(St. Louis) New data from the F-B-I ranks St. Louis third in the country for the rate of violent crimes being committed.
Kansas City and Springfield are also in the top 10.
Violent crime in St. Louis increased in 2020 by three-point-eight percent.
That’s less than the nationwide increase.
Instances of violent crime in Springfield actually dropped by about one percent, but the southwest Missouri city still ranks 10th.
St. Louis had the highest murder rate in the U-S, although those numbers are down this year.