Violent crime

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FBI Stats Show Crime Down In Texas, Nation

The number of violent and property crimes reported to police fell significantly in Texas and the nation last year, according to annual figures released by the FBI on Monday.

10/29/2012

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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

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Peace Index: Texas 20 Percent More Peaceful Since 1991

According to results from a nonpartisan research institute, Texas remains among the nation’s least peaceful states. But it’s making strides –– slowly.

04/24/2012

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Dallas Police Chief Touts 8th Straight Year Of Decline In Crime

Crime inside the city of Dallas has dropped for the eighth consecutive year, completing a nearly 40 percent decline since 2003, according to a memorandum that will be presented Monday to city leaders.

01/08/2012