According to Mexico's INEGI statistics agency, 31,174 homicides were registered in 2017.
The first reported murder in Philadelphia in the new year happened on Jan. 6.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
The concept of “executive function” was popularized by social science research showing that young children who can control their impulses, pay attention, remember details, manage their time and plan are more likely to be successful in school.
According to national analysis, arrests of undocumented immigrants have increased by 40% during the new administration, although not all are deported.
Gay men are often targeted by robbers, with gangs even specializing in this type of crime. The modus operandi is for the criminal to seduce the person either in person or via Internet and then, once inside the victim's home, to steal his belongings and kill him.
Cleveland police search for Steve Stephens who they say posted videos on Sunday which include claims of other killings.
Chicago records more homicides in 2016 than New York and LA combined. The city saw 762 killings and 1,100 more shooting incidents than 2015.
Rich Negrin runs for DA.
Leaders hope to use Ramsey's experience to fight violent crime in the Delaware city.