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Murders Down in Los Angeles, Up in Chicago & NYC

murders in 2008 in los angeles, ca
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Something seems to be working, but one is still too many. Los Angeles had 380 murders in 2008, which is the lowest since 1969 and a downward trend from 2004 when there were 518. By comparison, both Chicago and New York City saw their murder rates increase each to over 500 last year.