Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has died, one day after being transferred to a West Virginia federal prison. A notorious lifelong criminal who ran gambling and drug rackets for decades, he fled Boston in 1994 but was eventually caught.
Fatal workplace shootings, like the one Monday in Orlando, Florida, are ticking upward in the United States, government statistics show.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is serving notice he's ready to "send in the Feds" if Chicago can't reduce its homicide figures.
By Associated Press
It was yet another bloody holiday weekend in Chicago; five more people were also shot Monday morning, bringing the 3-day toll to nearly 50. To examine why violence is so entrenched in the city and to see how residents are…
By PBS NewsHour
A black man was found hanging in a tree in Mississippi, and now federal and state investigators are trying to determine if his death was a suicide or homicide.
By Marina Lopes
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.
Ray Suarez talks to photographer Jon Lowenstein about covering violence in Chicago.
Mohamed Merah, an accused gunman claiming ties to al-Qaida, was holed up Wednesday in an apartment in Toulouse, France. Merah is suspected in seven homicides. Margaret Warner and The New York Times' Steven Erlanger discuss France's latest terror concerns.
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.
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