News tagged with crime

Elephant poaching declines slightly

Although the number of African elephants killed for their tusks declined slightly last year after worldwide recognition of the severity of the wildlife crime epidemic, the rates remain unacceptably high, ...

Dec 02, 2013
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US destroys six-ton ivory stockpile

The United States has destroyed six tons of confiscated elephant ivory, in a move wildlife groups hailed as a bold message to criminal traffickers that the ivory is worthless.

Nov 15, 2013
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School violence lowers test scores, not grades

It's hard to go a day without seeing news of violence in some form occurring in schools around the country, and Chicago is often cited as a city where crime rates in schools are particularly high. In a new study in the current ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Mafialeaks: spilling the beans on Italian gangsters

A group of Italian computer boffins have launched a new website, Mafialeaks, aimed at encouraging victims of organised crime and former gangsters to spill the beans, La Repubblica newspaper reported Tuesday.

Nov 05, 2013
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Computer model anticipates crime hot spots

(Phys.org) —A unique collaboration between a University of California, Riverside sociologist and the Indio Police Department has produced a computer model that predicts, by census block group, where burglaries ...

Nov 04, 2013
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