Questions about what could’ve been done differently arose recently in Steubenville, Ohio, in Torrington, Connecticut, and in other communities where teen dating violence and sexual assault drew national attention. Blame bounces around […]
A professor says the heat index and the crime rate can connect. “Lifestyle differences exist between cold weather and warm weather,” says James Alan Fox, a professor of Criminology, Law and […]
In fact, few teachers who witness school violence are offered counseling, said Edward Mooney, a California high school teacher and Northeastern University doctoral student who studies the effect of school violence on […]
The Washington State bridge collapse reignites focus on the nation’s aging infrastructure. Dan Simon reports.
Homeland security expert Stephen Flynn says neglecting infrastructure may have dire consequences.
Editor’s note: Stephen Flynn is founding co-director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and a professor of political science at Northeastern University. The views expressed are his own. […]
On GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m., a special live show with expert analysis and discussion of the lessons and implications of this week’s terrorist […]
Editor’s note: Dan Kennedy is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and the author of the forthcoming book “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the […]
James Alan Fox: Gun control or carry permit won’t stop mass murder If one thing is predictable about mass shootings, however, is that they will spark arguments from gun control advocates […]
New details are emerging about Adam Lanza and how spent his time in the lead up to the massacre that left 20 children and 7 adults dead. A source with knowledge of the […]
The dreadful shooting sprees of the past few months, which claimed dozens of innocent lives, shocked and unnerved millions of Americans. The specter of some heavily armed madman turning a theater, […]
Major storms are always dangerous. Superstorm Sandy left 132 Americans dead, damaged and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, left millions without power, and crippled the largest metropolitan area in […]