Tag Archive: criminal

Aug 25 2014

I am not Sybrina Fulton

My 15-year-old son is a hulking 6’6. He wears a hoodie and listens to hip hop. But I’ve never had to explain to him that his neighbors might find him threatening. I’ve never told him that police officers might assume that if he’s hanging out on the sidewalks of our city he’s up to no …

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Aug 02 2014

UTT hosts session

The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center will host an advising session for students interested in the criminal justice program. An advising team will be on the UT Tyler LUC campus 6 – 7 p.m. Monday, August 11 to provide information about the UT Tyler bachelor of science in criminal justice degree. Instructors, …

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Jul 06 2014

“Watch your car month” informs drivers about preventing vehicle crimes

What is important to you? Is it your family, home, pets, money, security or other possessions? Did you know that if your vehicle is stolen or burglarized, all those things can also be threatened? In other words, crimes against a vehicle may be only the first in a string of criminal acts that directly affect …

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May 10 2014

Consumer alert: AG’s office launches investigation, warns consumers about thieves

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has opened a criminal investigation into a scheme by identity thieves who are posing as employees of the Texas Attorney General’s Office in an attempt to steal the identities of targeted individuals – particularly individuals who have applied for a short-term loan. Just last month, nearly 200 Texans reported receiving …

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Jun 22 2013

Lone Star State: Organized crime – East Texas family charged in probe

The discovery of stolen equipment at a private home near Winnsboro has led to a local family being charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. Jason Shane Anders, 38, surrendered to authorities week before last, and was booked on a count of engaging in organized criminal activity and a count of felony livestock theft. He …

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May 04 2013

Making poverty a crime

Ebenezer Scrooge, the Dickens character, perfectly personified the nasty rich. For example, when asked to make a charitable donation for people trapped in poverty, Scrooge curled his lip in contempt and snarled: “Are there no prisons?” Blessedly, our American society has progressed well past such heartless disdain. Unless, of course, you happen to be poor …

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Apr 27 2013

The baby-faced bomber

Sometimes a picture speaks volumes. Sometimes it’s outright deceptive. The picture of “Bomber No. 2” didn’t look a bit like a mass murderer. A sweet-faced college kid, the former lifeguard, the nice young man described by classmates and friends. It couldn’t be. There must be some outside organization calling the shots. An international conspiracy, perhaps. …

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Apr 12 2013

Nixing the I-word

united auto insurance florida p> The AP is improving the immigration debate by declaring that its reports will no longer refer to any human being as “illegal.” The Associated Press recently announced a major change in the way it describes people with an unlawful presence in the United States. The AP Stylebook, which spells out …

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