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The Washington Post is reporting that Maryland State Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has found probable case to file homicide charges in the death of Freddie Gray. Baltimore prosecutor: Probable cause to ...
by koNko
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 08:06 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
I had an interesting debate with a fellow on Disqus concerning inter-ethnic homicide rates. OK, it's not one that looks particularly interesting at first glance, because he's pitching the tired ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 07:20 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Trial, possibly plea bargaining, to come Pennsylvania police officer Lisa J. Mearkle was charged yesterday with criminal homicide in the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick. Mearkle shot ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 11:29 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
Last month, I wrote a piece about how 20% of all homicides in Seattle were committed by police. Now we learn that 15% of all homicides in the entire state of Utah were committed by police. ...
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 04:27 AM PST with 94 Recommends
Police Brutality Statistics http://bit.ly/VK4rAy I was checking the web for data on police shootings when I found this Infographic. It is a remarkable compilation of data, fully referenced. This is ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
WDTN is reporting that on Tuesday night, a woman died as she was running away from a man who was carrying a "rifle type weapon" in a Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart store. WDTN is also reporting that ...
by TeamSarah4Choice
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 07:36 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
They caught him with a gun , or so they say. (Reuters) – A man who filmed a New York City police officer use a choke hold on a suspect who later died has been arrested on weapons charges, law ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 168 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 05:34 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
When Jessica Gonzales’ three daughters disappeared while playing in their Castle Rock, Colorado, front yard in 1999, she knew her estranged husband Simon had taken them and they were in grave ...
by MCMoewe
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:24 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
NEWSWIRE Two people were killed in a tragic but interesting story that took place in the Bronx on Sunday, May 11. I thought I would share it on DK because I think it involves different aspects of ...
by StevenD56
Comment Count 97 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 04:02 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Philadelphia has a reputation as a pretty rough place in terms of crime, especially homicides. It was once known as Killadelphia, and, as you can see from this map of homicides in the city , the ...
by dizzydean
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 07:41 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Lady Justice Expressing Her RKBA If you can overlook this intentionally inflammatory title, the diary contains a detailed list of policy proposals that are worth at least a run through. For people ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 05:05 PM PST with 10 Recommends
We each have our own tolerance for risk and we all make numerous risk/reward decisions every single day. In this diary AndyT will join us to discuss his very touching personal diary in which he ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 123 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 05:03 PM PST with 24 Recommends
This diary provides supplemental data materials to the article "Guns and Suicide: Racial Disparities in Gun Homicide and Gun Suicide" . To better understand the material presented here, please view ...
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
This diary is part of the Firearm Law and Policy group's ongoing series Guns and Suicide . Previous installments of this series can be found here , here ,
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 19 Recommends
The lede pretty much tells you all you need to know: The department's crime lab now has a decade-long backlog of more than 650 homicide investigations with unexamined evidence, yet it processes 95 ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 07:36 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
After I published my last blog I received an email from Susan W: "So why does Chicago have such a high murder rate?" She's not the only one asking that question. Problem is that the answer isn't ...
by blip1944
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 07:25 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Editor's Note: This diary is part of the Firearm Law and Policy group's ongoing Guns and Suicide series. The first installment of the series can be found here . Introduction Firearms are very ...
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 99 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Chicago has always been known as the 'Second City' because it can't seem to compete with New York. But that's changed. The latest report on American crime released annually by the FBI, shows ...
by blip1944
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 05:29 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
You've probably heard the gun lobby successfully oppose safe-storage laws meant to keep firearms away from young children with two talking points: 1) too few children die from negligent-discharge ...
by Daniel Case
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 01:38 PM PST with 42 Recommends
If we really want to do something about gun violence, it’s time to sit down and have a sober, serious and thoughtful discussion based on facts. Not based on opinions, not based on political ...
by blip1944
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 08:08 AM PDT with 9 Recommends