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on February 9, 2017 in World News

Baltimore Mayor: Crime-Fighting Strategy ‘Not Working,’ More than a Homicide a Day

by Katherine Rodriguez Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday that her administration is searching for ways to reduce the city’s high crime rate as the city experiences a homicide a day in the first month of 2017. Forty people were killed in the first 39 days of the year, an increase of 118 percent from the same time in 2016, the Baltimore Sun reported. More than 112 people have been shot. “This strategy that we have in place is not working to the extent we need it to,” Pugh said. Pugh cited the case of an 18-year-old shot and...

by Katherine Rodriguez Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday that her administration is searching for ways to reduce the city’s high crime rate as the city experiences a homicide a day in the first month of 2017. Forty people...

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