WOKV: State reviews LA police use of California gang database

WOKV: State reviews LA police use of California gang database. “The California Department of Justice is reviewing the Los Angeles Police Department’s records and policies regarding use of the state’s gang member database after allegations emerged that officers in an elite crime suppression team falsified records and listed innocent people as gang members, Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday.”

BuzzFeed News: This YouTuber’s Videos Were Demonetised. He Says It’s Because Of His Aussie Accent.

BuzzFeed News: This YouTuber’s Videos Were Demonetised. He Says It’s Because Of His Aussie Accent.. “Two years ago, Australian YouTuber Fynnpire quit his day job to make videos full-time. The Brisbane-based creator has more than half a million subscribers on his gaming channel, and he derives income from advertising revenue. That’s why he was so annoyed when he saw that YouTube had restricted advertising on one of his videos.”

New York Times: He Spent 36 Years Behind Bars. A Fingerprint Database Cleared Him in Hours.

New York Times: He Spent 36 Years Behind Bars. A Fingerprint Database Cleared Him in Hours.. “All it took was for technicians in a crime lab to run the fingerprints collected at the scene of a rape through a national database. Within hours, the experts had established a match with a serial rapist. But that was last week — almost four decades after the attack on Dec. 9, 1982, when a woman was raped and stabbed in her home in a well-to-do neighborhood in Baton Rouge, La. A different man, Archie Williams, went to prison for the crime, even though it was known at the trial that the fingerprints were not his.”