Yikes! America’s Top-Searched Phobias in 2018

As Halloween quickly approaches, the team at the home security site, YourLocalSecurity.com (YLS), sought to mark this ghoulish holiday by releasing our second-annual report revealing America’s top-searched phobias. After all, people love to be scared. Our 2017 report showed that the top 5 most-searched phobias in America were the fear of the unknown, fear of


Crime Trends in the US: Which 50 Cities Have the Most Dramatic Changes


Which US cities are getting more dangerous over time? Which are getting safer? The team at YLS tracked down FBI crime trends from 2006 to 2016 to determine which US cities have seen the sharpest increases and decreases in crime over the past 10 years. Check out the interactive crime map below to see how


Safest and Most Dangerous Cities in America for Cyclists


With the Tour de France quickly approaching, millions of cyclists and viewers around the world are tuning their bikes and televisions to watch the big race. With pleas to increase cycling road safety, it’s clear the world cares about its cyclists staying safe. So, the team at Your Local Security went to work studying US