Crime

Gun sales in America, as estimated by background checks, have fallen sharply this year. This is not due to regulations, which though critical to protecting the population are not in place. Some...
The Covid-19 pandemic has delivered a lot of economic and physical hardship to the world. Millions of Americans lost their jobs in the first year of the outbreak alone, and businesses of all kinds...
The latest Global Status Report from the World Health Organization, released in December 2018, showed that about 1.3 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes around the world....
The latest Global Status Report from the World Health Organization, released in December 2018, showed that about 1.3 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes around the world....
There were a total of over 5,400 incidents of dogs attacking postal workers in the United States in 2021 – equal to about one attack for every 46 city and rural mail carrier. These incidents...
The mass shooting committed by an 18-year-old with a legally acquired arsenal at Ross Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, was the bloodiest and most heartbreaking U.S. mass shooting of the year...
Less than 150 days into 2022, there have been a reported 213 mass shootings in the United States. The latest massacre claimed the lives of 21 Americans, including 19 children, at an elementary school...
Shortly before noon on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, an armed 18-year old walked into an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and opened fire. By the time the gunman was fatally shot by a U.S. Customs and...
On the afternoon of Saturday, May 14, 2022, an 18-year old white man armed with an assault-style rifle opened fire at a grocery store parking lot in Buffalo, New York. The rampage, which was...
Of all the most serious crimes tracked by the FBI – known as Part I offenses – larceny is by far the most common. There were 4.6 million cases of larceny-theft reported in the United...
The trend in gun sales has begun to change in 2022, compared to most other years in the past decade. Using the FBI’s firearms background checks as a proxy, gun sales reached 38,876,673 in 2021....
Of all the most serious crimes tracked by the FBI – known as Part I offenses – larceny is by far the most common. There were 4.6 million cases of larceny-theft reported in the United...
Of all the most serious crimes tracked by the FBI – known as Part I offenses – larceny is by far the most common. There were 4.6 million cases of larceny-theft reported in the United...
Motor vehicle theft, one of the most serious offenses tracked by the FBI, is on the rise in the United States. There were a total of 810,400 motor vehicle thefts nationwide in 2020, up 12% from the...
Motor vehicle theft, one of the most serious offenses tracked by the FBI, is on the rise in the United States. There were a total of 810,400 motor vehicle thefts nationwide in 2020, up 12% from the...