Crime

A lot can happen in 365 days — and the world is a different place today, at the end of 2019, than it was at the beginning of the year. This year was marked by a seemingly endless procession of...
Samuel Stebbins, Evan Comen, Grant Suneson
As 2019 fades into history, America ruefully looks back on another year of mass murders, bias-inspired crimes, child and sex abuse cases, fraud involving the privileged class, and other misdeeds....
John Harrington, Samuel Stebbins
As 2019 fades into history, America ruefully looks back on another year of mass murders, bias-inspired crimes, child and sex abuse cases, fraud involving the privileged class, and other misdeeds....
John Harrington, Samuel Stebbins
Estimates vary, but as many as porch pirates could be getting away with millions of packages this holiday season.
Paul Ausick
As 2019 fades into history, America ruefully looks back on another year of mass murders, bias-inspired crimes, child and sex abuse cases, fraud involving the privileged class, and other misdeeds....
John Harrington, Samuel Stebbins
As 2019 fades into history, America ruefully looks back on another year of mass murders, bias-inspired crimes, child and sex abuse cases, fraud involving the privileged class, and other misdeeds....
John Harrington, Samuel Stebbins
It used to be easier to dismiss strange news events as fringe occurrences — be they conspiracy theories, hoaxes, fake news, or inexplicable behavior by public officials. But things have changed...
Grant Suneson
The last decade has produced scandals that have been silly, salacious, and disturbing, involving celebrities, sports figures, captains of industry, and of course political figures, including the...
John Harrington
24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates from the FBI's 2018 Uniform Crime Report to identify the 50 most dangerous U.S. cities.
Samuel Stebbins
There were 369 violent crimes reported for every 100,000 Americans in 2018, nearly the lowest violent crime rate in the United States in more than three decades. In an interview with 24/7 Wall St.,...
Samuel Stebbins, Evan Comen
In a country with as many residents as the United States, some people are bound to break the law. But Americans are more likely to be incarcerated than residents of any other nation, with over 1.4...
Grant Suneson
A recidivist is a habitual criminal, one who relapses constantly into crime. That term applies to a surprisingly large number of offenders in the U.S., according to a new report by the Prison Policy...
Colman Andrews