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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Link Between Lead & Violent Crime

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Kevin Drum, columnist for Mother Jones, discusses studies that demonstrate a link between the concentration of lead in the atmosphere and violent crime rates.

 

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WNYC News

City Crime Stats Show Homicides Down, Depending on Neighborhood

Thursday, December 22, 2011

The NYPD's latest numbers show homicides are on track for a 5 percent decline over last year, though overall crime is at about the same level. But a precinct by precinct evaluation shows some significant swings in both directions.

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WNYC News

Household Homicides Rise 10 Percent Statewide: Study

Monday, August 22, 2011

WNYC

The number of people killed by someone in their household rose 10 percent in New York state last year, a report released Monday revealed.

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