individual include bullying, financial fraud, email spoofing, hacking, identity…
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A Guide to Domestic Violence and Getting Help

A Guide to Domestic Violence and Getting Help When you hear the words “domestic violence,” you may automatically think about physical abuse between partners. However, domestic violence can involve much more than hurting someone physically with fists or feet. Domestic violence can also involve emotional and psychological abuse, stalking, or sexual assault, and other issues…
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Ohio K-9 Drug Dogs Can’t Distinguish Hemp and Marijuana

Law enforcement has utilized police dogs for drug searches for years in Ohio. Now, a newly passed law could turn law enforcement’s long distinguished K-9 drug unit on its head. Ohio has recently passed a new hemp law, which states that any cannabis with less than 0.3 percent THC is now considered to be legal…
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Cold Case Reopened; Ohio Man Accused of Murdering His Family 11 Years Later

Questions that have remained unanswered for 11 years surrounding a cold case may finally come to light this year. Peter Romans, a 59-year-old Madison County resident, has been charged with killing his entire family via arson which included 51-year-old wife Billi, his son Caleb and their teenaged daughter Ami.  The circumstances surrounding the night of the…
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Former Student Accused with Threatening Grove City Schools

The Grove City Area school district was in a panic after a threat was reported by law enforcement this Tuesday. While police did not give a description of the threat, they did say it was “vague” in nature. As a cautionary measure, parents were notified and 15 schools were placed on lockdown, meaning no students…
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Man Killed by Employee at Columbus Smoke Shop

A man was shot outside of a smoke shop in Columbus this Tuesday and authorities are trying to find out why. Oscar Louis Morgan Jr., 24-year-old man, was shopping at the Outlet Smoke Shop in McNaughten Centre around 1 a.m on May 14. Witnesses state Morgan was reportedly intoxicated when he entered the store and started…
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Ohio Mom Gets 10 Years for Leaving Baby in Hot Car

Last September 4th, a woman from Zanesville named Samantha Donohoe went inside her apartment. While in the apartment, Donohoe left her two-month-old son in the car for hours with the heat index that day reaching 97 degrees Fahrenheit or 36 degrees Celsius. The child was found dead when Donohoe returned to the scene. Prosecutors are…
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