NY criminal justice bill to be named after Michael K. Williams

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Michael K. Williams’ legacy may live on forever in his hometown of New York — thanks to a new criminal justice reform bill.

Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn (D-Brooklyn) is working on legislation aimed at curbing the state’s incarceration rates in honor of the late actor, who grew up in her district.

“The Michael K. Williams bill will serve to reduce mass incarceration, which disproportionately hurts people of color and costs tax payers millions of dollars,” Hermelyn told The Post in a statement.

The five-time Emmy nominee, who died Monday at 54, used his fame as a platform to speak out

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Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm, gives criminals a fair warning, in a effort to keep drug activity low on Oahu

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HONOLULU (KHON2) – “For anyone working in Chinatown, you’re going to get arrested,” said Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm, who was calling out drug dealers, in a press conference in front of Kehaulike Market held on Wednesday. “We are going to prosecute you. The business and residents down here deserve a break.”

According to the Honolulu Police Department, since the middle of July, HPD has made 74 arrests in Chinatown and in the Kalihi-Palama neighborhoods. A majority of them have been drug-related offenses.

“We continue to work with community outreach partners to provide social services, and we look forward to

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Opening arguments to begin in high-stakes criminal trial

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Opening statements are set to begin today in a long-delayed and anticipated criminal fraud trial against Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout whose blood-testing company, Theranos, propelled her to become the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire.

Holmes, now 37, launched the Silicon Valley startup in 2003 at just 19 years old, with a vision to overhaul diagnostic health care. Over more than a decade, the entrepreneur sold investors on the idea of developing an analyzer, the size of a desktop printer, that could run a suite of common tests on as little as a drop or two of blood taken

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Gallery of Victorian criminals believed to have formed part of early intelligence archive

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A collection of rare Victorian photos used by police to identify London gangs has emerged for sale more than 120 years later.

The photo album, compiled by police in the late 19th century, has portraits of hundreds of men known to police in south and east London.

Dressed in sharp suits and caps reminiscent of the criminals in BBC hit drama the Peaky Blinders, it is thought many of them were involved in organised crime and racketeering. 

Whilst many of the criminals look decidedly smart, most were simply wearing what was common for men at the time. 

Expert Austin Faraher,

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Dane County Judge Inadvertently Reveals a Troubling Culture of Coddling Criminals

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The presiding judge of the Dane County Circuit Court’s criminal division wrote a long rebuttal to a recent column by Dan O’Donnell, but as Dan notes, he accidentally revealed a deeply troubling attitude toward criminality

September 8, 2021
Perspective by Dan O’Donnell

Anyone who is in the public eye will tell you that one of the greatest temptations is to strike back at critics; to fire off an angry response every time a particularly nasty email comes in.  In politics especially—where emotions run high, and criticism (both legitimate and unhinged) is constant—there isn’t a person alive who hasn’t at some

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