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Did you ever wish you could know ahead of time where speed traps, radar guns and red light cameras hide? Well, now you can. New mobile technology combines social media with radar detection, and allows you to get instant updates from other drivers on the lookout — all while cruising above the speed limit.
If you’re planning to take your gun with you on your next trip, there are several things that you should know — including that missteps could land you in prison. Some states may have “reciprocity” for your carry license, but not all do. Travel with your gun to a state that doesn’t recognize your license and you could land in jail.
Think again if you have a habit of texting while driving your car. Motor vehicle operators are 23 times more likely to get into an accident when they are texting while driving. And in many states, distracted driving is a crime.
The Lawyers.com criminal law forums should be one of your first stops if you’re grappling with a criminal legal problem or issue. Covering topics including traffic citations, DUI, juvenile crimes, misdemeanors and felonies, these forums are the place to ask questions and get answers before you hire a criminal lawyer.
Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and Juggalos? The latter, the unofficial name for the tattooed, rabid fan base of horror-core rock group Insane Clown Posse, have been classified as a “loosely-organized hybrid gang” by the FBI in their latest gang threat assessment. The band is none too happy about the designation and is suing the FBI to find out what exactly their fans did to deserve such a label.