Chicago, Baltimore, champions of black violence

More than 400 people were shot in Chicago this month, almost all of them black. And there is one more day to go.

President Barack Obama’s home turf has recorded more homicides and shooting victims than New York City and … Read the rest

Police commissioner working on Charlie Hebdo shootings found dead

A police commissioner, who had been investigating the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine committed suicide with his service gun on Thursday night, French media reported.

Police commissioner Helric Fredou, who had been investigating the attack on the French weekly … Read the rest

The real racial bias: Cops more willing to shoot whites than blacks

It’s widely assumed that white police officers are more likely to shoot black suspects as a result of racial bias, but recent research suggests the opposite is true.

An innovative US study published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology found … Read the rest

Residents anxious as shootings in black Baltimore surge

baltimoreThe surge in violence continues in Baltimore as the police report more shootings, the last of which happened late Saturday in Northeast Baltimore.

Clergy and lawmakers are trying to calm anxious residents.

There have been three shootings in the … Read the rest