Police Chief on Jaywalking Arrest: At Least No One's Getting Assaulted

Earlier this week, a woman in Austin, Texas was arrested for not providing identification after she was stopped by police for jaywalking near the UT campus. And when video of the arrest hit youtube, people were not happy. In fact, citizens were so ill-pleased that Austin's Police Chief Art Acevedo made a statement… » 2/22/14 5:52pm 2/22/14 5:52pm

Mom Won't Be Jailed For Son's Jaywalking Death

In April 2010, Raquel Nelson's 4-year-old son A.J. was killed when he darted into traffic as they were crossing a busy road. Unbelievably, Nelson was convicted of misdemeanor jaywalking charges that could have put her behind bars for three years, longer than the time served by the hit-and-run driver who killed her… » 7/26/11 10:19pm 7/26/11 10:19pm

Comatose Teen Girl Gets A Jaywalking Ticket

As 13-year-old Takara Davis was being rushed into surgery after being hit by a car in Las Vegas, police handed her mother a jaywalking ticket. Takara is in a medically-induced coma, but police insist they, "wouldn't do anything deliberately insensitive." » 1/07/11 10:04am 1/07/11 10:04am