Boston Fears Summer Crime Surge

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http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/129/metro/Crime_surge_spurs_summer_concerns+.shtml Street crime in Boston spiked dramatically in April -- nearly doubling in some categories -- after record lows in 2002, the Boston Globe reports. The paper says the jump has prompted youth workers, clergy, and police to brace for a potentially volatile summer. The total of murders, robberies, and aggravated assaults in Boston in April rose by 63 percent over the same period last year, from 259 to 422. "Things are heating up," said Captain Thomas Lee, who runs one . . .

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