HOUSTON SEES AN INCREASE IN MURDERS IN 2006!

DO YOU CARE IF THE CITY HAS A HIGH MURDER RATE?

Preliminary numbers have been released and it appears Houston has seen an increase in murders like other major cities. The Houston police department released numbers showing there were 333 murders across the city in 2005. That total has climbed to 377 so far in ’06 with two days left to add to that total. Harris county has also seen an increase in homicides for the year. Last year there were 483 deaths compared to 507 in 2006. Does the murder rate bother you or concern you as a resident of a city? Do you feel it really affects the quality of life?

The video report as first seen on FOX 26 news @ 9pm: http://www.myfoxhouston.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=1908834&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=3.2.1