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Criminology

  • Cave heroes win Australians of the Year 25 Jan 2019 18:44 News.com.au Every year, Australia celebrates those who work towards improving our country. Across fields ranging from science to community welfare, those nominated for Australian of the Year have inspired a nation through their achievements. Craig Challen and Richard …
  • Rochester 10 26 Dec 2018 06:45 City Newspaper Who makes Rochester Rochester? The people who are most often in the public eye are the elected officials, corporate leaders, university presidents and researchers, and entertainment figures. But thousands of Rochesterians make equally important …
  • Frances Kellor and the Birth of Multiculturalism 19 Oct 2018 00:55 Q-Notes Online by Victoria A. Brownworth, LGBT History Project Few topics in American politics under President Trump elicit more controversy than immigration. The same was true in early 20th century America when waves of immigrants flooded Ellis Island, causing fears …
  • Same city, different opportunities: Study maps life outcomes for children from Chicago neighborhoods 16 Oct 2018 14:11 Chicago Tribune America is known as the land of opportunity. But new research suggests that the American Dream is much harder to reach for some kids and that wide differences exist even for those who grow up in neighborhoods mere miles apart. Researchers from Harvard …
  • Charlottesville focuses on healing as Unite the Right heads to Washington 13 Aug 2018 16:48 NBCNews Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Residents, protesters and others gathered in this Virginia city on Sunday to mark the anniversary of tumultuous …
  • One year ago, a right-wing march in Charlottesville ended in violence 12 Aug 2018 07:28 euronews Last year's tumultuous clashes in Charlottesville gripped the nation and became a flash point in a renewed discussion about the state of race relations in America. White nationalists and anti-fascist counter-protesters clashed violently, and video …
  • "Feeling Race" and Other Crucial Issues: Join Thousands of Sociologists Aug. 11-14 in Philadelphia 12 Jul 2018 22:59 Newswise Contact: Naomi Paiss, Communications Director, at (202) 247-9859, npaiss@asanet.org, or (202) 440-0875 (cell); Johanna Olexy, Senior Communications Associate, at (202) 247-9873, communications@asanet.org, or (202) 251-6251 (cell). Newswise — July 11, 2018, …
  • Trump Is Still The Same Man Who Wanted The Central Park Five Executed 20 Jun 2018 09:45 Politics Daily Impulsive and emotional reactions are Donald J. Trump’s trademark ― even more so than displaying his name in big gold letters on luxury buildings. These traits helped Trump win the presidential election, and they continue to harm innocent people every day. …
  • Finding Her Voice 16 Nov 2017 08:15 City Weekly Long before she picketed at Weber State University, before she took the LDS Church to court, before a masked gunman threatened her life, before she was shackled by ICE agents and a lifetime before she sang opera to sublimate her anxiety, Victoria Sethunya …
  • New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis? 21 Sep 2017 05:46 Yahoo News For the past four nights in St. Louis, peaceful daytime protests over the acquittal of a former police officer charged with the fatal shooting of a black motorist in 2011 have degenerated into violent clashes with police, resulting in more than 100 arrests …

