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Christian Science MonitorCrime, development cast shadow over LA mayor's reelection bidChristian Science MonitorAnxiety over taller, denser development, a jump in violent crime and the city's notoriously fickle voters together inject a faint hue of uncertainty into what otherwise looks like a lopsided contest. Slim and polished, the 46-year-old Democrat is ...and more »
Donald Trump's Message on Crime Draws Some PushbackWall Street Journal (subscription)President Donald Trump frequently depicts a nation suffering from a bloody crime wave—at times citing incorrect data or unverifiable accounts—raising the prospect of increased prosecutions and tougher penalties. That message is splitting the ...
Chicago Sun-TimesCPD Supt. Eddie Johnson still waiting on state crime billChicago Sun-TimesCPD Supt. Eddie Johnson still waiting on state crime bill. Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson at a news conference. Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson says he was promised a state crime bill would be introduced in January. | Sun-Times file photo.
KTLA911 Tapes Show Kansas Bar Shooting Suspect Confessed Crime to Applebee's BartenderKTLAThe FBI has joined the investigation to determine whether the shootings are hate crimes. Authorities said the suspect's motive is under investigation. The widow of the man killed said she was constantly worried about violence against foreigners in the ...Kansas shooting: Widow of Indian […]
BBC NewsGermany hate crime: Nearly 10 attacks a day on migrants in 2016BBC NewsChancellor Angela Merkel's decision to open up Germany to people fleeing conflict and persecution has polarised the country and boosted hate crime. Germany is struggling with a backlog of asylum applications and there are fears about security following ...and more »
The Commercial AppealNo crime too big or small for Collierville investigatorThe Commercial AppealCollierville's daily crime logs tend heavily toward traffic tickets and complaints about barking dogs, with the occasional burglary, shoplifting, minor drug offense or DUI mixed in. Still, serious crime does happen. The town recorded 118 domestic ...
Sessions' tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisonsABC NewsThe federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend. Jeff Sessions, a former […]
CNNImmigration, crime and falsehoods from TrumpAustin HeraldPresident Trump, eager to find a rationale for his program to cleanse the country of undocumented immigrants, continues to link such immigrants to rising crime rates and gang violence. It's a falsehood he has employed repeatedly, both as a candidate ...Are undocumented immigrants committing a crime? Not necessarilyCNNall 231 […]
KHOU.comReward increased to $40K for info on suspects in shooting death of Subway employeeKHOU.comHOUSTON - Crime Stoppers has increased the reward to $40,000 for information on the suspects involved in the shooting death of 18-year-old Javier Flores. Flores was shot and killed while trying to protect his mother, Hilda Vasquez, during an armed ...Javier Flores […]
National ReviewSweden Crime Rates & Immigration: What Are the Facts? | National ...National ReviewThe U.S. media debate has been misleading, but the refusal of the Swedish government to release statistics is of greater concern.and more »
Florida Times-UnionSheriff: Guns stolen from unlocked cars may be contributing to violent crimeFlorida Times-Union“Not only are you creating an issue for an officer who has to come and write a report because you left your car unlocked, but you may have contributed to violent crime in our community,” Williams said. “The person who stole that […]
HaaretzFox News' 'Expert' on Violent Immigrants in Sweden Convicted of a Violent Crime in the USHaaretzThen, Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly convened an on-air faceoff Thursday over Swedish immigration and crime between a Swedish newspaper reporter and a man identified on screen and verbally as a "Swedish defense and national security advisor," ...Fox News' Swedish adviser […]
Daily MailSwedish policeman blames migrants for the majority of country's rapes and shootings and accuses politicians of ...Daily MailA Swedish detective who has triggered a row by blaming violent crime on migrants has gone one step further and accused politicians of turning a blind eye to the problem because of 'political correctness'. Earlier this month […]
Reading EagleViolent crime drops in PottstownReading EagleA concerted effort by law enforcement and the Pottstown area community has resulted in a 15 percent reduction in violent crime in three years, Police Chief F. Richard Drumheller said. The number of violent crimes in Pottstown dropped to 1,345 last year ...
The Albany HeraldAlbany police chief: Community involvement necessary to reduce ...The Albany HeraldMore than half of the 18 homicides in Albany over the last 11 months were the results of domestic altercations, authorities say.and more »
National ReviewWhat Is the Truth about Crime and Immigration in Sweden?National ReviewSeveral types of crimes such as gang shooting, arson, and sexual assault have increased in Sweden, but other categories such as assault, car thefts, and property crimes have decreased. The increase in sexual assault and violent crime is not as ...and more »
Los Angeles TimesWhile overall crime rate dips in Glendale, stats show a rise in violent offensesLos Angeles TimesViolent crime in Glendale — which encompass homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault — rose last year by nearly 17% over 2015, according to year-end crime statistics recently released by the Glendale Police Department. Of those, the most ...
