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How Brain Scans Can Lighten Sentences In Murder Cases
An increasing trend of defendants using neuroscience to argue for lesser sentences
Why So Many Men Kill Their Families On Sundays In August
A study of British "family annihilators" reveals some macabre data.
NYPD: Murder Is Down Because Of Our Facebook Surveillance
Tools of the 21st-century police department
What Kind Of Violence Kills Americans? [Infographic]
The leading causes of violence-related deaths, for everyone in the United States.
Would Arming Teachers And Students Really Have Prevented A Tragedy?
Policy that would make it easier to carry concealed weapons into schools could have meant “the difference between life and death for many innocent bystanders,” a spokesman for Michigan House...
What The Research Says About “Rampage Violence”
Studies of "rampage violence" have only been around for about a decade, but researchers are still working hard to understand and prevent it. Here's the current state of the field.
Daily Infographic: What Are Your Cat’s Murder Stats?
The number-one scourge of the bird population is cats. But other cats, right, not yours? The Oatmeal investigates
Could Cops Scan Suspicious Web Search Terms for Pre-Crime Prevention?
Might the death of Juliana Mensch have been predicted, and perhaps prevented? The people accused of strangling the 19-year-old in … Continued
New Corpse-Detection System Finds Where the Bodies Are Buried
Cops searching for hidden graves usually rely on dogs or ground-penetrating radar. Now they have another tool in their arsenal … Continued
Loaner NASA Rover Helps Solve Cold Murder Case in California
Add gumshoe detective to NASA’s resume. Last year, scientists from the space agency working with the US Geological Survey and … Continued