While the ability to track 'flash mob' lawbreakers on Twitter and other social media platforms offers a powerful, futuristic vision for policing, real-life police response has so far been more Sherlock Holmes and less Blade Runner.
The Obama administration says its new deportation policy will focus only on the worst criminals, not college kids and maids. But that could make the jobs of law enforcement – from local cops to federal agents – much more complicated.
West Memphis Three members, convicted in 1994 of killing three Boy Scouts, could go free Friday, news reports suggest. The men of the West Memphis Three have drawn support from actor Johnny Depp, among other famous personalities.
Authorities say bank vault manager, Gary Cazarez, drove away from Key Bank in Anchorage, Alaska with over $4 million dollars in tow. It wasn't until Mr. Cazarez hit Tijuana, Mexico, that things went awry.
'Barefoot Bandit' Colton Harris-Moore robbed houses and stole planes, boats, and cars before being caught in the Bahamas last summer. Now, Fox is making a movie about him. Colton-Harris has said all the money from the deal will go to his victims.