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Dc Homicide Rate

D.C.'s Murder Rate Falls As Gun Crime Remains Problem In Nation's Capital

Posted 12.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's clear that the nation's capital is no longer the nation's murder capital. All you have to do is look at the statistics. With Di...

Nation's Capital Set To Hit Once-Unthinkable Crime Milestone

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.23.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The crack epidemic that began in the 1980s ushered in a wave of bloodletting in the nation's capital and a death toll that ticked upward...

Mayor Gray: D.C. Homicide Near Historic Low

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 12.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia officials say the city is on course to record the lowest homicide rate in nearly half a century. The decline mirro...