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Homicides are up 60% in Baltimore City year over year. Cities across the country are reporting an uptick in homicides and other violent crime.



Mid-year homicide numbers for various U.S. cities

1/1/14 - 7/15/14


1/1/15 - 7/15/15



BALTIMORE CITY(+60%)
106
170



MILWAUKEE (+118%)
39
85

MINNEAPOLIS (+47%)
19
28

ST. LOUIS (+47%)
64
94

DALLAS(+39%)
54
75

HOUSTON (+36%)
113
154

NEW ORLEANS (+23%)
84
103

CHICAGO (+19%)
198
235

DC METRO (+14%)
65
74

ATLANTA (+13%)
45
52

LA COUNTY (+13%)
85
96

NEW YORK (+7%)
168
179

PHILADELPHIA (+7%)
126
135

CLEVELAND (+4%)
54
56

COLUMBUS(-5%)
54
51

LAS VEGAS (-15%)
67
57

Source: Major Cities Chiefs Association, Open Baltimore

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