Violent Crime Reports Up 3.9% Last Year, FBI Says

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Violent crime reports around the U.S. increased 3.9 percent last year compared with 2014, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said today in its annual release of national crime data. That included a 10.8 percent rise in murders, bringing the total to 15,696. Reported property crimes were down 2.6 percent.

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