Category Archives: Homicide

The news of Joaquin Guzman, better known as ‘El Chapo,’ starting his life sentence this week made news around the country, and around the globe. The sentence came after Guzman was found guilty of a number of crimes, including conspiracy … Continue reading

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Many major US cities have noticed large spikes in the number of homicides this year, and government officials are wondering why. While violent crimes have steadily declined in America, this year’s reported number of homicides in major cities like Chicago, … Continue reading

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In a period of about 15 hours, beginning this past Monday night, 14 people were shot in the Chicago area, including six who were killed. The shootings come on the heels of two consecutive weekends in which more than 50 … Continue reading

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Most individuals know that taking another human life without a defense or justification is a crime. But not all takings of life are punished in the same manner. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the taking of another life, a person … Continue reading

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