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Crime in city parks surges almost 40 percent in 2016

Crime in city parks surged 39 percent in the first six months of the year. There were 156 robberies, up 36 percent from the same period last year, and 94 assaults, up 24 percent. Grand larcenies skyrocketed by 67 percent, with 194 reported between January and June of this year, compared to 116 in the...
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