Bill James, a pioneer in the field of baseball statistics, has now turned his attention to serial killers and their methods.
A team of researchers at Iowa State University has found that a murder costs more than $17.25 Million to society. [via]
Dutch nurse Lucia De Berk has had her case reopened 5 years after her conviction for multiple counts of murdering her patients. [more inside]
Murders this week: 4; Murders this year: 105 The Baltimore City Paper tracks murders in Charm City week to week. (Check the archive on the right of the page for previous weeks.) Of course, in a city where the most popular underground video is called "Stop Fucking Snitching, Vol. 1," the murder rate can be tough to control.