A new Wall Street Journal analysis reveals 36 of the United States' 50 largest cities have seen murder rates increase by double-digit percentages this year.
A new Wall Street Journal analysis shows Austin leads the way.
The Texas city and Chicago, Illinois, are the only two to record spikes of greater than 50%.
One significant contributing factor cited is that police departments have been 'destabilized' by the twin crises of the pandemic and the George Floyd protests.
State in the midwestern United States
Travis Scott had permission from the GOAT to shoot visuals for his newest track ... getting a personal blessing from Michael Jordan to make it happen at his..
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A 17-year-old in Illinois accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is fighting his return to Wisconsin..
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The NTSB is investigating deadly small plane crashes in Texas, Michigan and Indiana, and a fatal helicopter crash in Illinois over the weekend.
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State in the southern United States
"The path forward for the citizens of Lake Jackson is not going to be one that's short," Texas Commission on Environmental Quality executive director Toby Baker..
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Texas officials say it could be months before a city water supply is purged of a deadly parasite. A boil water notice in Lake Jackson could be in place for three..
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A Houston-area city manager says it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic parasite that officials say..
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Trump reportedly avoided paying income tax for over a decade; Brain-eating parasite found in Texas water kills 6-year-old boy
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Mark Cuban is personally helping Delonte West get back on his feet ... with the Dallas Mavericks owner picking up the ex-NBA star at a gas station in Texas. As..
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