Thursday, January 01, 2009

Raleigh murders up 29%

Crime is getting pretty bad in Raleigh.

Homicides in Raleigh increased 29% in 2008 over 2007, and armed robberies in the city were up 21%, according to the Raleigh Police Department.

Through Sunday, 31 people had been killed in the city this year, compared with 24 last year and 18 in 2006.
Source: WRAL