Violence Rate Rate Up 4.2% in Big Cities, Survey Finds

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Violent crime rates in 21 large U.S. cities rose 4.2 percent last year over 2015, a higher rate than was projected at year's end, says the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University. In a survey, the center found that murder rates in reporting cities were up 13.1 percent, a bit lower than the center had estimated.

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