The number of murders reported by law enforcement agencies in four cities alone — Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. — is showing a 20 percent increase, according to a new study. Continue reading ?
The post Murders rose by more than 10 percent in 2015, but violent crime is still historically low appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON ? The national homicide rate rose slightly in 2015, according to FBI crime statistics released Monday. But the report also indicates that overall, 2015 was one of the safest years on record. The FBI found an increase of 3...
Murders nationwide jumped by 10.8% in 2015 and overall violent crimes increased 3.9% over 2014 levels, according to FBI data.
FBI data show seven cities are largely responsible for the increase in murders last year. Experts said homicides and other violence remain at low rates compared with a crime wave from 20 years ago.
The number of murders reported by local law enforcement agencies jumped by more than 10% in 2015 from the year before, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday. Violent crime overall rose by 3.9%, though the total was ...