With Violence Surging in Some Cities, Crime Drops in Newark

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Crime in Newark, N.J., has declined this year to its lowest level since 1967, reports NJ.com. Through Christmas, overall crime in the city was down 13 percent from last year, according to police. Burglary was down 23 percent and vehicle theft 16 percent. Among violent crimes, robbery was down 23 percent, murder 10 percent (to 93) and rape 2 percent. Among standard . . .

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