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Father faces 25 years in prison for first time offense

Imagine that you suffer a serious injury at some point in your life; something so painful and life-altering that you need painkillers for an unknown amount of time to cope with the situation. When you're feeling better, you stop taking the painkillers; but you don't finish them.

Gun photo causes stir, but police refrain from unlawful search

In this era of social media and online interactivity, it is easy for the lines of privacy to get blurred. In that context, many people who use Twitter of Facebook (or other social media platforms) may feel like they can say pretty much anything on these websites with little recourse. This is most definitely not the case, and it is easy for a simple misunderstanding to quickly turn into a serious matter.

Why are so many students being led from campus in handcuffs?

When a young person is accused of a crime, no matter how trivial or minor the incident in question may be, the consequences of that charge can stick with them for the rest of their lives. In some cases, it is possible for the juvenile to expunge this charge from their criminal history -- but in many cases, the charge sticks, making it very difficult for the young individual to attain work without complications.