06/14/2013 08:48 am ET Updated Aug 14, 2013

The Most Dangerous Cities In America: 24/7 Wall St.

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After falling for five consecutive years, the number of violent crimes across the United States rose by 1.2% in 2012. Based on data published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the increase was even greater in some of America's largest cities. In 2012, for the third year in a row, Flint, Michigan had the highest violent crime rate in the country.

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