Violent Crime

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Report: Violent Crime Up Slightly In Calif.

State officials report that violent crimes slightly increased in California last year, but that crime rates remain at historic lows.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

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2012 Statistics Show Violent Crime In Long Beach At 40-Year Low

The violent crime rate in Long Beach has dropped to a historic low, officials announced this weekend.

01/27/2013

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Homicides In LA County At A Historic Low

Sheriff Lee Baca Wednesday revealed that homicides were at a historic low in Los Angeles County despite an increase in overall crime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

Many OC Cities Report Drop In Violent Crimes

Many cities across Orange County are reporting a drop in violent crime for the first six months of the year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2011

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Studies: Liquor Store Density Linked To Youth Violence

Violent crime could be reduced significantly if cities limit the number of neighborhood liquor stores and ban the sale of single-serve containers of alcoholic beverages. That’s according to separate studies led by UC Riverside researchers.

09/11/2011

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LA Sees Major Decline In Violent Crime

Violent crime and property crime are seeing major declines in Los Angeles according to the latest statistics released by law enforcement.

03/31/2011

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