Author: Lois Lane

How Police Are Using Technology To Keep People Safe

There is no doubt that body cameras complete with audio installed have helped the police in dealing with the general public by capturing the interactions between police and a possible suspect on digital video. This crime-fighting technology has allowed police departments to be more efficient and be able to analyze crime in a timelier manner. CBS interviewed Nicolas Thompson, the editor and chief for Wired Magazine who spoke about how new technology will help police be able to catch people faster and keep the public safe. He says body cameras have already reduced the violent interactions between the police and the public...

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John Travolta’s Movie “Gotti” Receives Low Reviews

According to various movie review sites and Hollywood gossip blogs, the John Travolta movie Gotti, based on the biopic of the Gamino crime boss John Gotti’s’ rise from made man to top dog is getting bad reviews, with Rotten Tomatoes giving a 0% score. Even Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’s movie Gigli back in 2003 received a 6%. Travolta, 64, stars as the late John Gotti, the leader of the Gambino family with his wife Kelly Preston playing the role of John Gotti’s wife, Victoria Gotti. The film was directed by Kevin Connolly who started in the series “Entourage” on HBO....

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Judge Denies Manafort Bail While Awaiting Trail

A federal judge has revoked Paul Manafor’s bail while he was awaiting trial after new charges came forward that Manafort had tried to influence the testimony of two government witnesses while he was on temporary release. Manafort had posted a $10 million bond and had been under house arrest until his September trial. The former Trump campaign chairman was indicted on charges of money laundering and making false statements. Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia said during a 90-minute court hearing, “This is not middle school, I can’t take away...

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Sketched Released Of Man Wanted In Long Island Kidnapping

The police have released a sketch of a man who tried to grab two young girls who were jumping rope in their Long Island backyard on Maple Avenue in Mineola. The girls were playing around 4:40 pm when two men approached the girls. The men chased the girls around the yard, one of the girls was pushed to the ground and hit on the face but was able to scream for help frightening the men. The second girl had managed to run away from the men but she wasn’t hurt, police have said. The men were described as having...

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