A mafia Don has been gunned down by a hitman outside a bar in Naples. Police think Mario Bachio Terrachino was killed as part of a drugs feud with rival mafia gangs. The fifty-three-year-old was famed for breaking into buildings from sewers – and was wanted for robbery and kidnap. There have been over thirty unsolved Mafia murders in Naples this year.
A convenience store manager in Nashville, Tenn. gets in a shootout with two men trying to rob his store. The gun battle was caught on store surveillance cameras. (March 17, 2011)
A new service called ‘Internet Eyes’ allows people in Europe to watch live security camera video from stores across Britain and further afield – to try to catch thieves in the act. Its creators say the service will soon be rolled out across the world. But critics say it’s an example of the surveillance society going too far.