ICYMI: Best of the Week

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ICYMI, here are Law Street’s top posts from last week. Coming in at the top of the charts were run downs of the newly released crime stats from the FBI. Then, J-Lo’s legal battles with her ex-husband over a supposed sex tape was the #3 story. Check out the full stories below:

#1 Crime in America 2016

Law Street Media’s comprehensive Crime in America 2016 coverage provides a look at the safety of our cities and towns around the United States. Based on data provided in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports, Law Street analyzes the data to provide lists of the safest and most dangerous cities around the U.S. Take a look at the rankings and features below to discover how safe your city actually is. Read the full story here.

#2 Crime in America 2016: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000

Detroit is the most dangerous city with a population over 200,000 for a third year in a row. Although Detroit remains at the top of the list, its violent crime decreased by about 4 percent. Indianapolis, Indiana also makes its first appearance on the list this year at number 10. All statistics are based on 2014 data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report. Check out the slideshow for the Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000.

#3 J-Lo vs. Her Ex-Husband: Former Couple in Court Over Sex Tape

Jennifer Lopez is currently locked in a pretty nasty legal battle with her first ex-husband, Ojani Noa. Noa, who was married to the actress and singer for eleven months in 1997-1998, is in possession of a number of salacious home videos featuring J-Lo. He wants to release them, but she doesn’t want them to see the light of day. Now, they’re stuck in a seemingly interminable legal battle over the issue. Read the full story here.


Anneliese Mahoney
Anneliese Mahoney is Managing Editor at Law Street and a Connecticut transplant to Washington D.C. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University, and a passion for law, politics, and social issues. Contact Anneliese at



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