Critical Criminology

  • Columbine Anniversary: How Effective Are School Lockdown Drills? - NPR 20 Apr 2019 04:26 Google Jaclyn Schildkraut, associate professor of Criminal Justice at SUNY Oswego, leads a lockdown drill at Ed Smith Elementary School in Syracuse, N.Y., last month. Heather Ainsworth/Colorado Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Heather Ainsworth/ …
  • How Effective Are School Lockdown Drills? 19 Apr 2019 18:15 NPR Jaclyn Schildkraut, associate professor of Criminal Justice at SUNY Oswego, leads a lockdown drill at Ed Smith Elementary School in Syracuse, N.Y., last month. Heather Ainsworth/Colorado Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Heather Ainsworth/ …
  • Black Studies becomes major factors in social 17 Apr 2019 19:37 Westside Gazette At Princeton, Black Studies has proven to be a popular and successful program. Dr. Eddie Glaude, chair of the Center for African American Studies at the New Jersey campus, believes the burgeoning interest in Black Studies may provide ground for a degree …
  • 6 ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide 16 Apr 2019 17:24 Chicago Tribune The two middle-schoolers had never met in person, but they both struggled with depression and were drawn to the same dark group chat. When one wrote that he planned to kill himself, the other took an image of his post. "I'm so freaked out," …
  • Twenty Years Later A Look At Columbine, Then And Now 15 Apr 2019 20:34 KUNC The nation was shocked on April 20, 1999, when 12 students and one teacher were killed in a mass shooting at Columbine High School outside of Denver, Colorado. In the 20 years since, through other prominent school shootings from Sandy Hook to Parkland and …
  • Nine women were killed by men they knew - and who they'd reported to police in Wales 14 Apr 2019 08:44 Wales Online All they were trying to do was to warn the police that they were in danger. But nine women in Wales died before police could do anything - all at the hands of the men they knew. Often, it was men the loved. Figures from a Freedom of Information request to …
  • JUVENILE LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE RE-SENTENCING SHOULD INCLUDE DISCIPLINARY CREDITS 13 Apr 2019 01:08 Voice of Detroit   Michigan State Representatives Martin Howrylak (R-District 41) and David LaGrand (D-District 75), sponsors of 2018 bills to restore disciplinary credits for all prisoners; bills died in committee. For explanation of what happened to Michigan’s “good-time …
  • Should prison be a death sentence? SC inmates say they fight for survival among gang violence 11 Apr 2019 10:31 Charlotte Observer South Carolina prisons are a hotbed of violence, and not much has changed since the deadly riot at Lee Correctional Institution, say inmates and others. With a strong gang population and a culture against aiding investigators, they’re now “war zones.” It …
  • Distinguished professor visits academic panel 09 Apr 2019 06:49 Signal By Len La Rocca, Ryan Budzek and Olivia Grasing Distribution Manager and Correspondents   Collins discusses intersectionality’s influence on her studies (Meagan McDowell / Staff Photographer).Students and faculty flocked to the three events featuring …
  • Campbell Barry enters race for Lower Hutt mayoralty with Labour Party backing 08 Apr 2019 09:59 Stuff Controversial young councillor Campbell Barry is contesting the Hutt City mayoralty. Barry is standing with the backing of the Labour Party. He believes the time is right to unseat Ray Wallace, who stood as an MP for the National Party before becoming a …

Crime Theory

  • The threat of white power and nationalism rises while conservatives gaslight and ignore the danger 14 Apr 2019 20:45 Daily Kos This week, CNN legal analyst Jennifer Rodgers stated that white nationalist terrorism is on the rise and that the Trump administration is ignoring it, although federal prosecutors are not. Writing on the CNN website Tuesday, legal analyst Jennifer Rodgers …
  • Despite more violent crimes, it's safer to be a cop today than 50 years ago 10 Apr 2019 18:13 Phys.org There is no doubt that policing is a dangerous profession. But is it safer to be a cop today than it was 50 years ago? Yes, according to a study that analyzed police officer deaths (felonious and non-felonious) in the United States from 1970 to 2016. The …
  • Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: 169 years a slave: Harvard and Papa Renty 05 Apr 2019 20:26 www.madison.com The haunting gaze of Papa Renty peers from the 1850 daguerreotype. The enslaved man was forced to pose, naked, for a study being conducted by a racist Harvard anthropologist named Louis Agassiz. The Swiss-born scientist promoted "polygenism," a …
  • Who should get to adopt Native American children? 05 Apr 2019 18:29 Brainerd Dispatch All of the cases Tarnowski hears on this cold January day fall under the Indian Child Welfare Act, a 41-year-old federal law that governs adoption and child protective cases for members of federally recognized tribes as well as their children. When a child …
  • A Cruel, Costly, and Anxious ‘Cold’ War 30 Mar 2019 15:43 Antiwar This article originally appeared at TruthDig. Friends in war, enemies in peace: This 1942 pamphlet from the U.S. government reminded military personnel that the Soviets were part of America’s wartime team. Not long after the shooting stopped, the …
  • Gun-makers have always invoked the military to lure customers. Could it be their undoing? 30 Mar 2019 15:08 NBCNews Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 30, 2019, 1:50 PM GMT By Jon SchuppeOn the pages of just about any current gun magazine are glossy advertisements featuring men …
  • Voting begins in Anchorage election to decide alcohol tax, Assembly and School Board seats 30 Mar 2019 10:55 Anchorage Daily News A campaign video where a candidate whacks a would-be thief with her purse, tough talk on crime and big alcohol industry spending against a potential tax are a few highlights of the Anchorage city election as voting begins. On March 12, the city mailed …
  • Survey Context Effects on Middle East Sympathies 30 Mar 2019 08:41 Gallup.com Survey research professionals are well aware that the way respondents answer a question can be influenced by the questions that precede it. "Context effects" can occur when results to a specific question vary when it is asked in different surveys …
  • Curbing Illicit Financial Flows in Extractive Industry 28 Mar 2019 00:31 This Day In this report Ugo Aliogo examines efforts of stakeholders to curb illicit financial flows in the country Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) has become a dominant theme while discussing domestic resource mobilisation. Its importance in the global agenda is …
  • Minnesota researchers say we're still getting school safety wrong 27 Mar 2019 12:46 KASU Dateline: St. Paul "It's been 20 years. This is not working." That's Jillian Peterson's blunt assessment of the nation's reactions to school shootings since April 20, 1999, when two students opened fire inside Colorado's …

