Since 2011 inmate-on-inmate homicides have risen 46 percent in county jails statewide compared with the seven years before.
New research finds several state-level statutes are linked to homicide rates, including universal background checks.
President Trump on Monday echoed arguments from his campaign, but his information seems outdated.
The CDC analysis recorded 14,415 gun-related homicides in 2016.
The research the attorney general drew his conclusions from had some serious flaws.
Research shows that “feeling safe” is highly subjective.
A new analysis of crime stats suggests that economics trumps biology in causing violent behavior in teenagers.
Local police departments should reflect the communities they serve, but fixing that alone won’t curb unnecessary violence.
Rennie Gibbs, a 16-year-old in Mississippi when she gave birth to a stillborn child, is facing life in prison for taking cocaine during her pregnancy. Hers is among a burgeoning number of cases in which women are prosecuted for allegedly endangering their unborn children.
Some recent attempts to quantify the chaos.
Evil needs a face and it doesn't look like your neighbor—or your child. Evil must be inhuman, other. The familiar is innocent. We let our guard down. This is part of the diversity paradox.
In the 29 states that use the law, stand your ground increases the likelihood of a justified homicide ruling—but only when a white person is accused of killing a black person.