The risk of dying from a gunshot wound is twice as high for African-Americans as it is for white Americans, according to a new study based on 11 years’ worth of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
JOHANNESBURG — Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings, rape, electric shocks and pliers used to pull out teeth and nails, Amnesty International charged Thursday.
Domestic abuse expert says it's hard to believe this is only episode.
Teen was accused of carjacking and kidnapping.
An arrest has been made in charges unrelated to the shooting.
U.S. Army tanks travel to support French troops who worked with the American forces at the capture of the village of Juvigny in France during World War I. It is the first time the Americans show this type of tank in action. (AP Photo)
British and French soldiers watch the firing of a great gun on the French front during World War 1. Undated photo. (AP Photo)
A 9-year-old girl was struck in the leg by gunfire.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says shootings over the Fourth of July weekend that left at least nine people dead and more than 50 more injured included eight incidents that involved police.
PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.
In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.
Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.
A second teen wanted in connection with an armed robbery and kidnapping in November was arrested Friday morning.
Tucson’s homicide rate declined slightly in 2013, although it remains above the national average, new data show.
I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).
DEAR ABBY: I’m writing regarding “Lost for Words,” who skipped her 10-year high school reunion because she was bullied in school. (She is now receiving Facebook messages from former classmates who want to apologize.)
A psychologist who examined convicted murderer Kyle Alegria said the environment Alegria grew up in was fertile ground for the growth of a violent sexual deviant.
Chael Sonnen, left, sinks in the fight-winning choke against Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua, of Brazil, during their UFC on Fox Sports 1 mixed martial arts light heavyweight bout in Boston, Saturday, Aug. 17,2013. Sonnen won via first round tapout via guillotine choke. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
No. 90: "The Prisoner" -- Patrick McGoohan created and starred in the cult classic 1960s television show "The Prisoner." In this May 13, 1965, photo released by CBS, Emmy-winning actor McGoohan is shown in a scene from the CBS series "Secret Agent". (AP Photo/CBS-TV)
A rifle grenade fired by a soldier at left explodes at an already shattered and pock marked window at the Federal Prison on Alcatraz Island where rioting prisoners are cornered after killing two guards and wounding 15, May 3, 1946. (AP Photo/Jack Rice)