All posts tagged "crime"

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center at podium, and police chief Charlie Beck, center left, are among officials reporting about crime in the city at a downtown news conference Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. Although crimes including murder and rape are up across the board in Los Angeles, the city is still far less violent than it has been in the past, city leaders said, as they released citywide statistics for 2015. (AP Photo/Amanda Myers)
    Crime up across board in LA

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 12.6 percent rise in the number of crimes from 2014 to 2015 in Los Angeles was driven by increases in gang-related and domestic violence crimes, Mayor Eric Garcetti and police Chief Charlie Beck said today....

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Gangnam Style: The district records Seoul’s highest crime rates

    Psy’s 2012 mega-hit “Gangnam Style” painted an eccentric portrait of the Gangnam district, arguably the most upscale part of Seoul. It also put part of South Korea’s capital into the global consciousness. The unfortunate reality is that...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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    Woman charged with rape for first time in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A 40-year-old woman has been indicted on charges of forcing her husband to have sex with her, prosecutors said Tuesday. It marks the first time that a wife has been charged with marital rape....

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • According to data accumulated by LAPD, crime is down in Koreatown. (Ha Sang-yoon)
    12 cars stolen in Koreatown in just 23 days

    By Tae Hong It was just another night of finding a street parking space and heading home for Koreatown resident Eileen Tran, 22, on Monday last week. But when she came back the next morning, her 2009...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    More elderly S. Koreans committing violent crimes

    Poverty, illness main reasons for growing elderly offenders By Chung Hyun-chae Violent crimes committed by elderly people have surged 40 percent in the last two years as the average age in society rises, according to Korean National...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • (The Korea Times)
    [WJLA] Murder suspect accused victim of practicing witchcraft

    – A handwritten journal could prove premeditation in the brutal stabbing death of a 67-year-old woman. On Wednesday, Montgomery County Police arrested Rita Sanders-Campfield, 53, on a charge of first degree murder. Sanders-Campfield is accused of...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    23 years later, unsolved San Fernando Valley murder case may get reward renewal

    By Park Ju-yeon On November 20, 1991, four members of a Korean American family were found killed by a sharp weapon in San Fernando Valley. Twenty three years later, the killer is still on the loose. The...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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