Black Lives Matter

Gender and Crime

  • What Happens to Palestinians Who Demand a Better Life? 12 Apr 2019 13:48 Daily Alert Latest Analysis and Commentary by Khaled Abu Toameh  •  April 12, 2019 at 5:00 am Mohammed Safi is reported to have lost his eyesight while being held in a Hamas prison. His crime: participation in demonstrations calling for an end to the economic crisis …
  • What Should We Make of Joe Biden? 05 Apr 2019 16:01 Politico Everyone’s talking about Joe Biden. In the past week, several women have said the former vice president and senator, who is mulling a 2020 run, made them uncomfortable with his overly familiar style of touching—his “tactile” style, as he has called it. …
  • Delhi Crime dramatises a horrific gang rape without disrespecting its victim 01 Apr 2019 03:50 The Dawn Delhi Crime, a Netflix India original 7-part series, is inspired by the 2012 Delhi gang rape case. Fortunately, it’s not an exploration of the rape incident, but an examination of the following six-day police investigation. In the roughly seven hours of …
  • Raging "Male Passions," Roe vs. Wad 22 Mar 2019 10:58 Black Star News Kavanaugh and Trump may see eye-to-eye for a reason. Photo--Flickr. The Republican Party, the self-appointed champions of “family values,” are about to place a probable sexual assault perp on the Supreme Court, with the full support of Republican voters— …
  • The National Rifle Association’s media operation has been around for more than a decade and it’s always been a cesspool 13 Mar 2019 22:49 Media Matters For America Spreads hatred, bigotry, sexism and misinformation Serves as an authoritarian defense and propaganda operation for President Trump Launches inflammatory attacks on progressives Uses violent and unhinged rhetoric when talking about the press  Smears …
  • Zimbabwe male MPs fuel gender violations - Bulawayo24 News 11 Mar 2019 21:55 Zimbabwe Star WHILE a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, the journey to women's emancipation seems so close yet so far! The day to day scenarios are characterised by women being victims of all sorts of abuse. Women continue to be subject of unfair …
  • In unearthed audio, Tucker Carlson makes numerous misogynistic and perverted comments 11 Mar 2019 10:36 Media Matters For America Talking about underage girls and sex, and minimizing and defending statutory rape Carlson said underage marriage is not “the same thing exactly as pulling a child from a bus stop and sexually assaulting that child. ... The rapist in this case has made a …
  • Zimbabwe male MPs fuel gender violations 08 Mar 2019 18:14 Bulawayo 24 News WHILE a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, the journey to women's emancipation seems so close yet so far! The day to day scenarios are characterised by women being victims of all sorts of abuse. Women continue to be subject of unfair …
  • Raging "Male Passions," Roe vs. Wad 05 Mar 2019 01:07 Black Star News Kavanaugh and Trump may see eye-to-eye for a reason. Photo--Flickr. The Republican Party, the self-appointed champions of “family values,” are about to place a probable sexual assault perp on the Supreme Court, with the full support of Republican voters— …
  • Quddus King, Benita Nnachortam, Jekein Lato-Unah, Mary Edoro: Here is the Y!/YNaija 2018 New Establishment List 20 Feb 2019 12:27 Y Naija With each year, it becomes clearer to the editorial board at YNaija, the premium our annual New Establishment list places on the work of young emerging players in diverse field within Nigeria. Providing that first wave of recognition for the work that the …

