Crime Is on the Rise in New York City
Major crimes jumped in New York City in January, new data from the NYPD show, bucking the trend of decades of declining crime.
Compared with January 2019, the Big Apple saw increases in robbery, assault, burglary, and larceny in the first month of 2020. The new statistics also confirm an increase in crime on the city's subways, a longtime hot spot for violence that was thought to have cooled in the past two decades.
The new figures come as the city and state struggle with a controversial new bail reform...