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Ars Technica writer Peter Bright aka @DrPizza arrested for ‘enticement of a minor to engage in illegal ****** activity’

Peter Bright (Twitter: @DrPizza), best known as a contributing writer to the tech publication Ars Technica, has been arrested on charges of soliciting *** with children online.

This complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, shows that an undercover FBI special agent contacted Bright via KinkD, a social media ...

California couple ordered to pay $600,000 for uprooting a 180-year-old tree

Toni and Peter Thompson were building a new house in Sonoma, California. They removed three trees, including a 180-year-old oak, from a nearby piece of property they owned with plans to relocate them next to the house. But the trees were damaged in the removal process and they died. The surrounding area around the trees ...

List of thousands of criminal cops accidentally released under public records laws, now CA AG threatens 2 reporters with legal action for having a copy

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra told two Berkeley-based reporters that it is against the law to even possess a copy of this never-before-publicly-released list of convicted cops. ...

Robert Kraft allegedly paid for *** act on morning of AFC Championship game between New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs

PHOTO: President Donald Trump and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Joshua Roberts/Reuters

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft today got a court date stemming from multiple prostitution charges.

Robert Kraft, who is 77, allegedly paid for a *** act in Florida on the morning of the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and ...

San Francisco marijuana crimes to be expunged by the thousands, with Code For America’s help

A project to expunge marijuana-related convictions in San Francisco that took an entire year to pull together is nearly complete, San Francisco prosecutors said today, as they announced that 9,300 *** crimes will soon be removed from people’s criminal records.

That's a big deal. As the SF DA said at today's press conference, a felony ...

Supreme court curbs states’ power to levy fines and seize property through civil forfeiture

The Supreme Court today unanimously rules for Tyson Timbs, a small-time drug offender whose $42,000 Land Rover was seized by the state of Indiana as a civil forfeiture.

In its opinion, the Supreme Court rules that the U.S. Constitution's 8th amendment clause on excessive fines clause applies to states and local governments, and curbs their power ...

New documentary about Adnan Syed from the “Serial” podcast

This spring, HBO will air a new documentary about Adnan Syed, the subject of the first season of the Serial podcast. The four-part series is directed by Amy Berg ("Deliver Us from Evil"). From the Baltimore Sun:

Syed, the subject of the wildly popular “Serial” podcast, was convicted in 2000 of killing his former ...