Updated 7:37 am, Saturday, May 5, 2018 Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 President Donald Trump departs the White House en route to Cleveland to tout the Republican tax cuts just ahead of Tuesday's Ohio's primary election in Washington, Saturday, May 5, 2018. President Donald Trump departs the White House en route to Cleveland to tout the Republican tax cuts just ahead of Tuesday's Ohio's primary election in Washington, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP Trump cites knife crime in London before first visit to UK 1 / 1 Back to Gallery LONDON (AP) — Some British doctors and legislators have reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's comments comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime. Dr. Martin Griffiths, a surgeon at the Royal London … [Read more...] about Trump cites knife crime in London before first visit to UK
PUBLISHED: 10:22 05 May 2018 Simon Parkin James Norton playing Alex Godman and Maria Shukshina playing his mother Oksana in McMafia. Photo: Nick Wall/Cuba Pictures/BBC Archant It gripped Sunday night audiences with its chilling portrait of global crime, now Misha Glenny, the journalist and author behind McMafia is coming to the region to share his story and the real stories that inspired it. Simon Parkin spoke to him. Misha Glenny, author of McMafia. Photo: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images Organised crime is part of all our worlds - often without us even knowing. Misha Glenny knows because he has investigated some of the most dangerous crime networks in the world. The former BBC foreign correspondent’s bestseller McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime, on which the BBC1 series starring James Norton as the British-raised son of a Russian mafia boss was based, was both a riveting account of international crime and a brilliant critique of globalisation’s dark side. He is … [Read more...] about ‘These people use extreme violence’: McMafia writer heads to Norwich to talk about organised crime
FAIR HAVEN, Vt. — When people who knew Jack Sawyer saw something, they said something. A mother told police that Sawyer, who had seemed troubled in the past, had just bought a gun. A friend of the young man also contacted the police: He was talking admiringly of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, the friend warned, and hinting at sinister plans of his own. Police soon detained Jack Sawyer, 18, a former student at Fair Haven Union High School. They said they found a journal in his car that laid out disturbing plans for a shooting at the high school. “I’m aiming to kill as many as I can,” the journal read. The school resource officer, the journal went on, might have to be shot “point blank” in the head. Sawyer was charged with aggravated assault, two counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder — all felonies — and held without bail. Many in Fair Haven, a town of 2,700 residents on the western … [Read more...] about He wrote disturbing plans for a school shooting. But was that a crime?
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... A security camera image of the man who Crime Stoppers says broke into the Albuquerque Police Department’s southeast substation on Tuesday, May 1. (Source: Crime Stoppers) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It seems no one is safe from crime — not even the cops. Crime Stoppers issued its “Crime of the Week” announcement this afternoon, saying authorities are trying to identify the man who broke into the Albuquerque Police Department’s southeast substation at Louisiana and Kathryn on Tuesday, May 1. “Surveillance video shows the male forcing the exterior foyer doors open gaining entry into the lobby,” the Crime of the Week news release reads. “While inside the male smashes the interior foyer doors.” ADVERTISEMENT The man wasn’t able to … [Read more...] about ‘Crime of the Week’: Man breaks into APD substation
British voters are more concerned about crime than at any point since 2011, with the issue being one of the most widely cited concerns for people in London, a new poll has revealed. Crime rose by eight percentage points nationwide in just one month, with 23 per cent naming it as a concern, the highest level in seven years. It surged to 36 per cent in the capital, which has experienced a crime wave under Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan.Nationally, the NHS and Brexit, at 46 per cent and 41 per cent, retained their positions as the most commonly cited issues facing Britain, although concern about Brexit has fallen significantly since March, according to IPSOS Mori, which conducted the poll. In London, Brexit was slightly less of a concern overall, equal to crime, at 36 per cent, and the NHS was a concern for 39 per cent of respondents. However, when it came to naming the “top” concern, Brexit was the number one across the nation, with twice as many naming it as the NHS (26 per cent … [Read more...] about Amid London Crimewave, Concern About Crime Surges to Seven-Year High, Brexit Top National Concern