Citations with the tag: HOMICIDE
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- Explaining variation in state-level homicide rates: Does crime policy pay?
Smith, Kevin B. // Journal of Politics; May97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p350
Studies a systematic examination of the impact of competing crime policies on homicide rates in the 50 states in the United States from 1975 to 1990. Evidence that capital punishment may have a deterrent effect on the homicide rate.
- Homicide sleuths go all out to catch murderers.
Smith, Kevin B. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 11/25/96, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p51
Presents information on the capture of two homicide suspects in New Orleans, Louisiana. Names of the key police officers involved; Names of the persons arrested.
- Alaska on my mind.
Byers, Stephen // Outdoor Life; Jul96, Vol. 198 Issue 1, p6
Editorial. Recounts the story of an Alaskan widower who shot a Chinese boy who worked in his ranch.
- 1994 vital statistics summary shows a drop in homicide.
Smith, Sandra S.; Lancashire, Jeffrey H. // Public Health Reports; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p96
Reports on the decline in the number of homicides in the United States in 1994. Findings from a provisional 1994 data released in the `Annual Summary of Births, Marriages, Divorces, and Deaths: United States, 1994'; Decline in firearm homicide rates; Increase in number of HIV-related deaths.
- Guns and kids.
Smith, Sandra S.; Lancashire, Jeffrey H. // Pediatrics for Parents; 1994, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the number of children killed with guns between 1979 and 1991. Homicide as the third leading cause of death in American elementary and middle school children.
- Some killers are basically decent.
Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 07/28/97, Vol. 24 Issue 33, p27
Focuses on how the Canadian legislative system is reducing the charges in some homicide cases and enabling verdicts of `not criminally responsible.' Cases of murder where the victims were disabled; Reasons why people commit murder; The use of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges.
- Alberta's unsolved murder backlog.
Teel, Gina // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/8/96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p26
States that overall murder rates in Alberta are down, but that mystery killings keep climbing. Alberta's 120 unsolved homicides since 1938; Continuing backlog blamed on manpower shortage; Specific homicides including that of Melissa Letain, Corrine Gustavson, Joyce Cardinal and Barry Buchart.
- Patterns of homicide--Cali, Colombia, 1993-1994.
Espitia, V.; Guerrero, R. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 10/6/1995, Vol. 44 Issue 39, p734
Reports on findings from a system for characterizing homicide patterns in Cali, Colombia. Establishment of the Development, Security, and Peace Program (DESEPAZ) by the city of Cali; Risk for homicide among males and females; Perpetrators of homicide.
- Trends in rates of homicide--United States, 1985-1994.
Espitia, V.; Guerrero, R. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 6/7/1996, Vol. 45 Issue 22, p460
Reports on the trends in homicides in the United States from 1985 to 1994. Number of cases; Piecewise regression models; Implications from firearm-related homicide rates by sex for persons aged 15-24 years; Public health approaches to prevent violence.
- Economic development, suicide and homicide.
Lester, David // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct97, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p458
Replicates a study by Quinney (1965) which examines the 1980 homicide and suicide rates for 72 nations using data for 1980 on the population percentage living in urban areas and the labour force percentage in industry. Statistical information on the study; What statistics showed.
- Homicide leading cause of worker deaths in five states, DC.
Lester, David // Public Health Reports; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p302
States that in the District of Columbia, and the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Maryland, Michigan and South Carolina, homicide was the leading cause of workplace death for the period 1980-89. Information on work-related injuries; Fatality rate in the mining industry.
- Guns are among the leading cause of workplace deaths.
Miller, Leslie // New Hampshire Business Review; 05/08/98, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p15
Analyzes work-related homicides in the United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's invitation to various industries to participate in a federal program that would help reduce workplace accidents; Areas where work-related homicide frequently occur; Precautionary measures made...
- CROSSING THE LINE.
Schindehette, Susan; Duffy, Tom // People; 07/31/2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p54
Addresses an incident at a youth hockey game in Reading, Massachusetts during which Thomas Junta allegedly killed Michael Costin.
- Death of an innocent bystander.
Plummer, William; Fisher, Luchina // People; 6/14/93, Vol. 39 Issue 23, p48
Discusses the shooting death of 15-year-old Delondyn Lawson at Chicago's Tilden High. How Delondyn didn't want to go to school that day; Freshman Joseph White, 16, fired randomly emptying a small semiautomatic pistol hitting three people; Ching Wilson, now 17, required surgery of the intestine;...
- Roll call of the dead.
Plummer, William; Fisher, Luchina // People; 6/14/93, Vol. 39 Issue 23, p50
Pictures students, teachers and others who died violently in America's schools during the 1992-93 academic year. Information gathered by Washington, D.C.'s Center to Prevent Handgun Violence and the National School Safety Center at Pepperdine University in Westlake, California; Carole Day, 51,...
