Detroit Homicides Climb 10%, Above 'Murder Capital' Era

City now the most dangerous of America's 20 most populous

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 31, 2012 11:50 AM CST

(Newser) – Detroit lived up to its dangerous reputation this year, as its murder rate shot up 10% to 53 per 100,000 residents—making it higher now than it was 40 years ago, when the city was first nicknamed the "Murder Capital," the Detroit ...   Read full story »


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