Crime

The United States appears to be getting safer overall, according to the FBI’s latest violent crime data. The rate of violent crime  — comprising homicide, rape, aggravated assault, and...
Over 700,000 cars were stolen in the United States in 2018, or 229 motor vehicle thefts for every 100,000 Americans. Those thefts disproportionately occurred in the nation’s urban areas. In some...
Over 700,000 cars were stolen in the United States in 2018, or 229 motor vehicle thefts for every 100,000 Americans. Those thefts disproportionately occurred in the nation’s urban areas. In some...
The overall risk of dying from intentional homicide has declined across the globe over the last few decades. In 1993, there were 7.4 homicide victims per 100,000 people worldwide. By 2017, that...
Like nearly everything else in 2020, Independence Day celebrations this year are likely going to look different than they normally do. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many Fourth of July events...
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...
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....
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....
Estimates vary, but as many as porch pirates could be getting away with millions of packages this holiday season.
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....
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...
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...
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.