Wisconsin Homicides At 14-Year Low But Violence Up

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http://www.jsonline.com/news/state/jun03/151979.asp The number of homicides reported in Wisconsin last year fell to a 14-year low, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says. A new compilation says that reports of serious crime - violent and property crimes - in Wisconsin dropped by 0.9% in 2002, the ninth decrease in the last 10 years, the report says. However, violent crime rose by 1.4%, and reports of rape were up nearly 11%. Criminologist James Alan Fox of Northeastern University in Boston expects crime . . .

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