CRIME Is it up or down? A recent FBI study claimed that violent crime remained steady after an almost decade-long decline, but a new report shows a big drop
15% Decrease in violent crime last year, says Bureau of Justice Statistics
0.1% Increase in violent crime last year, according to the FBI
14% Decrease in motor-vehicle theft, according to BJS figures
2.7% Increase in motor-vehicle theft, according to the FBI
Sources: Los Angeles Times; Associated Press...