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February 17, 2011 6:11 pm

Violent Crime on the Rise in New York City

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Sky News – The murder rate in New York City rose by nearly 14% in 2010, up from 471 to 536 – an unexpected jump for one of the safest big cities in the world.

Other violent crime has also gone up, with rapes increasing by 26.7% and robberies by 4.89%.

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