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Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

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Every state requires individuals convicted of certain sex crimes to be placed on the state’s sex offender registry list. The list provides a way for law enforcement officials to track offenders and to notify the surrounding communities of their presence. State law lists 21 different sex offenses for which a person has to register. These offenses include sexual assault, sexual abuse of a child, child prostitution, sex trafficking of a minor, and failing to register as a sex offender. After a conviction of a specific sex crime, the offender has 10 days to go in person to register at the sheriff’s department in the county in which he or she lives. Sex offenders must provide their home address, email address, fingerprints, a blood sample, and an up-to-date photograph. Should the offender move, he must go in person to the sheriff’s department within three days of the move and provide the…

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12 Dead, 38 Injured After Shooting At Midnight Release of The Dark Knight Rises

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A midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises turned tragic early Friday morning when a gunman opened fire on a theatre in Aurora, Colorado, leaving 12 dead and another 38 injured. The youngest victim of the incident was just three months old, and many other victims are still in critical condition in local hospitals. According to CNN, the gunman entered the theatre through an emergency exit. He then stood in front of the screen, threw canisters of tear gas into the audience, then opened fire as they began to flee out of the theatre. He was reportedly wearing a gas mask, and used four guns as part of the attack; an assault rifle, a shotgun and two handguns. Police were able to apprehend who they believe to be the gunman in a parking lot behind the theatre shortly after the incident took place. According to police, he still had two…

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