Murders Rise In Columbus; It’s Not Clear Why

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The national murder total has been trending down for decades. That's not true in Columbus. The city ranks 14th in the U.S. in population, but its homicide rate was seventh-highest last year, at 12 people killed for every 100,000 residents. The city had 106 homicides last year and 99 in 2015, the Columbus Dispatch reports. "We're not able to blame . . .

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