WorldViews: crime


Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Here's how U.S. gun violence compares with the rest of the world

What happens when countries have fewer guns?

By Olga Khazan  |  04:02 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/29/2012

In Chile, beating death of gay man stirs change

The Chilean president has promised that the government will pass an anti-discrimination law.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Chile, hate crime, Daniel Zamudio

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Death penalty dropped against Mumia Abu-Jamal

Philadelphia prosecutors on Wednesday dropped their 30-year push for the death penalty for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:03 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, Mumia Abu-Jamal, death penalty

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/02/2011

At Union-Scioto High School in Ohio, bully’s assault of gay student caught on camera

A new cellphone video shows that a gay 15-year-old student in Ohio has been assaulted, allegedly because of his sexuality.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, bullying, hate crime

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 10/17/2011

LAPD detective under fire for posting murder scene photo on Twitter

An LAPD detective’s posting of a murder scene photo on Twitter has sparked a debate over how police use social media.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:24 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, LAPD, Twitter, crime

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky guilty of Petit murders

Conviction is second in case of killings of a Connecticut mother and her two daughters in 2007.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Joshua Komisarjevsky, Crime, William Petit, Petit

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Ex-Miss Iceland outed Whitey Bulger — who would play them in a movie?

There is speculation a movie deal is in the works around Whitey Bulger’s capture. Who would play the characters in a movie?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:27 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Whitey Bulger, Miss Iceland, crime

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Amanda Knox acquitted: An interview with trial blogger Frank Sfarzo

After American student Amanda Knox was cleared of the death of Meredith Kercher, we sit down with a blogger who has been covering the trail for years.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:58 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Amanda Knox, crime, murder trial, Meredith Kercher

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Amanda Knox acquitted, judge orders immediate release (live video)

The court has overturned Amanda Knox’s murder conviction and ordered her immediately released from prison.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:53 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Amanda Knox, crime, Meredith Kercher, murder trial, Italy

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Jaycee Dugard sues federal government for not monitoring her captor — can she win?

Jaycee Dugard is now suing the federal government for failing to monitor the convicted sex offender who kidnapped her and held her captive for 18 years.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, Jaycee Dugard, lawsuit, sex offender

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Cameron Todd Willingham, others on death row remembered as Troy Davis is executed

As Troy Davis was executed, the names of other death row inmates were also talked about.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, death penalty, capital punishment, Troy Davis, death row

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/22/2011

U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal; Troy Davis executed

Georgia has executed Davis, who drew legions of supporters but found no court willing to throw out his conviction.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, death penalty, Troy Davis, capital punishment

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Troy Davis to be executed tonight — are people angry about Davis’ case or the death penalty?

Troy Davis is to be executed tonight. Do people care about his story because they believe he was wrongfully convicted, or because they care about the death penalty?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, Troy Davis, death penalty, capital punishment, Georgia

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Will Troy Davis’s execution, scheduled for tomorrow, have a lasting impact?

Troy Davis is likely to be executed Wednesday, despite doubts about his guilt among many. Will his case change the national discussion?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:38 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, crime, death penalty, Troy Davis, Georgia