Violent Crime

Violent Crime: R. Kelly Charged With Producing And Receiving Child Pornography

Recording Artist R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Child Pornography and Obstruction Charges CHICAGO — Chicago recording artist ROBERT SYLVESTER KELLY, also known as “R. Kelly,” has been arrested on federal child pornography and obstruction charges. A 13-count indictment returned Thursday in U.S. District Court in Chicago charges Kelly with producing and receiving child pornography, and enticing minors to engage in criminal sexual activity. The charges accuse Kelly of engaging in sex acts with five minors and recording some of the abuse on multiple videos. The indictment also charges Kelly with conspiring to intimidate victims and conceal evidence in an effort ... Read more

United States Attorney Trent Shores Announced The Results Of The November 2018

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced United States Attorney Trent Shores announced today the results of the November 2018 Federal Grand Jury. The following individuals have been charged with violations of United States law in an indictment returned by the Grand Jury. The return of an indictment is a method of informing a defendant of alleged violations of federal law, which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome a defendant’s presumption of innocence. Shaun Cruz Conine. Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute; Possession of Heroin With Intent to Distribute; Carrying, Using, and Brandishing ... Read more

Violence and Violent Crime – The Gender Consideration

Women and men both commit, and are victims of, crimes but are their perspectives, understandings and interpretations of crime (either as victim or perpetrator likely to be different)? How and why – or even if – is a matter of debate; theorising on these matters is difficult depending on the perspective of the researcher. Men and women also commit violence but their motivations are likely to be different; men may do so to assert their dominance over a situation, a territory, or person; to ensure that their masculinity is not in doubt. Women may do so in defence of their ... Read more