Crime in the United States http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33315/all en Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer haunts living from his grave http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/serial-killer-jeffrey-dahmer-haunts-living-his-grave <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zorianna Kit</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has been dead for more than 18 years, but the murders and dismemberments of the 17 boys and men he killed, and sometimes ate, still haunt the living.</p> <p>Documentary "The Jeffrey Dahmer Files," which opens in limited release in U.S. movie theaters on Friday, focuses on the lives of three people - Milwaukee Medical Examiner Jeffrey Jentzen, Police Detective Patrick Kennedy and Dahmer's neighbor Pamela Bass - whose lives were indelibly changed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/serial-killer-jeffrey-dahmer-haunts-living-his-grave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Converts to Christianity Crime in the United States Entertainment Human trophy collecting Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:31:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757030 at http://www.globalpost.com First World Trade Center bombing remembered http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/first-world-trade-center-bombing-remembered <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Yorkers observed a moment of silence Tuesday to remember the first bombing of the World Trade Center 20 years ago, in what turned out to be a precursor to far deadlier attacks on September 11, 2001.</p> <p>The silent moment was held at 12:18 pm, the time when the 1993 bomb exploded in a parking garage underneath the Twin Towers, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000.</p> <p>Eight years later airliners hijacked by anti-American Islamist militants slammed into the towers, causing their collapse and killing nearly 3,000 people.</p> <p>sms/adm</p> Crime in the United States Disaster History of the United States War AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:31:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5767701 at http://www.globalpost.com Young US blacks see lives shattered by gun violence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/young-us-blacks-see-lives-shattered-gun-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In 1998, Ismael Watkins was walking down a street when a bullet hit him in the neck. He never took another step.</p> <p>Today, the 33-year-old relies on a wheelchair to get around and still remembers those life-changing moments as if they had happened yesterday.</p> <p>"I heard the shot, it hit my neck, another grazed my neck," Watkins told AFP, sharing how, at age 18, he had just become a father when his fate took a turn for the worse.</p> <p>Watkins' story is by no means unique. Every year, hundreds of young African Americans are wounded or killed by weapons in the United States.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/young-us-blacks-see-lives-shattered-gun-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States Disaster Gun politics Gun violence in the United States Ismael Watkins Social Issues AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 04:46:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768038 at http://www.globalpost.com Film probes Washington sniper murders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/film-probes-washington-sniper-murders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Joining a cacophonous debate over gun violence in the United States, a new film probes behind the headlines of a 2002 shooting spree that terrorized the area around the nation's capital.</p> <p>New York-based French director Alexandre Moors's film "Blue Caprice" premiered at the Sundance festival and was chosen to open the New Directors New Films festival that ends in Brooklyn this Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/film-probes-washington-sniper-murders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Crime in the United States Murder AFP Sat, 30 Mar 2013 02:00:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5797388 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Film probes Washington sniper murders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/corrected-film-probes-washington-sniper-murders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Joining a cacophonous debate over gun violence in the United States, a new film probes behind the headlines of a 2002 sniper spree that terrorized the area around the nation's capital.</p> <p>Brooklyn-based French director Alexandre Moors's film "Blue Caprice" premiered at the Sundance festival and was chosen to open the New Directors New Films festival in New York, which ends this Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/corrected-film-probes-washington-sniper-murders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States Murder United States AFP Sat, 30 Mar 2013 16:31:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5797622 at http://www.globalpost.com Not so divine comedy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/not-so-divine-comedy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The media reports reveal that the conduct of returning officers assigned with the task of scrutinising the nomination papers of prospective candidates are taking on a comic overtone. Most of the questions being asked by them on the basis of Articles 62 and 63 are not only ridiculous, but also hilarious.</p><P>Apparently, the criterion and minimum requirements for accessing the suitability of those who seek a seat in the legislative bodies is unclear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/not-so-divine-comedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States Tom DeLay Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:47:28 +0000 Asianet 5811143 at http://www.globalpost.com US launches massive manhunt for Boston bombers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/us-launches-massive-manhunt-boston-bombers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US investigators stepped up a massive manhunt Tuesday for attackers who devastated the Boston Marathon with two bombs that killed three people and wounded more than 140, many left with horrific injuries.</p> <p>Boston's Boylston Street, scene of the marathon finish line carnage on Monday, remained sealed off as investigators sought leads in the worst bomb attack in the United States since the September 11, 2001 atrocities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/us-launches-massive-manhunt-boston-bombers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Marathon Business Crime in the United States Environment Health Politics September 11 attacks War AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:02:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5817377 at http://www.globalpost.com US to go to 'ends of the Earth' to find Boston bombers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/us-go-ends-the-earth-find-boston-bombers-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US investigators on Tuesday pledged to go "to the ends of the Earth" to find those behind the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, which President Barack Obama deemed an "act of terror."</p> <p>Boston's Boylston Street, scene of the finish line carnage on Monday, remained sealed off as investigators sought leads in the worst attack in the United States since the September 11, 2001 atrocities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/us-go-ends-the-earth-find-boston-bombers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anwar al-Awlaki Business Crime in the United States Environment Health Politics Terrorism in the United States War AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:46:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5817560 at http://www.globalpost.com US to take bomber hunt to 'ends of the Earth' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/us-take-bomber-hunt-ends-the-earth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US investigators vowed Tuesday to go "to the ends of the Earth" in the hunt for Boston marathon attackers who packed bombs with metal pellets and nails to cause maximum suffering.