Several states continue breaking their own records as hospitalisations rise alarmingly
Police unions have emerged as the leading opponent of reform efforts as lawmakers respond to weeks of protests over the police killings of Black people across the country. This article first appeared in Salon. Despite years of demonstrations against police violence, data shows that law enforcement agencies killed more people last year than they did five [
Since 1994, crime has declined by nearly one-third, 32 percent, yet, spending on policing has nearly doubled (46 percent). The question “why” comes amid calls to reallocate funding for policing and spend it on public safety instead, Politico reported Friday. One of the top calls into law enforcement is not crime-related, rather it is mental [
The NYPD says so far this month, 233 members have filed for retirement, CBS New York reports.
Businesses are fearful that a list of proposals from a citizens' convention could crater the economy
Thursday’s arrest of accused Jeffrey Epstein “madam” Ghislaine Maxwell caps a spectacular fall from grace for the once well-connected British socialite — who spent much of her life clawing her way back into the upper-crust from family scandal. Born in December 1961, she grew up one of seven children of publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell, who
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Conservative and progressive advocacy groups are slamming a bill aimed at combating a surge of violence in Missouri's largest cities as a return to tough-on-crime policies. At issue is a bill that would stiffen penalties for gun crimes, dangerous felonies and crimes committed by gangs. It
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) on Monday announced that it is disbanding its anti-crime unit — a group of approximately 600 plainclothes police officers who blend in with the general population to combat crime — in the wake of protests and violent unrest over the death of George Floyd.
‘A crime upon a crime’: Trump’s Tulsa rally gives ‘Watchmen’ episode new resonance
HBO's series brought the 1921 Tulsa race massacre to greater prominence. Director Nicole Kassell reflects on its influence — and the president's "cruel" rally.
Stormzy and Adele send messages of support as community remembers 72 lives lost in disaster