Statistics Canada says the number of crimes committed was lower last year, but so was the severity of those criminal acts.
The agency says the police-reported Crime Severity Index fell by nine per cent in 2013, the tenth consecutive annual decline.
The index, which measures the volume and severity of crime based on average prison sentences handed down for convictions, was 36 per cent lower in 2013 than a decade earlier.
StatsCan says the traditional crime rate also declined last year compared ...
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Source: ace showbiz
The internationally acclaimed Chinese actress/singer and the Chinese-American actor said 'I do' at the end of a charity concert in Hangzhou, China. ...
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Jul 18 2014, 2:40am CDT
Source: the TV addict
Thing We Are Apparently Required To Discuss: The Emmy nominations came out, and it was a total outrage that (blank) was snubbed while (blank), a talentless hack, was recognized. Insert pointless rage here. Lesson Least Likely To Be Learned: Yet again, the major networks and their increasingly bland programming were all but shut out ofRead More ...
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Jul 11 2014, 11:56am CDT
WILLOWBROOK -- The College of Staten Island's (CSI) Sports and Recreation Center reopens Monday at 7:00 a.m., following a month-long closure for maintenance. "We regret the closing of the building these past few weeks, apologize for any inconvenienc ...
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Jun 25 2014, 4:15pm CDT
Source: The A.V. Club
In a report that proves statistically that all those procedurals depicting terrible, deplorable misdeeds are doing a really fantastic job, a new study claims that Americans’ fear of crime is related to the level of violence they see on TV. However, it also claims theirs is a more vague, generalized fear of the crime that’s “out there”—not the fear that there’s specifically more crime out there these days, or that it’s specifically in their cit ...
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Jun 19 2014, 9:30am CDT