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The War on the Innocents

T. Sher Singh | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime
T. Sher Singh

There are no ifs and buts about it: the outrage in Boston this week is a crime against humanity.

Woman Convicted Of Hiring Hitmen To Murder Her Rich Husband And Mother-In-Law

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Florida woman and her brother were found guilty Wednesday of orchestrating the killings of the woman's millionaire husban...

Accused Woman Refuses to Testify in Husband's Murder Case

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A Florida woman accused of directing the killings of her millionaire husband and mother-in-law says she won't testify at her New...

Biker Killings Renew Hells Angels’ Violent Reputation

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 12.31.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — The Hells Angels have had a rough year in California. Three Northern California members have died violently in the last month a...

'The Most Significant And Least Appreciated Development In The History Of Our Species'

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- It seems as if violence is everywhere, but it's really on the run. Yes, thousands of people have died in bloody unrest from Africa to P...

The Unsolved 9/11 Murder Mystery

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.08.2011 | Crime

Henryk Siwiak, a Polish immigrant, died in New York on September 11, 2001. Unlike the thousands who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Tra...

Watch: Ted Bundy's DNA To Be Added To National Database

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

MIAMI -- A vial of Ted Bundy's blood has been found in Florida and investigators will use the newly discovered evidence to try to solve cases that wen...

Connecticut Prison Inmates Reading True Crime And Other Violent Books

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARTFORD, Conn. — Inmates in Connecticut prisons have access to true crime books and works of fiction that depict murder and graphic violence, w...

Sicilian Wedding Photographer Accidentally Killed By Couple After He Had Them Pose With Guns

nydailynews.com | Corky Siemaszko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A wedding photographer in Sicily was accidentally killed when he asked the prospective bride and groom to pose for a picture using hunting rifles as p...

NATO Recovers Body Of Missing U.S. Sailor In Afghanistan

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — One of two U.S. sailors missing in Afghanistan since last week – a 30-year-old father of two – has been confirm...

U.S Warns Citizens About Haiti Travel After Americans Killed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The U.S. Embassy is advising travelers to exercise caution in Haiti after four U.S. citizens were killed in separate rob...

Acapulco Killings: 13 Killed In Drug Gang Violence As Spring Break Tourists Arrive

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- At least 13 people have been killed in a Mexican Pacific coast state plagued by drug gang violence. Guerrero state police say th...

Chris Dortleff A Flight Risk: Ex-Blackwater Guard Charged In Afghan Double Murder Will Be Jailed Until Trial

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NORFOLK, Va. — A former Blackwater contractor charged in the shooting deaths of two Afghans will be held in custody until his trial because his ...

Making Sense of the Senseless

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

Why was Hasan not booted out of the service he so ungratefully and desperately wanted to leave? In the absence of concrete answers, the media is left to speculate.

Chicago Murders Down 11 Percent In 2009: Strong Reversal From 2008

chicagotribune.com | Annie Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

But nearing the end of this year, homicides in the city have dropped by 11 percent, apparently reversing the 2008 spike and bringing the city more in ...

Wanted: Dead or Alive

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Whether Clemmons was seeking cover to pull his gun and fire, or about to flee, the officer did precisely the right thing. It was not a "cold-blooded murder", it was a courageous and necessary act.

Beyond Good and Evil

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

A distinction must be made between evil acts and evil people and, hard as it is to acknowledge, somewhere amidst the tangle of Phillip Garrido's depraved thinking lies a flicker of humanity.

Don't Give Ahmadinejad the Excuses He Wants

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

The proper response to the tyranny in Iran is the continued building of a world alliance against the Iranian despot, who may or may not have legitimately won the elections last week.

Where Violence Against Women Is Rampant

Zama Coursen-Neff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zama Coursen-Neff

In Papua New Guinea, research indicates, two-thirds of women experience domestic violence, and 50 percent of women have experienced forced sex.

The Grinning Skull

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

While the media demonized the New Orleans' black population for crimes that turned out not to have happened, they ignored the group of white men who went on a shooting spree across the river.