Crime

Animals

An Undercover Investigation Exposed Horrible Animal Abuse at a Coca Cola-Affiliated Dairy Farm

Activists filmed several instances of abuse at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana.

Volunteer Coders Partner With San Francisco to Clear 9,300 Marijuana Arrest Records

People arrested with a joint long ago were saddled with criminal records for decades.

El Chapo and the 15 Biggest Money-Making Criminals of All Time

The inside finances of the world's most law-adverse entrepreneurs.

New California Law Makes it Easier to Erase Old Marijuana Convictions

Lawmakers addressed the unfairness of people saddled with a lifetime criminal record for doing what is now a legal big business.

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More States Have Made Marijuana Legal, So Why Are More People Getting Arrested?

Hundreds of thousands of people, particularly those who are poor and nonwhite, are still arrested annually for simple possession of marijuana.
prison

Creator of Doomed Fyre Festival Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.
Innovation Now

With This Company's New Tool, You Can Run a Free Background Check on Yourself

Checkr sells AI-powered background check software to companies. Now, it's giving job candidates a glimpse into what potential employers might see.
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The 9 Weirdest and Craziest Crimes and Heists of 2018

From New Zealand's avocado crime wave to a $98,000 ramen noodle heist -- check out these crazy crimes.
Innovation Now

This AI Tool Helps Companies Eliminate Hiring Bias in the Name of Productivity

Checkr's co-founder and CEO makes the case for why businesses and society are better off when background checks are streamlined with technology.
Facebook

Facebook Faces Flak Over 'Sexual Images' From Minors Survey

The survey asked Facebook users whether it'd be OK for adults to use the platform to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures.

Study Suggests Legal Pot Would Make Border Safer Than a Massive Wall

Smuggling is a violent business undeterred by walls but utterly dependent on a black market.
Internet

U.S. Shuts Down Huge Online Dark Web Market, AlphaBay

The site was used by 'hundreds of thousands' of people to buy and sell illegal goods and services, such as drugs, stolen IDs, malware and other hacking tools.

Somebody Needs to Tell Jeff Sessions That Legalized Marijuana Does Not Cause More Crime

The Attorney General claims legal cannabis increases crime but cops and academics both disagree.
Crime

Razer's 3-Screen Laptops Stolen From CES Booth

Razer is offering a $25,000 reward for 'original information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a criminal suspect.'