Craig Schmid http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Discussion: Why Is Overall Crime In St. Louis Down But Violent Crimes Up? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussion-why-overall-crime-st-louis-down-violent-crimes <p>The 2013 crime statistics for the city of St. Louis were released last week, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crime-down-overall-st-louis-homicides-rise">with mostly positive results</a>. The city continued its five-year downward trend in both violent crime and property crime, but there was a 6 percent increase in homicides. And, a jump in the number of rapes is attributed to a change in classification of what constitutes rape.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:49:14 +0000 Camille Phillips 33161 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Discussion: Why Is Overall Crime In St. Louis Down But Violent Crimes Up?