Occupying President Obama on final day: criminal sentencing reform

Rather than spending his final day in office idly watching the hours go by and otherwise attending to purely personal affairs in readying himself for the transition to a new government, outgoing President Barack Obama was busy with his pen on the final day of his tenure. A number of Indiana residen...

3 points to know about drunk driving charges

Driving drunk is something that most people know not to do. There are sometimes things that happen that require people to get behind the wheel after having some alcohol at a party or other event. After an arrest for drunk driving -- including such an unfortunate event occurring when you were trying...

Lawful arrests or improper police action without probable cause?

Developments that are emerging in the aftermath of massive arrests effected by police officers in the nation's capital last Friday are taking on a decided "we say, they say" hue. We: As cops, we're telling you that the cordon-and-arrest tactics we carried out against demonstrators in a confined dow...

Best Buy computer-tech department: an arm of the government?

Admittedly, the above-cited blog headline query leading off today's post might come across as a bit alarming. After all, we're talking the Geek Squad here, that Best Buy-hyped internal crew of computer-savvy workers who stand ever ready to remedy problems with customers' computers and quickly return...

What you need to know about vehicular manslaughter

It was something you had done a hundred times before. You sent a quick text and took your eyes off the road for just a second. That second was all it took to collide with the vehicle that had suddenly stopped in front of you. You were lucky. Your injuries were minor. The other driver was not so luc...
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