America's most dangerous cities

Published On: Mar 14 2012 12:33:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 20 2014 11:36:41 AM CST

Violent crime across the United States is down, according to data recently released by the FBI. Take a look at the most dangerous cities in America.

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Though it is America's most violent city, according to Law Street, Detroit residents can perhaps take some small comfort in knowing that violent crime declined during the first six months of 2013. Murder and aggravated assault were both down and violent crime declined by about 5 percent overall. Rape, under the FBI's broader definition, increased by 46 percent and robbery went up by 8 percent.

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