First Half of 2010 Sees Increases in NYC Violent Crimes


While the overall crime rate in New York City through the first half of the year is down one percent (thanks to a 7 percent drop in grand larcenies), the other six categories of major felonies are up. Murders have risen 11 percent, rapes are up 13 percent, and shootings have increased 7 percent. [NYDN]