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New York City Crime Plummets Mystifying Criminologists

Crime in New York City is going down -- way down. The city is heading toward its lowest number of murders in almost...
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Hundreds of Thousands to Participate in National Day of Service Tomorrow

Inspired by the massive outpouring of volunteers helping out in the days and months after the World Trade Center tragedy, Congress and the President...
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Good News on Security in Haiti

The United Nations is citing dramatic improvements in security in Haiti, saying that a larger, more potent police force has pushed the crime...
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Reverse Pick-pockets Distribute Money on the Sly

Talk Talk, a British phone and broadband provider, has hired a team of 20 ex-pickpockets to put money into Londoners pockets on the sly....
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Chicago Murder Rate Drops 11 Percent This Year

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis on Friday hailed an 11 percent drop in homicides and a 9 percent dip in all crimes during the...
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Detroit Project is Giving $100 Dollars to 100 People Over 100 Days

Project 100 in Detroit is randomly distributing $100 dollars to 100 people over 100 days. Believing that even the smallest act of kindness...
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Hero Brothers Pulled Boy, 4, Out of Burning SUV

Firefighting brothers John and Joel Rechlitz arrived on the scene within minutes of the accident which flipped the SUV on its side. A group...
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Crime is Plummeting Across N. America, Yet No One Knows Why

Four years after the "Summer of the Gun", Toronto police Chief Bill Blair is celebrating a nearly 30 percent overall drop in crime....
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Retired Man Fights Armed Robber (Video)

A 68-year-old pensioner fights a knife wielding robber who attempted a raid on a bookmakers in Farnborough, England. He came to the aid of...
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Google Street Maps Helped Identify Muggers

Police in the Netherlands have arrested two men after the alleged muggers were identified on a picture taken at the crime scene by Google's...
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Cyprus Leaders Agree to Open New Crossing Point

In an effort to boost peace efforts, Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have agreed to open a new crossing point linking their two...
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Love Has Returned to the City: Iranian Heart Swells Before Friday Election

Enjoying the blessing of living close to a public garden and highway in Tehran where the young generation intentionally produces traffic to react to...
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UK Superstars Saved the Day for Fan

British superstar pop band 'Take That' came to the rescue after hearing that one of their fans missed the previous night's concert after...
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City Launches Campaign to “Choose Peace”

The city of Orlando is hoping a new PR campaign that asks people to "Choose Peace" will help kids and young adults stay...
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Crime in US Drops Significantly, Despite Economic Downturn

From Washington to Oregon, to Vermont, states across the country are tallying lower crime rates over the past few years. Even in 2009,...
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Crime in US Drops Significantly, Despite Economic Downturn

From Washington to Oregon, to Vermont, states across the country are tallying lower crime rates over the past few years. Even in 2009,...
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Scholarship Program for Young Offenders Reaps Dividends

Derek was 16 when he landed in a juvenile detention facility after "getting mixed up with the wrong crowd". Today he's 24, finishing his...
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Teachers of the Year Honored at the White House

President Obama last week honored a retired New York police captain, special education teacher Anthony Mullen, as the nation's top teacher. ...
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MIT Roof Hosts Vegetable Gardens on Little-Used Garage

This summer, vegetables, flowers and herbs will take the place of some of the cars and trucks atop a MIT garage becoming the Institute's...
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Facebook Friend Saves a Life Across the Ocean

A British teenager’s suicide note on Facebook sparked a transatlantic rescue mission which saved his life. The 16-year-old...