Supporters of Botham Shem Jean denounce a search of his apartment, saying authorities are seeking to damage the victim’s reputation and place blame on him.
A tale of justice delayed and denied, Bobby Joe Maxwell's case exposes a fatal flaw in our court system.
The odds of becoming a homicide victim in dense and diverse New York City this year were about the same as in Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota last year.
On Tuesday, four months after Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., news broke that the Justice Department had released the results of its own autopsy.
A medical examiner ruled that a police officer's chokehold on unarmed New York City resident Eric Garner last month caused the 43-year-old man's death.
In 2012, suicide by active duty American soldiers exceeded the number of U.S. combat deaths in Afghanistan. Why? In the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, young natives are lining up to become suicide bombers. Why?
"You know that line, 'guns don’t kill people, people kill people?' It’s true, so far as it goes," writes Ezra Klein on The Washington's Post Wonkblog. "But in the United States, when people decide to kill people, or kill themselves, they typically reach for a gun."
Mexico's murder rate is bad, but it's not 1990s bad. In a weird use of statistics on homicide rates, Mexico's Attorney General Eduardo Medina Mora argues that despite the ongoing drug war that has killed 11,000 and deaths being tallied by one newspaper in an "Execute-o-meter," the country is still better off than it was last decade.