New York City’s 12-day, killing-free streak, the longest period the city has gone without a homicide in at least 20 years, ended this weekend with the murder of a 28-year-old Queens resident.
Norma Cruz heads Fundacion Sobrevivientes (the Survivors’ Foundation) in Guatemala City. The foundation works to help victims of gender violence and pushes for prosecution of the crimes. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown reports on the HBO series “The Wire,” which looks at the troubled streets of Baltimore through an unusual lens, and talks to creator David Simon about his attempt to break the traditional “cop show” genre. Continue reading