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A Finnish-Swedish joint study of over 900 convicted homicides has found a link between use of drugs and violent crimes like homicide. The study notes that recent massacres around the world, such as neo-Nazi Anders Brevik, and sinister Ronald McDonald cosplayer James Holmes has drawn new attention on a link between mental illness, psychotropic drugs, […]

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Twelve. That’s how many days New York City went without a homicide. Sadly, a man was shot in Queens on Friday “just before noon,” reports the New York Times. Earlier that day, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appeared on on “CBS This Morning” and when he was asked about the historically low numbers by host Charlie […]

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As of late Thursday night, the NYPD had not investigated a murder since February 1, leaving NYC without any reported murders for 11 days. That’s a “modern record,” according to the New York Daily News: The city is in the midst of a murder-free stretch that snapped the “modern-day” record at midnight Thursday. NYPD officials […]

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In Florida, Pedro Bravo is standing trial for the murder of former friend Christian Aguilar, who had started dating his ex-girlfriend. After missing for weeks, his body was found buried in a shallow grave in Levy Country. According to the Gainesville Sun and Palm Beach Report, on September 20, 2012 — the day the victim disappeared — the accused told iPhone’s Siri “I need to […]

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On Thursday, the First International Conference on Men’s Issues took place near Detroit, Michigan. Featured speaker and A Voice for Men contributor, Warren Farrell, was allotted the most time. He spoke for about 20 minutes. Immediately following his remarks, he retreated to a “workshop” upstairs with a handful of attendees. While I remained to hear […]

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At least 20 people were shot in New York City over the weekend, with incidents in every borough. There were nine shooting victims in Brooklyn, five in Manhattan, four in the Bronx, one in Queens and one on Staten Island. Three have died. The total number of shootings so far in 2014 is lower than it […]

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A Brooklyn federal district court has convicted Ronald Herron aka Ra Diggs for three murders of drug-related associates. Though murders should be punished to the full severity of the law, the court proceeding featured a worrisome implication for First Amendment Rights. Herron, a rapper, has previously been acquitted in state court of one of the murders. The […]

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Yes, the iPhone 5S is on sale today! Hooray for gold! Hooray for capitalism! For many of us, the lust for new Apple stuff was satiated by this week’s release of iOS 7 (which, I must admit, I am really enjoying so far), but those true devotees, nothing short of a shiny new phone will […]

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Elena Sava Adams, a 57-year-old Romanian-American woman living in Battery Park City, wanted to kill her husband. He wasn’t giving her enough money “to make ends meet,” apparently, and she wanted to collect on a little life insurance money, according to the NYPD. So she went to Brooklyn (less surveillance cameras there, she thought) and […]

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New York City murders for the first half of 2013 totalled just 156, down 25% percent from the first half of 2012. Homicides hit their lowest number since the early 1960’s in 2012. The NYPD claims that this is a result of placing extra police officers in certain high crime “impact zones” and its anti-gang program […]

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