Homicides Increased in Major Cities

In most cities, the number of homicides increased through June compared with the past three years. The largest increase of the 20 cities analyzed was in Chicago, where between January and June, homicides rose by 50, compared to the average of the past three years. Philadelphia had the second-largest increase, with 38 more murders.

Source: Council on Criminal Justice. Among 27 cities analyzed, not every city includes every type of crime.