</p> <p>US President Barack Obama condemned Monday's attack at the race's finish line, which killed three people and wounded more than 170 others, as "an act of terror."</p> <p>Obama said there was still no indication as to whether domestic or foreign terrorists carried out the attack and no claim of responsibility was made.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/us-take-bomber-hunt-ends-the-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Crime in the United States Environment Health History of the United States Politics September 11 attacks War AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:46:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5817775 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP 0500 GMT News Advisory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/afp-0500-gmt-news-advisory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Duty Editor: James Hossack Tel: +852 2829 6211</p> <p>-- TOP STORIES --</p> <p>+ US hunts down Boston 'pressure cooker' bombers</p> <p>+ Funeral of former British PM Margaret Thatcher</p> <p>+ Pakistani troops scramble to aid quake victims</p> <p>US-attacks,update-WRAP</p> <p>BOSTON, Massachusetts</p> <p>US investigators describe how two suspected pressure cooker bombs sprayed nails and metal pellets into Boston marathon crowds, killing three people and injuring more than 180.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/afp-0500-gmt-news-advisory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States History of the United States Human Interest September 11 attacks Technology War AFP Wed, 17 Apr 2013 05:30:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5818011 at http://www.globalpost.com Biden, law enforcement to attend Boston memorial for slain officer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Scott Malone and Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the ceremony.</p> <p>The service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology honours 26-year-old Sean Collier, who police say was shot and killed by Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the MIT campus on Thursday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Anwar al-Awlaki Arizona Barack Obama Biology Bombs Boston Boston Marathon Boston Police Department Business Cambridge Police Department Caucasus Caucasus Emirate Charles River Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Chechnya Conspiracy theories Counter-terrorism Crime in the United States Criminal law Dagestan Disaster Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Education Environment Explosives Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation First Chechen War Geography of Massachusetts Harvard University Health Islam Islam in Russia Islamic terrorism Israeli–Palestinian conflict Janet Napolitano Joint Terrorism Task Force July 2005 London bombings Kenneth Feinberg Labor Law Law enforcement Lectins Luo people Massachusetts Murder National security Politics Politics of Russia Proteins Ramzan Kadyrov Religion Reuters Ricin Russian apartment bombings Second Chechen War Security September 11 attacks Shootout Social Issues State governments of the United States Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Technology Terrorism in Russia United States United States Department of Homeland Security War Watertown, Massachusetts Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5818335 at http://www.globalpost.com FBI shows photos of 2 Boston bombing suspects http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130418/fbi-shows-photos-2-boston-bombing-suspects <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boston, Apr 18 (EFE).- The FBI on Thursday publicly showed photos of two men suspected of placing the bombs that exploded last Monday during the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding 176.</p> <p>At a press conference, the FBI special agent in charge in Boston, Richard DesLauriers, described the two suspects, who appear to be young men in their teens or twenties wearing baseball caps, and asked for cooperation from the public in identifying and locating them.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130418/fbi-shows-photos-2-boston-bombing-suspects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Bureau of Investigation Spies Technology War Agencia EFE Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:33:28 +0000 Agencia EFE 5819819 at http://www.globalpost.com More 'persons of interest' in Boston probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/more-persons-interest-boston-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Investigators are pursuing other "persons of interest" possibly linked to the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, US lawmakers said Sunday.</p> <p>"There are still persons of interest in the United States that the FBI would like to have conversations with," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers told ABC's "This Week." The Michigan Republican declined to indicate how many such people were on the radar of authorities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/more-persons-interest-boston-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States Robert Hanssen Spies War AFP Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:31:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5827332 at http://www.globalpost.com Search for 9/11 body parts resumes in New York http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130430/search-911-body-parts-resumes-new-york <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Criminal investigators combed for human remains Tuesday in a narrow gap between two Manhattan buildings where a piece of plane wreckage from the 9/11 attacks 12 years ago was unexpectedly discovered last week.</p> <p>Dozens of firefighters and investigators in white suits were on hand for the search two blocks from the World Trade Center, where on September 11, 2001 two hijacked airliners smashed into the Twin Towers, causing massive destruction and nearly 3,000 deaths.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130430/search-911-body-parts-resumes-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in the United States September 11 attacks AFP Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:16:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5828780 at http://www.globalpost.com Abduction victims will need privacy, therapy, survivors say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130511/abduction-victims-will-need-privacy-therapy-survivors-say <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Sharon Bernstein</p> <p>(Reuters) - The three young women imprisoned for around a decade in a white two-story house in Ohio are going to need support and, most of all, privacy as they re-integrate into society, survivors of other long-term kidnapping ordeals said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who went missing in separate incidents about a decade ago, were found alive on Monday in a home in the same blue-collar Cleveland neighborhood where they had gone missing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130511/abduction-victims-will-need-privacy-therapy-survivors-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in California Crime in the United States Kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard Thomson Reuters Sat, 11 May 2013 21:04:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5835812 at http://www.globalpost.com