Newscenter1.tvNoem requests AG meeting on violent crime wave in South DakotaNewscenter1.tvU.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is requesting a meeting with the U.S. Justice Department, urging them to discuss the rising violent crime in South Dakota. Noem is asking the new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, to meet with her about the crime levels that have ...and more »
Los Angeles TimesBurbank sees a rise in property and violent crimesLos Angeles TimesBurbank saw a 12% increase in the number of reported property and violent crimes in 2016, according to the Burbank Police Department. In the department's year-end crime statistics, 3,160 instances of crime were reported in 2016 as opposed to 2,815 in ...
Alaska Dispatch News5 facts about crime in the U.S. | Pew Research CenterPew Research CenterViolent and property crime rates have both fallen in the long term, but the public still tends to believe that crime is up.Violent crime up in Alaska over past 30 years, even as overall crime ...Alaska Dispatch Newsall 4 news articles »
This blog focuses on the criminal-justice system itself and Grits spends little time on other, related areas of government whose failures contribute to crime and hopelessness. There are those who think the ultimate solution to criminality is education, for example, but for want of bandwidth, that must remain someone else's beat.The crisis at Child Protective […]
Peggy Lynn Grimes Victims Peggy Lynn Grimes, 22 [9/1993 Douglas County, GA] (and her unborn child)(death) Kathleen Bracken, 32 [4/11/1998 Baldwin County, AL] (LWOP) Misty McGugin, 22 [1/31/1998 Mobile, AL] (death) unidentified girl near Charlie Brown Airport [Fulton County, GA] Police charge parolee with fifth woman’s slaying Alabama, Georgia officials line up to try convicted […]
Possible causes include a shrinking pool of homicide detectives and a belief that media coverage of police brutality allegations has fueled distrust in minority communities. Homicide detectives cite interrogation policies implemented three years ago, which allow witnesses to decline interviews or leave them whenever they want.
With nearly 190,000 inmates, the federal prison system is the largest in the nation, far exceeding those of California, Texas, and other states. But the reach of federal corrections extends well beyond prison walls. In 2015, approximately 115,000 offenders were serving a period of post-prison community monitoring known as supervised release—nearly three times as many […]
Adam Gelb directs Pew’s public safety performance project, which helps states advance policies and practices in adult and juvenile sentencing and corrections that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control corrections costs.
From a peak of 1 in 100 in 2007-08, the U.S. incarceration rate has dropped back to 1 in 115 adults, according to an analysis of federal Bureau of Justice Statistics data conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Over the five-year period from 2010 to 2015, the nation’s imprisonment rate fell 8.4 percent while the combined violent and property crime rate declined 14.6 percent, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Justice. Thirty-one states cut both rates simultaneously.
Numerous headstones have been knocked over and broken at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia in an apparent act of vandalism. Aaron Mallin told ABC 6 that he discovered what had happened on Sunday, when he went to Mount Carmel Cemetery to see his father’s grave. He said he hopes the culprits were “just some drunk […]
The government’s cynical spin regarding the supposedly historic nature of the prisons and courts bill indicates the level of desperation that has gripped the justice secretary and her advisers (Prisons shakeup to give governors more control over rehabilitation, 23 February).If Liz Truss had any sense of history, she would know that reform of prisoners became […]
A small group of President Trump supporters rallied Sunday in Hollywood in advance of the Academy Awards. The group held its demonstration outside the Metro station near the corner of Hollywood and Vine, not far from the Dolby Theatre, where the Oscars ceremony will be held. About a dozen protesters...
A man was shot and killed in southwest Baltimore on Sunday afternoon, police said.The 26-year-old victim was found around 3 p.m. in the 2600 block of West Fairmount Avenue in the Shipley Hill neighborhood. He had been shot multiple times and later died at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center....
Burglary, Mark Court: A man reported Feb. 19 his brother's apartment was burglarized. He was looking after the place while his brother was on vacation. A window was broken to gain access, and two TVs, a laptop computer and a...
Indian Trail councilwoman Amy Renee Stanton was arrested and charged with simple assault after a fight with her daughter on Saturday, Observer news partner WBTV reported . Union County sheriff’s … Click to Continue »
The Dunwoody Police Department is currently looking for Laverne Harold Squires, age 79, a Dunwoody Resident. Squires is suffering from Alzheimers. He was last seen leaving his residence at approximately 4:30PM on Friday. He left in ...
A cow was struck and killed by a vehicle on Santiago Canyon Road near Gertner Estate Road, authorities said Sunday. The cow was hit by a Honda Civic Saturday at about 10:30 p.m. and died at the scene, said Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire...