Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

Uber, fighting to gain its licence back to operate in London, has introduced major changes to its business. It will now start reporting serious incidents directly to the police, after being criticised for leaving the reporting to victims. It will also offer a 24-hour phone service for riders and drivers. Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, […]

Crimes For Two: Hacktag Sneaks Out Of Early Access, Steals Your Heart

If you have a special someone in your life, today would be a good day to engage in some… activities together. And if you don’t, you could try finding someone on the internet – or even do it on your own, but that’s not quite as satisfying. After all, breaking into highly secure facilites and […]

People are committing violent crimes after suffering brain damage — and researchers are trying to figure out why

Jaanus Jagomägi / Unsplash Chelsea started physically attacking her parents after suffering brain damage in an accident at college. She is not alone. There are well-documented cases of people with brain injuries, tumours, and lesions behaving out of character. Studies show that criminals are more likely to have suffered a brain injury than the rest […]

Activists demand UK police arrest Mohammed bin Salman over ‘Yemen war crimes’

Human rights activists are calling on British authorities to arrest Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his imminent visit to the country. They say he must be held responsible for alleged war crimes carried out in Yemen. The director of Human Rights for Yemen, Kim Sharif, told RT she has submitted an application to Westminster […]

Quotes of the Week: This Is Us, H50, Major Crimes, Golden Globes and More

A magician, a runaway and an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. walk into a bar… and into our Quotes of the Week, too. We’ve once again rounded up the week’s best small-screen sound bites, including exchanges from the aforementioned Syfy, Hulu and ABC programs, respectively.  This time around, we’ve also got a Game of Thrones-related euphemism on […]

Are 9-1-1 Ladies Buck-Obsessed? Does Seth Deserve a Globes Encore? A Major Crimes Plot Hole? And More TV Qs!

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Star Trek: Discovery, Marvel’s Runaways, Major Crimes and 9-1-1! 1 | Given this vantage point, how were Hawaii Five-0‘s Tani and her hoodlum ex able to leap from a hotel balcony and not go […]

Major Crimes Series Finale Recap: Who Died? And Who Left the Team?

TNT’s Major Crimes wrapped its six-season run — and brought the franchise born of The Closer in 2005 to a close — on Tuesday night, with Provenza & Co. closing in on the slithery, slipper Phillip Stroh. In the end, who was not left standing? And what changes did the team go through along the […]

Israeli police fail to respond to crimes against Palestinians – rights group

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 17:56 Israel’s police fail to bring Israeli citizens to justice for ideologically motivated crimes against Palestinians in the occupied territories, bringing charges in little over 10 percent of all cases, a rights group says. Israeli human rights group Yesh Din monitored 225 complaints into hate crimes committed by Israelis against […]

‘Particularly heinous’: Pennsylvania police chief charged with sex crimes

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 07:40 Leechburg, Pennsylvania Police Chief Michael Diebold, who gained national attention after losing part of his arm in a fireworks accident last summer, has been arrested and charged with various sex crimes. Diebold, 40, was arrested on Friday at a designated meeting location in Westmoreland County by agents belonging to […]

Cities sue Pentagon over failure to report crimes to FBI gun database, citing Texas church shooting

Three major US cities led by Democrats are suing the Pentagon over failing to report military personnel convictions that would have disqualified them from gun ownership, which they blame for the recent Texas church shooting. The mayors of New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco filed a federal lawsuit in Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday, demanding that […]