America's most dangerous cities

Published On: Mar 14 2012 12:33:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

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

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St. Louis retains its No. 4 ranking despite seeing a 5-percent increase in its violent crime rate in 2014, according to Law Street. Only the number of rapes fell last year, while the number of crimes in each of the other categories climbed. The most notable increase came in murders, with 159 taking place in 2014 as compared to 120 in 2013.

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