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According to the LAPD, over 100 cases of follow-home robberies have been taking place in high-end areas. This includes Hollywood, where, on Tuesday morning, 23-year-old Jose Gutierrez was found dead after trying to come to the aid of a female victim. According to police, the violence and number of guns involved in these types of circumstances are rampling up.

Tennessee man, 35 year old Jacob “Jake” Clare, has been arrested in California after kidnapping his 3 year old son and 16 year old niece, as well as sexually assaulting the latter. The son was reported missing, triggering an Amber alert, on November 7th, and Clare was identified by an onlooker who recognized him from surveillance images posted on social

Former governor Andrew Cuomo, who left the New York governor’s office back in August, is now being exposed for “overwhelming evidence” proving that he has sexually harassed at least 12 women, been dishonest in reporting COVID-19 death tolls, and forcing government employees to work on his memoir on the government’s dime.
As reported by NPR, Cuomo and his

Eliza Dushku is finally able to break her silence regarding sexual harassment from Michael Weatherly, her former “Bull” CBS costar. Yesterday, she spoke for the House Judiciary in order to fight against the enforcement of arbitration in cases of sexual harassment, attempting to convince Congress to pass a new bill.
The hearing was entitled “Silenced: How Forced Arbitration

Currently, Facebook is demanding for the Los Angeles Police Department to stop utilizing Instagram in order to conduct surveillance on the social media platform’s users. According to Facebook, the use of fake names and profiles is against guidelines, and they’ve addressed a letter to LAPD’s chief dictating the necessitated changes. Presently, it’s unknown what the response will be and

Model and aspiring actress Christy Giles, as well as her friend Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola, have both been drugged and dropped off at hospitals after a night of partying in Los Angeles. The former was found dead, and the latter remains on life support. It’s been alleged that foul play was involved. Giles’ husband, Jan Cilliers, was out of town visiting

Two United States bills that are both against workplace sexual assault cases going into arbitration by force are being put up against each other in the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over arbitration law. However, the two cover distinctly different breadths of these problems, namely those regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. Though the Chamber is not necessarily in