- Murder most horrid?
Dalrymple, Theodore // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 7/23/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7816, p211
No abstract available.
- Snobbery with violence.
Dalrymple, Theodore // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 12/17/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7836, p1262
The article critiques the short story "The Archduke's Tea," by H. C. Bailey, with a focus on the surgery of crime.
- The Victim.
Moore, Wendy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 5/12/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7856, p35
The short story "The Victim," is presented.
- Mexico Homicides Rose 23 Percent in 2010.
Moore, Wendy // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders; Sep2011, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p22
The article focuses on the report of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography regarding the recorded homicides in Mexico which increased by 23% in 2010 compared to 2009.
- The World's 10 Deadliest Cities.
Moore, Wendy // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders; Dec2012, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p18
The article lists the deadliest cities with the most homicides worldwide including San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Acapulco, Mexico, and Bel�m, Brazil.
- Little girls dying.
McGowan, J. // Commonweal; 8/9/91, Vol. 118 Issue 14, p481
Explores the practice of female infanticide in China and India. Why baby boys are treasured while baby girls are considered a burden; Difficult choices faced by parents of baby girls; Role played by the government; How class structure influences female infanticide.
- Homocide police seek suspects in death and assault of...
Boyd, Herb // New York Amsterdam News; 01/04/97, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p1
Reports that homocide police in Jamaica, New York, are searching for suspects in the death and assault of rappers, Rushiandra Cooper and Marsha Davis. Speculation that the women were abducted and beaten at an arcade on Gay Brewer Boulevard; Who the women were found by; Contact information from...
- Murder vs. morality?
Boyd, Herb // Advocate; 1/3/73, Issue 102, p36
Editorial. Focuses on the increasing trend of homicide throughout the U.S. Callous attitude of the police departments towards growing homicides.
- Hays County shooting leaves one man dead.
Biundo, Jen // Free Press (Buda, TX); 5/19/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p1A
The article focuses on the shooting incident at Niederwald in Hays County, Texas, which involved a female landowner who shot and killed the estranged husband of her tenant.
- Madison County sheriff's deputies report no homicides in 2012.
Biundo, Jen // Collinsville Herald; 1/16/2013, Vol. 55 Issue 3, pA2
The article reports that no homicides were investigated by the Madison County Sheriff's Department in Illinois 2012.
- Chicago Reaches 500 Homicides in 2012.
Bayliss, Deborah // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition; 1/2/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p1
The article offers information about the preliminary police data report which shows variation in the number of homicides in Chicago, Illinois since 2008 to 2012.
- Report: Black homicides up in the city.
BARKER, CYRIL JOSH // New York Amsterdam News; 3/17/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 11, p1
The article reports on the increase in the number of homicide and murders among African Americans in New York city.
- Man convicted for beating girlfriend's baby to death.
BARKER, CYRIL JOSH // New York Amsterdam News; 12/14/96, Vol. 87 Issue 50, p21
Reports on the December 1996 conviction of Kelvin Williams of Brooklyn, New York, for the beating death of his girlfriend, Denise Jenkin's 9-month-old daughter, Ceasia Williams. Years in prison faced by Williams; Details on the incident; Judge who presided over the case; Who prosecuted the...
- Unjustifiable homicide.
Neff, David // Christianity Today; 11/22/93, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p13
Editorial. Opposes the justifiable homicide argument. Logic for justifiable homicide; Christianity's view of killing as always sinful; Impossibility of eradicating evils in this life; Positive and constructive ways of Christians in working against evil; Spiritual issue posed by the justifiable...
- A crime as American as a Colt .45.
Press, Aric; McCormick, John // Newsweek; 8/15/1994, Vol. 124 Issue 7, p22
Presents an overview of the continued escalation of homicide in the United States. Why July and August are the most murderous months; Age group most likely to kill; Number of homicides in the 25 largest cities for three years; Number of murders by age; Annual trends; Connection with...
- A week in the death of America.
Adler, Jerry; McCormick, John // Newsweek; 8/15/1994, Vol. 124 Issue 7, p24
Recounts the homicides and attendant events during seven days beginning July 10, 1994 in ten United States cities. `Igor'; Elbert Wynn; Carey Kovacs; Who kills whom; Number of homicides by year; Homicide rates for black males and for white males; Epilogue. INSETS: Killed for less than $50...
- Homicide Through A Different Lens.
Morris, Patrice K.; Graycar, Adam // British Journal of Criminology; Sep2011, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p823
Homicide rates vary across modern societies, yet most scholarly works on homicide are based on studies in developed countries, although, in less developed countries, homicide rates are higher. Homicide is multidimensional and its related social causes and prevalence differ across cultures. In...
