Animated characters were created to contribute to reducing urban youth violence based on community-based participatory research.
A Man looks bigger and stronger when he is holding a weapon, according to a new study.
Drug abuse and sexual risk behavior was found to increase parole revocation, according to a new study.
Race continues to be an important factor in determining who receives out-of-school suspension and expulsion, and that racial disparities in school discipline are most likely due more to school characteristics than to the characteristics of behaviors or students, according to a new study.
Dynamics of online bullying are different from those of traditional bullying, requiring specific interventions, according to a new study.
Anders Behring Breivik was sane when he killed 77 people in attacks he saw as punishing pro-immigration "traitors" in Norway, a psychiatric team said on Tuesday, contradicting a prior report that found him psychotic.
A 16-year-old boy stabbed his mother to death in their apartment, then wrapped the body in sheets and left it there for eight days, according to Miami-Dade County police.
Former priest James Brennan (L) exits the courthouse for lunch on the opening day of his child sex abuse trial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 26, 2012.
Do an online search for sex offenders living in your neighborhood and you may be alarmed by how many you find. But a new study of sex-offender registries in five states shows that they overestimate the number of offenders actually living in the community by as much as 60 percent.
Despite the 2010 passage of the Elder Justice Act, policy experts have found that combating widespread abuse of seniors is still not a top priority for care providers and governments alike. As many as one in 10 people age 60 and over are affected by this problem, according to the newest Public Policy & Aging Report (PPAR) from the National Academy on an Aging Society, the policy institute of The Gerontological Society of America. U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) and U.S. Representative Peter King (...
Seventh-grade students have experienced alarming rates of physical violence at the hands of a romantic partner, including being shoved, grabbed, hit or kicked, a survey of middle schoolers showed on Thursday.
Online romance scams, a new form of fraud, is under-reported and increasing, and has victimized 230,000 people in Great Britain, ...
Male high school athletes' ability to recognize and intervene to stop dating violence is improved ...
A former Rutgers University student who used a computer webcam to spy on a sexual tryst of his roommate, who later committed suicide, was found guilty of hate crimes on Friday in a case that put a national spotlight on gay bullying.
A new study shows that in states where conjugal visits are permitted, there are significantly fewer instances of rape and other sexual offenses between inmates.