Violent crime


'I Felt Like a Trapped Animal': 6 Women Describe What It's Like to Be Stalked

Stalking can affect anyone, at any point in their lives—and it can be a frightening and life-alteringly horrible experience.


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.


Violent crime is on the rise, but there's still no “American carnage”

The FBI's latest crime stats paint a more nuanced picture than Jeff Sessions wants.


These Stats Show the Shocking Reality of Violent Crime in Chicago

Here's how the Windy City's crime rate stacks up within the past year.


Meet the Hardliner Jeff Sessions Picked to Crack Down on Violent Crime

He really, really likes putting people in prison.


How Immigrants Make Communities Safer

Immigrants may actually bring down crime in areas where they live.


Areas with More Men than Women Are Not Crime-Ridden Hell Holes, Study Finds

In fact, being outnumbered by women may make men more violent.


Mexican mayor arrested for allegedly ordering a massacre

The mayor, who allegedly ordered ten people killed at the weekend, had long-rumored ties to the Knights Templar cartel in the drug-war ravaged state of Michoacán.


Body Parts Wash Up on Shore of Rio Olympics Beach Volleyball Venue

There has been a sharp rise in crime in Rio ahead of the Olympics, while police forces are currently struggling with internal strikes and crippling financial problems.


Calgary Nightclub Closes Weeks After Late-Night Shooting

TEN X says "Thank You For All The Memories."


Armed Robberies and Gunfire Reach Mexico City's Hippest Barrios

Violent attacks on bars, gunfights in the streets, and deaths related to extortion are common in many parts of Mexico, but the hipster neighborhoods of La Roma and Condesa were supposed to be safe havens