Prison Privatization

Prison Abolition

Corporate Crime

  • Lismore’s long arm of the law 23 Apr 2019 03:05 Echo Being in custody and ‘living’ far from the scene of the crime is no barrier for the the local staff at the Richmond Police District, which includes the Lismore Police Station and the fourteen police stations within this Local Area Command. Four men who are …
  • Assange Arrest : 'So Now He's Our Property' 23 Apr 2019 01:41 Scoop Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 1:09 pm Article: Media Lens Assange Arrest : 'So Now He's Our Property' If 'journalism' meant what it is supposed to mean– acting as the proverbial 'fourth estate' to challenge power and to keep the …
  • OPINIONISTA: As I experience class mobility, will I protect my interests like the DA’s black middle class? 22 Apr 2019 23:22 News On a dreary evening, while seated uncomfortably in a taxi, squeezed between a row of three passengers and the door, I heard Mmusi Maimane for the first time over the radio. With my limited Zulu, I could pick up from the news anchor’s highlights that he was …
  • Report: Insider job crime on rise in corporate Kenya 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Standard Digital News A survey by consulting firm Protection Maste shows 41 per cent of the fraud this year was committed by insiders, with Nairobi leading the pack. Employees are the biggest threat to companies after a new survey ranked them top perpetrators of corporate fraud …
  • Is there a political party that can take SA forward? 22 Apr 2019 23:17 Moneyweb Over the past few months, I’ve been doing what one might call an ‘observation study’. Highly unscientific, it involves counting the number of days in a working month where I drive the 10.6 kilometres from my house to Moneyweb’s office in Houghton Estate, …
  • What 8 survivors of violent crime taught me about redemption 22 Apr 2019 20:09 CNN But our current criminal justice system isn't designed to acknowledge this reality. It serves to keep people on both sides of a crime completely separate as it weighs out the appropriate penalty. This system may deliver justice. What it might not do is …
  • 14 Mueller Report Takeaways You Might Have Missed 22 Apr 2019 19:53 News Robert Mueller’s final 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election—and Donald Trump’s apparent attempts to obstruct justice along the way—takes some time to read fully. On close examination, it turns out to be a deeply compelling document, …
  • Pete Buttigieg says supporters of Bernie Sanders and President Trump are alike 22 Apr 2019 18:08 Charleston Daily Mail CORY BOOKER Age on Inauguration Day: 51 Entered race: February 1, 2019 Career: Currently New Jersey senator. High school football star who went to Stanford or undergraduate and masters degrees before studying in Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and Yale Law …
  • Why is the US news media so bad at covering climate change? 22 Apr 2019 17:33 The Guardian This article is excerpted from a piece published by Columbia Journalism Review and the Nation. The Guardian is partnering with CJR and the Nation on a 30 April conference aimed at reframing the way journalists cover climate change. More information about …
  • I pray Buhari appoints the brightest people this time -Tunde Bakare 22 Apr 2019 15:13 Nigerian Eye Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, says he prays President Muhammadu Buhari appoints the best, brightest and fittest people for his second term in office. Bakare, who ran for presidency with Buhari in 2011, under the platform of …

