"Sometimes I think we're like those Japanese soldiers in WWII—the ones on the island who just kept fighting because they didn't know the war was over."
The Brazilian city is both the spirit of Carnival and the 14th most violent city in the world.
In part two of our series, host Wilbert L. Cooper meets with survivors of Anthony Sowell's crimes, retracing the timeline of when the victims went missing and chronicling law enforcement's missteps.
"The largest bail we fronted money for was $500,000. It was for a doctor who had a clinic here in Vegas. He was re-using syringes and infecting people with hepatitis C."
An anti-corruption demonstration transformed into a riot after some protesters smashed shop windows and the police responded with tear gas and water cannons.
Animal rights group claims the mass killing of racing dogs is an open secret and an ongoing problem in Australia.
According to them, I was stopped because of my "lack of personal hygiene and dirty clothes."
Two Indonesian officers were killed on January 1. Now West Papuans are collectively paying the price.
Wine casks and lava lamps are two of the more surprising ways people tried to bring drugs into Australia with last year.
After decades of arresting people for having weed on the streets of New York, the NYPD is ready to change its tune. But don't get TOO excited—we're a long way from legal marijuana.
In Egypt the school year began with a wave of arrests, violent protests, and clashes between young people and police that left one demonstrater dead from a head wound.
After the by-now-familiar shouting of slogans and making of speeches, about ten members of the English Defence League got arrested.
A new, independent documentary has revealed that the Toronto Police were running video surveillance on the strip-search chambers they built for a temporary detention center during the G20. We spoke with detainees and the Ontario Privacy Commissioner, gaug…
Throwing people in jail for not knowing the ins and outs of every state's gun control laws is pretty crazy, but it keeps happening across the US.
Uriel Ferera, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish teenager, could have refused to serve in the Israeli military for religious reasons. Instead he chose to take the route that lands you in prison.
Ukrainian forces—reportedly Right Sector members—attacked a pro-Russia militia guard post on the outskirts of Krasnoarmeysk, taking 11 local militia men with them.
Over the past three Fridays, Egyptian police have arrested over 700 protesters and killed another 27, according to official figures. There was a time when these numbers would have led the news bulletins. Now, they're buried in half-hearted weekend round-u…
For the first time ever, Syrians must now obtain a visa and a security clearance before being allowed into Egypt. A side effect of this is that refugees arriving in Egypt are now met with suspicion, discrimination, and violence.
Don't go there if you have a vague understanding of drugs or don't like pictures of dudes who look like they'd eat a dolphin.
Bloodshed, tear gas, and plumes of acrid black smoke are never far from the streets of Cairo these days, and they returned this weekend as police fought with supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi.
El Dorado, the Canadian company that owns controversial gold mines in Greece's Skouries forest, has announced that it will stop all works in the area until at least 2016. According to a company spokesperson, the reasoning behind this decision is that the
Yesterday, three members of the feminist activist group Femen staged a topless protest outside the Ministry of Justice in Tunis, Tunisia. It is thought to be the first topless feminist protest to ever take place in the Arab world.
I arrived in Jerusalem on Nakba Day. Nakba (a word that translates as "catastrophe") Day commemorates the 750,000 Palestinians who were forced from their homes when Israel became a state in 1948. I expected shit to get wild, but the speed with which the d…
After over 20 people were arrested in connection to a Hells Angels-affiliated gambling ring in Ontario, cops are becoming more serious about cracking down on a growing league of organized betting circles. A buddy of mine was there to see the bust go down…