Crime & Justice
Oct 09, 2019 10:11 PM EDT
More than 2 million American adults are behind bars in some capacity. They could be held in a county lockup, a state prison, or even a federal prison. We have the highest incarceration rate in the entire world, higher than countries such as Russia. It's very likely that, at some point, someone you know will end up in jail.
Aug 16, 2019 11:52 AM EDT
If you only take away one thing from this blog, we would want it to be this: Never negotiate your commercial lease by yourself.
Aug 13, 2019 04:45 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of the state, county and federal data suggests.
Jun 21, 2019 03:04 PM EDT
We usually think that trauma from war is related to the fact that soldiers have been under constant threat of death. New research shows a slightly different picture.
Mar 25, 2019 09:17 AM EDT
Police use of body-worn cameras is growing rapidly in the United States. New research that looked at 70 studies of body-worn cameras concludes that while officers and citizens generally support using the cameras, the devices may not have had significant or consistent effects on most measures of behavior by officers or citizens, or on citizens' views of the police.
Feb 22, 2019 08:39 AM EST
Johns Hopkins report identifies weaknesses or gaps in current Illinois law and offers recommendations to reduce gun violence
Feb 21, 2019 10:04 AM EST
It's widely accepted that automated photo enforcement programs targeting speeding help reduce collisions and promote safe driving. Now a new University of British Columbia study suggests they can also significantly reduce crime in the neighborhoods in which they are deployed.
Feb 19, 2019 08:22 AM EST
Ten states and the District of Columbia now allow the sale, possession, and use of marijuana for recreational purposes, and 33 states and the District of Columbia allow medical marijuana. Critics argue that marijuana dispensaries are magnets for crime.
Feb 08, 2019 10:35 AM EST
While most media attention seems to focus on the number of black males killed by police, new research published in the journal Social Science & Medicine indicates that among men of color, Hispanic males were two times more likely to have a fatal interaction with the police in neighborhoods that have a high percentage of Hispanic residents - and police agencies with more Hispanic officers were associated with higher odds of Hispanic fatalities.
A murderer recently released from prison was arrested for raping woman who shelter from Hurricane Florence
Oct 04, 2018 03:05 PM EDT
Freeman Scott Ireland had been on supervised released since May following his 1998 murder conviction.
Oct 03, 2018 04:21 PM EDT
The body of an Ohio woman who had been missing since Sept. 25 was found Tuesday in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, according to reports.
Oct 03, 2018 03:47 PM EDT
Police in San Jose believe a 90-year-old man murdered his 67-year-old stepdaughter-and he might have gotten away with it if she hadn't been wearing a Fitbit.
Sep 06, 2018 03:17 PM EDT
Rapper Ty Dolla $ign arrested for possesing cocaine
Jul 28, 2017 11:41 AM EDT
The gang or the group behind the illicit operation of cannabis in the UK was sentenced to 90 years in prison after it was found out that this has been the largest cannabis operation in Norfolk.
Jul 27, 2017 07:40 AM EDT
ISIS is believed to have made the Philippines most specifically Marawi City as its new foothold as the group has been driven out from Iraq and Syria lately.