White Collar Crime

State Crime

  • Washington officials urge state GOP to drop Rep. Matt Shea 22 Apr 2019 23:13 KIRO Washington state Representative Matt Shea is a Republican from Spokane Valley. (Washington House Republicans) Washington state Democratic officials are, once again, responding to recent news and controversy surrounding Republican state Representative Matt …
  • Real solutions to homelessness, addiction and crime require a balanced approach 22 Apr 2019 22:50 Seattle Times Homelessness and how to address its social, public health and criminal implications has stirred strong reactions from every corner of our region and unfortunately has led to polarization about how to solve some of the toughest issues our communities face. …
  • Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spying 22 Apr 2019 20:35 KIRO Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane, speaks Tuesday, April 9, 2019, on the House floor at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as lawmakers continued to work through the final month of the regular session of the Legislature. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP …
  • Ohio's approach to crime produces large prison population 22 Apr 2019 18:32 Norwalk Reflector That’s the assessment of Gary Daniels, an Ohio ACLU lobbyist who closely tracks developments in the Ohio Legislature. Daniels said the Ohio General Assembly does have a significant sentencing reform bill in the current session. Senate Bill 3, by Sen. John …
  • 3-strikes law, death penalty, vacated convictions: Which crime bills have and haven't passed the state Legislature 22 Apr 2019 18:02 Wenatchee World OLYMPIA — Washington is set to remove second-degree robbery as a three-strikes penalty and expand the types of convictions that can be vacated. But the state House has punted on voting to take Washington's now-defunct death-penalty law off the books. …
  • Understanding trauma surivivors transforms police training for rape cases 22 Apr 2019 11:19 Carolina Public Press Paul Phelan of the N.C. Justice Academy talks about the value of sexual assault investigation training for law enforcement officers during a March Carolina Public Press forum on sexual assault in Raleigh. To his left is Amanda Thompson, laboratory …
  • Man accused of mishandling gun, killing Mississippi woman 22 Apr 2019 05:58 Ledger-Enquirer.com Man accused of mishandling gun, killing Mississippi woman April 22, 2019 01:44 AM NATCHEZ, Miss. A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting his sister-in-law while mishandling a gun at a Mississippi home. The Natchez Democrat reports 29-year-old …
  • Police throw the book at migrant children, teaching them it's a crime not to read 22 Apr 2019 01:30 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted April 21, 2019 08:28:30 West Australian police officers are ditching their tasers and handcuffs to take on the unlikely task of teaching immigrant children how to read, in an effort to break down cultural barriers. Key points: The program has been …
  • Children asleep, mum killed, dad arrested 22 Apr 2019 00:23 News.com.au The husband of a woman whose body was discovered in the garage of a home in Sydney’s southwest has been arrested by police. NSW Police confirmed Sunday morning that the man, 49, believed to be the woman’s husband, was arrested at the scene and taken to …
  • State capture: How drug lords control political power in Kenya 21 Apr 2019 22:10 Nation By KEN OPALA More by this Author Instructively, the Akashas' case in the US has excited a public convinced it is definitive in Kenya’s fight against hard drugs. And this exhilaration is because American authorities earlier promised to swoop down on …

Environmental Crime

  • The future of all life: Indigenous sovereignty and the Fukushima nuclear disaster 06 Mar 2019 00:40 San Francisco Bay View by Harun Minhaj In 2011, an unprecedented series of die-offs began to strike dead hundreds of millions of sea creatures in the northern Pacific Ocean. As one sailor who frequently travels the Pacific remarked in October of 2013: “I’ve done a lot of miles …
  • You asked, we answered: Who pays to clean up Tonawanda Coke? 19 Nov 2018 02:26 Buffalo News Buffalo News environment reporter T.J. Pignataro has been involved in reporting on Tonawanda Coke for the past several years and recently investigated where the biggest toxic problems are located at the company's River Road site. More stories are on …
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Climate report says act now or else; weaker radiation limits 14 Oct 2018 07:33 Daily Kos CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS The Monolithforesterbob writes—I have not posted a diary of any kind in three months. When I’m on the go 8 to 12 hours a day, 6 days a week, there is not much time for outside activities. Y’all know that I’m still alive and …
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Women climatologists catch sexist flak; judge okays Flint trial 26 Aug 2018 06:25 Daily Kos CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS Milly Watt writes—The Daily Bucket - Dry Summer at Hurricane Ridge: “On August 7, Mr Watt (aka grnchile) and I finally got up to Hurricane Ridge to inventory wildflowers along the Hurricane Hill trail. This is part of a …
  • 55 Ways Donald Trump Structurally Changed America in 2017 22 Dec 2017 02:15 New York The GOP tax bill will mark the Trump administration’s first major legislative achievement. It’s likely to jolt the economy more than any one political event since Trump’s election, if not since the Affordable Care Act was passed, and it may well bring …
  • Fracking: Could it happen in Harrogate district? 03 Nov 2017 19:26 Harrogate Advertiser Fracking has been approved, so far, in only three places in the UK, but one of those is in North Yorkshire, 40 miles away in Ryedale, writes Graham Chalmers. And that is unlikely to be the end of the story. A small group of major companies plan to drill up …
  • How diverse are Colorado newspaper newsrooms? Well… 28 Oct 2017 02:31 Colorado Independent Results are in from the latest American Society of News Editors survey on diversity in newsrooms. This year the group partnered with Google News Lab for an interactive approach. You can search for a newsroom that responded to the survey and see how it …
  • Evidence of spills found at toxic waste site during Harvey flooding, report says 19 Sep 2017 22:21 The Star PASADENA, TEXAS—The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show …
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Hurricane Irma spins northward; Big Oil beats CA on drilling 10 Sep 2017 00:47 Daily Kos CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS Great Blue Lobelia PHScott writes—The Daily Bucket: Fall Wildflowers in the Virginia Highlands: “Yellow Wingstem — this was flowering everywhere I went — sunny or shady, roadsides or hedgerows, in town or out in the hills.  …
  • Environmental pollution is a serious crime 01 Jun 2017 15:10 Newcastle Herald Justice Tim Moore, the death of cows and why environmental crimes matter. THERE were no alarms or warnings at Dyno Nobel’s Warkworth explosives manufacturing site in January and February, 2015 when toxic waste flowed into a neighbouring farm dam where up …

