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Monday, January 7, 2008

FBI Report Shows Number of Violent Crimes Decreased Once Again

From washingtonpost.com: The number of violent crimes reported nationwide dipped slightly in the first half of 2007, signaling the first notable decline in violence in two years, the FBI said today.

Violent crimes, including murders and robberies, fell 1.8 percent from January to June last year when compared with the same period in 2006, according to new preliminary FBI statistics. Property crimes fell also, by 2.6 percent, the data show. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]

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