L.A. crime stats still down

Counts of all major crimes are improved compared to last year — except homicide, which at 132 so far is still up 10%. From the LAPD stats:

Homicide 132 119 10.9%
Rape 231 265 -12.8%
Robbery 3986 4255 -6.3%
Agg Assaults 3794 3861 -1.7%

Total Violent Crimes 8143 8500 -4.2%

More at the LAPD news blog.

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