Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Overall violent crime down for 2nd year in city

Tucson's overall violent-crime rate dropped for the second straight year in 2010 despite an increase in homicides, show newly-released data from the FBI.

Reported rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor-vehicle theft and arson all decreased in Tucson in 2010, the FBI's preliminary 2010 Uniform Crime Report shows.

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