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Homicides DOWN In Chicago, New York, Los Angeles

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When Washington debates whether America is safe, the focus now is usually on the increasing threat of terrorism -- not violent crime.

hat has largely obscured some good news about violent crime: Across the nation, homicide rates have dropped to their lowest levels in nearly a generation. And overall violent crime has sunk to its lowest level since 1973, Justice Department statistics show.

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