Crime

The right of American citizens to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. While there are several federal gun laws, the legal details surrounding gun...
America received a sorrowful reminder of its gun problem this past March. Aubrey Hale, 28, shot and killed three students and three adults at the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, before she...
Swimming, boating, water skiing, and diving are among the most popular pastimes in warm weather. In northern states, that warm weather may only last four or five months. In southern states, it lasts...
A recent Gallup poll showed that 46% of Americans have a gun somewhere in their home, and 33% personally own a firearm. The prevalence of firearms in the United States is not a recent development,...
The country’s gun violence problem seems to be getting worse over the years – based on the number of mass shootings, shooting victims, suicides, and casualties. School shootings alone...
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, more than 250 million new firearms were manufactured in, or imported to, the U.S. between 1986 and 2019. Of those, more than...
When most Americans make a mistake at work, it is rarely a matter of life and death. When law enforcement workers have a lapse in judgment, however, it can have serious consequences, particularly at...
Since its adoption in the 1990s, the National Defense Authorization Act has allowed police departments across the country to procure billions of dollars worth of surplus military equipment. Even...
More than two years after the historic incident on January 6, court cases involving alleged participants in the breaching of the U.S. Capitol are still being resolved. On Monday, a 54-year-old...
According to market and consumer data company Statista, revenue in the cannabis market is forecast to reach $47.2 billion this year. Most of that revenue, $32.9 billion, is projected to come from the...
A total of 176 people died during air travel in 2021, the most recent year of data available from the Aviation Safety Network. That figure is the third-lowest total of deaths on commercial airlines...
In second half of the 19th century, after the conclusion of the Civil War and into the 20th century, there was a major influx of immigrants looking for work, as well as advances in technology. This...
At the start of this year, Illinois became the ninth U.S. state to effectively ban the possession or sale of assault-style weapons. State Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the ban into law on January...
Newark, New Jersey has become an American leader in fostering collaboration between police and community leaders with the goal of helping reduce police violence and build trust between community and...
This article was written with the assistance of A.I. technology, and has been edited and fact-checked by Melly Alazraki. Utica-Rome, New York, had the largest increase in car thefts during the...