There is a lot of information out there in the media on these crimes. And by "the media" I mean the websites of independent news organizations.
But in the mainstream press, these are some of the leading stories.
Passengers scramble to the decks after a 2:50 a.m. alarm warns of a fire on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship heading to the Bahamas. FULL STORY
These are each examples of "trivial stories" or news.
Why do such stories appear in the news, along with others about a little kid being bitten by sharks off the waters in Florida?
And why don't more serious stories, including those that kill and injure us and wreck our economy, don't make it?