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Signs Of The End

Increase in Crime

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
(2 Timothy 3:1)

We are living in the midst of an "epidemic of crime," at which thoughtful, God-fearing men everywhere stand aghast. The corruption that prevails, it is beyond the power of the human pen to describe. Every day brings fresh


Crime in the News


WFAA.com

Dallas' violent crime rate up 10 percent, year-to-year
WFAA.com
"It's crazy to think the murder rate is as high as it is,” Sharee Carter said. When News 8 tried to ask Police Chief David Brown about the crime rate increase at his last news conference, he told us the violent crime rate was still at a 50-year low and ...



NPR

Study: Violent Crime And Murders Slightly On The Rise This Year In Largest Cities
NPR
Violent crime is likely to rise slightly this year in the nation's 30 largest cities, and murders will increase too, mostly because of problems in one place—Chicago — according to a new, preliminary analysis by the Brennan Center for Justice. The ...
Murder Rate in Cities Up 13% in 2016, New Report ProjectsWall Street Journal (blog)
Chicago Drives Uptick in Murders; National Crime Rate Stays Near 'Historic Lows'U.S. News & World Report
National crime rates rise, but only in three citiesChristian Science Monitor
The Hill -Washington Examiner (blog) -TIME -Brennan Center for Justice
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Business Insider

One city is driving the murder rate in the US
Business Insider
Though crime across the US remains at an all-time low, the murder rate is expected to jump 13% this year — and it is fueled largely by Chicago, a new Brennan Center report found. The city is an outlier, the only one expected to see major increases in ...
Report: Chicago driving up national murder rateWGN-TV

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MarketWatch

Good news for the rest of the US — Chicago's crime plague isn't contagious
MarketWatch
For most observers, it's the rate, or “surge,” of Chicago's murder increase that stands out. Chicago does have serious problems to overcome. Chicago's gangs are on the rise, and the size of its police force, even with a boost of nearly 1,000 officers ...


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Its homicide rate tops that of Chicago, which has become the poster child for big-city violent crime and is on pace for more than 600 killings this year. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said the crime wave isn't unique to the city, where ...

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Philly.com

Why is Philly's homicide rate going up?
Philly.com
Philadelphia is recording homicides at the fastest pace since 2012, and those killings and others last week added to a homicide total that by Saturday at midnight stood at 203, an increase of about 8 percent over the same point last year, police ...

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Times & Star

Concern at rise in violent crime across Cumbria
Times & Star
“We need to get to the point where people won't tolerate any type of violence and that will inevitably see a rise in the figures,” added Mr McCall. In total, crimes committed under the heading 'violence with injury' went up 34.4 per cent in the 12 ...



News1130

BC has lowest rate of solving violent crimes, claims report
News1130
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – British Columbia's criminal justice system is getting a passing grade, but barely, in a new report out today from the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. “It's a disappointing grade. British Columbia is a large, prosperous province and ...



Murder Rates Rose in a Quarter of the Nation's 100 Largest Cities
New York Times
Arrow length shows the increase in homicide rate in 2015, compared with the average rate of the previous three years for each city.The increase in homicide rate in .... About half of the rise — 480 of the 950 — occurred in seven cities. The poverty ...

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PolitiFact

Charlie Crist says Florida was No. 1 in violent crime in the 1990s
PolitiFact
1 in violent crime in America. ... The only concern I had was for the citizens of Florida, who were subjected to a violent crime every three minutes and 45 seconds." Crist is correct on both factual claims. Florida led the nation in the rate of violent ...

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