Critical Theory

Vegan Criminology

  • Mexican Circus Adjusts to Life without Animal Acts 23 Apr 2019 02:07 Latin American Herald Tribune MERIDA, Mexico – Clowns, jugglers, tightrope walkers and acts like Bulletman and The Death Bubble, whose apparent death-defying danger has the audience gasping, are some of the acts presented by Mexico’s traditional Fuentes Gasca Brothers Circus, with more …
  • ACLU of Iowa Files ‘Ag Gag 2.0’ Free Speech Lawsuit Against New Ag Trespass Law 22 Apr 2019 19:32 WHO × ACLU of Iowa Files ‘Ag Gag 2.0’ Free Speech Lawsuit Against New Ag Trespass Law DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The American Civil Liberties Union is taking the State of Iowa to court again to challenge a new law they say violates the First Amendment rights of …
  • Animal rights groups sue Iowa over its latest ag-gag law 22 Apr 2019 19:22 Seattle Times DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Animal rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging a new Iowa law that makes it a trespass crime to conduct undercover investigations at livestock farms, a measure the Legislature approved just weeks after a federal …
  • Animal rights groups sue Iowa over new ag-gag law 22 Apr 2019 17:44 Washington Times DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The state of Iowa has been sued again in federal court by animal rights groups for passing a law last month designed to prosecute people who get hired at farms in order to work undercover to report on animal living conditions. The …
  • Oregon law allowing salvage of roadkill proves popular 22 Apr 2019 16:07 Columbian.com SALEM, Ore. — Three months in, Oregonians have embraced a new law that lets them claim for food deer and elk killed along the state’s highways. More than 200 permits were issued by March 31, and primarily where expected: rural areas with an abundant supply …
  • TOAST TO GOVERNOR ORTOM AT 58 22 Apr 2019 14:16 Scan News By Tahav Agerzua Today marks the fifty eight birthday anniversary of Governor Samuel Ortom, who was born on 23rd April, 1961. The Governor hails from Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. He was enrolled into the St. John’s Primary School, Gboko in …
  • Dundee City Council set to back animal cruelty law reforms 22 Apr 2019 11:02 Evening Telegraph Plans to reform animal cruelty laws in Scotland are set to be backed by Dundee City Council. The Scottish Government is consulting on amendments to the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act to impose harsher sentences on those who are cruel to animals. …
  • Finns rank Valio as the most sustainable brand for the 6th time 22 Apr 2019 04:59 Scandinavian news portal for S.E.A. Valio is the most sustainable brand in Finland for the sixth consecutive year, if you ask consumers. The 2019 Sustainable Brand Index survey measured the sustainability of European and Finnish brands. According to the consumers participating in the survey, …
  • Illegal slaughter of horses raises fears of black market meat sales 22 Apr 2019 04:57 Times Only a dozen or so horses are thought to be legally slaughtered for their meat in Malta every year. (Stock picture of a horse at an animal shelter) Reports of horses being slaughtered illegally have given rise to concerns meat could be reaching Maltese …
  • Police looking for woman caught on video dumping bag of puppies in trash bin in Coachella 22 Apr 2019 02:51 IndyStar.com Riverside County Animal Services officials believe this woman left seven puppies in a plastic bag near a trash bin in Coachella on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (Photo: Riverside County Animal Services Dept.) PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – A woman  who dumped a bag …