Examining crime trends in St. Tammany Parish: Homicides, violent crime increase in 2020

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Homicides were up in St. Tammany Parish last year, with 18 people losing their lives to violence in a year that was marked by three double homicides. The number of 2020 killings […]

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Minneapolis makes big bet on violence prevention effort to stem crime surge

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Facing twin demands to curb police brutality and turn back a surge in violent crime, Minneapolis leaders have tripled the budget of a low profile city agency that treats violence as a […]

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New state bill would make silence on child abuse a stronger crime

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A newly-proposed state bill aims to hold more people accountable for violence against children. Texas House Bill 1009 was just filed and the local advocate behind it said it’s time to make […]

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SE Portland gas station attack may include bias crime charges

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — KOIN 6 News has learned that the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office is looking into possible bias crime charges stemming from a violent attack at a Southeast Portland […]

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Kerry gardaí have the highest crime-solving rates in the country

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Gardaí in Kerry have the highest success rate in solving crime, while their colleagues in Dublin have the lowest crime detection rates in the Republic. Figures obtained from the Central Statistics Office […]

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Weekend crime creates deadliest January since 2008

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BATON ROUGE – Jan. 23 & 24 has been a violent weekend for Baton Rouge. Three people were killed in two separate incidents, both happening on Saturday nearly two hours apart. Crime has continued […]

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