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March 2019 Archives

Routine traffic stop in California leads to drug seizure

A routine traffic stop on the afternoon of March 23 led to the discovery of a significant amount of drugs and a handgun according to a report from the Long Beach Police Department. A 30-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman have been taken into custody in connection with the seized narcotics. Media reports indicate that they are being held in Los Angeles County detention facilities, and their bail has been set at $1 million.

Prosecutor accused of racially biased jury selection

Some California residents might be aware of a case in Mississippi in which a man has been on trial six times for the same alleged murder. The case has reached the U.S. Supreme Court because the prosecutor has been accused of deliberately keeping African-Americans off the jury.

Tips for avoiding drunk driving

Spring is almost here, and California residents will soon be celebrating St. Patrick's Day, going on spring break and getting caught up in the annual March Madness NCAA basketball tournament. While all these events are fun, they also tend to involve alcohol, which could increase the risk of drunk driving accidents.

Arrest rates growing for young people nationwide

Being arrested can have a major impact on the rest of a person's life. According to a study released by the RAND Corporation, people arrested in California and across the country see ongoing effects to their wages, relationships and other future outcomes after an initial arrest. For example, when people are arrested one time, they are around 3.5 percent less likely to marry later. While this may seem relatively small, the drop continues to grow with each subsequent arrest.

Can a drug conviction impact financial aid eligibility?

By the time your child leaves the nest to attend college, you probably hope the morals and values you instilled in him or her will help your child make smart choices in your absence. For many university students, however, college can be a time of experimentation, and some of that experimenting can lead to harsh and considerable consequences.

Three California men detained in alleged home burglary

Three men were detained in Pasadena on suspicion of burglary. Claremont police were alerted of the alleged break-in when a housekeeper called 911 to report a possible intruder at a residence in the 3700 block of Hollins Avenue. The call was placed at approximately 1 p.m. The housekeeper told police that she was hiding at the time of the call.

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