- YOA amendments pass parliament.
Morris, Patrice K.; Graycar, Adam // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/13/95, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p43
States that the House of Commons passed amendments to the Young Offenders Act which double the maximum murder sentence from five years to 10. Ease of trying young offenders in adult court; Opposition.
- N.Y.C. crime rate falls.
Nordahl, Peter // Christian Science Monitor; 1/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 30, p20
Reports on the decrease of homicidal rate by 19 % in New York City.
- The cold case concept.
Regini, Charles L. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Aug97, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p1
Reports the action done by the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in clearing the glut of unresolved crimes in the city. Effect of the increase in violence on the number of unresolved crimes; Factors that contributed to the problem;...
Regini, Charles L. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Feb2006, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p25
Presents a correction to the "Suicide and Homicide in State Prisons and Local Jails," released by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Regini, Charles L. // HRMagazine; Apr2007, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p26
A correction to the article "Bills Prohibit Employer Bans on Firearms" in the February 2007 issue is presented.
- Number of homicides in major cities drops in 1997.
Regini, Charles L. // Jet; 01/19/98, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p16
Reports figures showing a decline in the number of homicides in the United States largest cities in 1997. Los Angeles, California; New York, New York; Dallas, Texas; Other cities; Comments from Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Martin Pomeroy.
- Why are so many children committing murder?
Waldron, Clarence // Jet; 06/08/98, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p14
No abstract available.
- For whom the bell tolls.
Waldron, Clarence // Psychology Today; Nov85, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p12
The article presents information on the report "Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report," according to which out of every 21 black men, 1 would be a victim of homicide.
- Some sad statistics.
Waldron, Clarence // Supervisory Management; Oct93, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p4
Reports on the statistics cited on The Manager's Legal Bulletin regarding homicide. Leading cause of on-the-job deaths.
- Remarks in a roundtable discussion on juvenile crime in Boston, Massachusetts.
Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 2/24/97, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p210
Presents the remarks of US President Bill Clinton in a roundtable discussion on juvenile crime in Boston, Massachusetts, given on February 19, 1997. Challenge of stopping juvenile violence and crime; Decrease in juvenile homicides by 80% n the city of Boston between 1990 and 1995; Role of the...
- ATLANTA TIMELINE.
Clinton, Bill // Atlanta; Jul2001, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p32
Chronicles crime-related developments in Atlanta, Georgia from 1848 to 2001. First recorded homicide; Total number of homicides in the city as of April 30, 2001; Approximate number of police officers working out of six zones; Establishment of the first full-time police force.
- Homicides in the US fell 8.2 percent in the past two years.
Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor; 10/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 230, p2
Reports about the fall in the percentage of homicides in the past two years in US. Statistics on the same.
- American killers are getting younger.
Fox, James Alan; Pierce, Glenn // USA Today Magazine; Jan94, Vol. 122 Issue 2584, p24
Discusses the problem of violent crimes committed by juveniles in America. Fluctuation in homicide trends; Forecasting model on rate of violent crime; Changes in social context; Disunity in opposition to guns; Change in youth attitude about violence; Glamorization of crime in television;...
- Job homicides under study.
Lenckus, Dave // Business Insurance; 11/8/93, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p2
Reports on the incidence of homicides in the workplace. Homicide as the leading cause of workplace deaths among women; Workers with the greatest risk of being murdered on the job; Government call to employers for specific measures to safeguard workers; Recommendations; Occupational Safety and...
Lenckus, Dave // Canada & the World Backgrounder; Dec96, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on the crime of homicide in Canada. The murder rate as remaining stable; Workplace homicide rates in the United States and Ontario, Canada; Age range of those at risk of being victims of homicide; The role of poverty, drugs, and alcohol; No evidence that violence against children is on...
- Homicide rate stable.
Lenckus, Dave // Infomat: A Weekly Review; 11/9/2001, p4
Reports that the national homicide rate in Canada remained stable in 2000. Gang-related slayings; Percentage of homicides from firearms, stabbings, and beatings; Family-related homicides; Homicide rates in Canadian provinces.
- Passage of crime.
McAlary, Mike // New York; 12/22/97, Vol. 30 Issue 49, p110
Examines the fact that homicides and crime are down in New York City, New York. The lack of reporting for crime reporters; The difference in a place like Bryant Park; Crime reporters feeling put out of business.
- NYPD hunts for suspects in suspected hate crime.
McAlary, Mike // Gay & Lesbian Times; 12/18/2008, Issue 1095, p16
The article reports on the intensified homicide investigation about the suspected hate attacks in New York City.