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How social media is fueling London’s escalating wave of knife crime
"If they didn't record it, then he's only embarrassed between the people that saw it. But if he's recording it, then everyone sees it."
All the ways Jeff Sessions' "American carnage" op-ed was wrong
We asked four experts, including two former police officers and an ex-federal prosecutor, to fact-check the op-ed.
Mexico on course to replace Syria as world’s most violent country
Emergency measures haven’t slowed rising violence against women in Mexico State
One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
After years of decline, Mexico's murder rate is heading back to peak drug war levels
Renewed cartel violence in the first half of this year pushed up Mexico's murder rate by about 15 percent.
El Salvador’s Already Horrific Murder Rate Is Getting Much Worse
The number of murders in the first two months of this year was more than double the number in the same period of 2015.
The Murder Rate Is Down in Rio — But Its Cops Continue to Kill
The authorities claim that the drop in homicides to their lowest level since 1991 is largely due to a special favela policing strategy, though others say more attention is also needed to shocking levels of police brutality, including a string of...
James Armour Young
crime & drugs
Police Arrest Suspect in Gang-Related Slaying of 9-Year-Old Chicago Boy
Tyshawn Lee was reportedly lured into an alleyway earlier this month and shot to death because of his father's alleged ties to a local gang.
Reuters and VICE News
drugs and crime
Cops Say Chicago Fourth Grader Lured to Alley Was Executed Over Father's Alleged Gang Ties
A local priest said that in the past gang members left each other's children alone, but that the code had eroded in the streets of Chicago, where murders are on the rise.
Reuters and VICE News
Gunshot Wounds in the ER (Extra Scene from 'San Pedro Sula Nights')
In this extra scene, VICE News spent the night in an overcrowded emergency room of the Mario Catarino Rivas hospital in San Pedro Sula, where cases of bullet wounds are all too common.
San Pedro Sula Nights
VICE News spends a week with Orlin Castro, a crime reporter in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the world's most violent city.
Honduras Is Combating Its Homicide Epidemic With Militarization
Some 7,000 people among the 8 million inhabitants of Honduras can expect to be murdered.