News tagged with homicide rate

Killing Kings

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by a Cambridge University criminologist reveals just how dangerous it was to be a monarch in Europe before the modern era.

Jan 28, 2011 4.6 / 5 (14) 10 | with audio podcast

Murders, Traffic Deaths Connected

If you want to know how many people are killed in car accidents in a particular U.S. state, look to its prisons. Regions with higher murder rates also tend to have a greater number of traffic fatalities, according to a new ...

Dec 03, 2009 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Up in arms

In December 2012, when Adam Lanza stormed into the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., with a rifle and killed 20 children and six adult staff members, the United States found itself immersed ...

Jan 28, 2014 3.4 / 5 (9) 1