New Orleans Again Nation's Murder Capital
by The Associated Press
Read the rest here at the NY Times
"NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A newspaper analysis of fresh FBI statistics finds that
New Orleans is once again the nation's murder capital.
The Times-Picayune determined that with 64 killings per 100,000 people in 2008, New Orleans had the highest per capita murder rate in the nation, well ahead of
second-place St. Louis, which had 47 murders per 100,000 people...."