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Crime

Govt Stats: UK Knife Crime Highest on Record

There has been a 22 per cent surge in knife crime and an 11 per cent increase in gun crime, with offences “disproportionately concentrated in London” and other cities, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has said.

Two handcuffed 15-year old Venezuelan teenagers (L) await as police officers talk at a police station after being arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in the district of Sucre, Caracas on March 27, 2009. Crime, violence and insecurity are major issues in Venezuela, considered by NGO Venezuelan Violence Observatory …

Venezuela: Nearly 10,000 Minors Killed in 2016

Venezuela, home to the deadliest city in the world, experienced the homicides of nearly 10,000 underaged individuals in 2016, and 35 percent of homicide victims were under the age of 20.

Crime

Violent Crime Up 24 Per Cent in a Year

Violent crime in England and Wales has shot up by 24 per cent. In the 12 months to June, murder was up 20 per cent, knife crime 9 per cent, and gun crime surged 7 per cent, according to police recorded crime figures.

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Double Homicide Suspect Found Biting Off Pieces of a Victim’s Face

Police found a double homicide suspect in Florida biting off parts of a victim’s face Monday, Fox 31 reports. Martin County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in Tequesta, FL by a neighbor who said he had been stabbed while trying to break

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Woman Kills Grandmother With Her Bare Hands

A 24-year-old woman “snapped” and strangled her 64-year-old grandmother — by whom she was raised, and with whom she lived on-and-off as an adult — to death with her bare hands.

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Oklahoma State Homecoming Crash Suspect Charged With Second Degree Murder

Payne County District Attorney officially filed second-degree murder charges and 46 counts of felony assault against Adacia Chambers, who is accused of purposely driving into the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade. The judge demanded Chambers undergo a psychological evaluation.

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Exclusive – Armstrong Williams: Putting It All on the Line

In the wake of recent anti-police backlash in New York and Baltimore, crime has spiked considerably in those cities. Murder rates, robbery and theft have risen in the wake of what many believe may be officers’ hesitance to engage suspects for fear of being caught up in some public controversy over how they do their jobs. Worse yet, officers may have started to question themselves and become more fearful for their own safety in the wake of such uncertainty.

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BB King’s Death to be Investigated as Homicide

Las Vegas police will investigate the May 14 death of B.B. King as a possible homicide after two of the blues guitar legend’s daughters accused his personal assistants of poisoning him. The 89-year-old died in Las Vegas while under hospice

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Houston Homicides Up 59 Percent in First Quarter of 2015

HOUSTON, Texas – Seventy-three people have lost their lives at the hands of another person in Houston, Texas during the first quarter of 2015. This represents an increase in Houston homicides of 59 percent compared to the same timeframe in 2014 according to information from the Houston Police Department (HPD).