Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
Boys who ride the bus to school have a greater chance of being bullied than those using other transportation. But girls are generally more likely to be bullied.
A study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.
An analysis in The Lancet finds that national implementation of background checks on ammo purchases alone could reduce gun-related deaths by 81 percent.
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at how perceptions of racial bias in the criminal justice system are affected by neighborhood attitudes and negative interactions with police.
A 2016 study in American Sociological Review finds that African Americans report crime less after police violence in their communities.
2016 review of research related to "campus carry," or the debate about whether colleges should allow individuals with concealed carry permits to bring guns onto school property.
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
A 2016 tip sheet offering a step-by-step guide to finding information about people while covering a crime-related story on deadline.
A roundup of studies on the Housing First program and its impact on chronic homelessness among those with mental illnesses and/or substance abuse problems.