According to findings by the Minnesota Public Radio News and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-Americans in Minnesota are 12 times more likely to be the victim of a homicide by firearm than Caucasians. The report also found that whites are much more likely to commit suicide with a gun than black […]
Although you might be busy filling out brackets for your annual March Madness pool, it’s important to note that people across the nation are working towards putting an end to a completely different type of madness. Right now, students and teachers are expanding their efforts to combat youth violence by participating in National Youth Violence […]
Although domestic violence deaths were at a 20-year low in 2012, the troubling start to the new year has prompted women’s rights advocates to petition state legislatures to allocate more funds to combat domestic abuse. In 2012 there were 19 reported cases of homicide connected with domestic abuse, but there have already been eight such […]
While many people may have thrown a pillow across the room after Joe Webb continued to fire passes into the dirt during the playoff loss to the Packers, a new study shows that some people may be more likely to take their rage out on their partner after a disappointing loss. A report in the […]
In 2010, 73 percent of human resources professionals said their company conducted a criminal background check during the hiring process, and that number has likely increased over the past few years as more information is becoming digitized.