Rising Violent Crime in 13 U.S. Cities: Report

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Violent crime continued to rise in many big cities, led by Chicago, this year, the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University said today.

Brennan estimated that this year's big-city murder rate would rise  14 percent over last year, with Chicago alone accounting for 43.4 percent of the increase. That city's unofficial total for the year so far is 758, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!