News tagged with gang

US Senate in new cybersecurity push

US senators, warning of potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at protecting critical infrastructure such as power, water and transportation systems.

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Internet
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Record ivory seizures in 2011: watchdog

The past 12 months has seen a record number of large ivory seizures across the world, confirming a sharp increase in the illegal trade in recent years, a wildlife watchdog said Thursday.

dateDec 29, 2011 in Ecology
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Fighting violent gang crime with math

(PhysOrg.com) -- UCLA mathematicians working with the Los Angeles Police Department to analyze crime patterns have designed a mathematical algorithm to identify street gangs involved in unsolved violent crimes. Their research ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Mathematics
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China 'cracks down' on fake iPhones

Police in Shanghai have arrested five people for making fake iPhones, state media said on Friday, just as Apple fans overseas wait with bated breath for the launch of the US giant's newest model.

dateSep 30, 2011 in Business
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Gangs don't protect against crime

Gang members are twice as likely to be crime victims than non-gang members and are more frequently subject to simple assault, aggravated assault and drive by shootings, according to a recently study by the Crime Victims' ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Social Sciences
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