Operation LIPSTICK (Ladies Involved in Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killing), reaches out to women and teenage girls to warn them about the risks of making straw purchases — up to ten years in prison under federal law.
"I think the best analogy is probably sex or drugs," is how author Ryan Jacobs describes the allure of the truffle.
Starting next year, a judge, not ability to pay bail, will decide who remains jailed in the state before trial.
A forensic accountant gave key testimony in the first trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman.
Surprise ... it's not much like "Ocean's 8."
"This is really just a story about women who are excellent at their jobs — they just happen to be criminals," said Olivia Milch, co-writer and producer for "Ocean's 8."
Virginia’s felony threshold for property theft is tied with New Jersey for the lowest in the nation at $200. There’s bipartisan support to raise it to $500 this year, but that’s still far below the threshold for most states.
Even years after an event, the trauma lingers.
“You are dealing with people whose lives have been destroyed and money is a pretty poor substitute for loss.”