They were writing to let the year-old know that local police had demanded information related to his Google account. He had seven days in which to appear in court if he wanted to block the release of that data, Google told him. He was, understandably, terrified, in spite of being one of those innocent people who should have nothing to hide. NBC News quotes him:. Because his Android phone had been swept up in a surveillance dragnet called a geofence warrant — a type of warrant done in secret. Investigators had used the geofence warrant to try to suss out the identity of people whose devices are located near the scene of a crime around the time it occurred. Like many of us, McCoy had an Android phone that was linked to his Google account, and he used plenty of apps that store location data: Gmail, YouTube, and an exercise-tracking app called RunKeeper that feeds off of Google location data and which helps users to track their workouts.
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The death of Jessica Mejia, 20, in an early morning car crash on Dec. Two sheriff's department employees moved Mejia's "fully clothed body" onto a bag "on the side of a snowy, wet road," then violated their department's protocol when they removed her clothes, exposing her underwear and breasts, and took multiple photographs of her partially nude body, Perry, the family's attorney, said. The lawsuit is based on a complaint filed in by Mejia's mother, Christina Mejia, and other relatives, alleging that the sheriff's employees intentionally caused the family emotional distress.
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Though we may not often think it, crime scene photography plays an important role in documenting history. These portraits are bloody, gruesome, even stomach-churning, but they also open a seldom-seen window into what life was like at the time. Throughout a large portion of the 20th century in New York City, for example, organized crime ruled the streets of many of the city's neighborhoods. And while the grisly stories of mob murders help reveal what those crime-ridden streets were like, the photos of those crime scenes truly bring the past to life. Perhaps no crime scene photographer captured these horrors as well as Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee.
I won't lie, there are times I have said to myself "what am I doing living like this. With that same attitude they will rise up on the other side of the veil. It's been really helpful already. Would I like to have him by my side. I've heard way too many stories of people breaking up with amazing people and they end up alone or in a less happy relationship.