ROCKFORD — Rockford has landed on another “bad” list, coming in 16th among the 50 worst cities to live in the U.S. for the second straight year. The city’s violent crime rate of 1,658 incidents per 100,000 residents was “more than four times” the U.S. rate.Jun 13, 2018
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Madison is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Madison is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Madison has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.
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According to a recent Gallup survey: “Illinois has the unfortunate distinction of being the state with the highest percentage of residents who say it is the worst possible place to live. One in four Illinois residents (25%) say the state is the worst place to live, followed by 17% each in Rhode Island and Connecticut.Apr 28, 2014
Rockford has some great restaurants, a worthwhile night life, decent homes, and decent jobs for the qualified. Traffic is no worse than it has to be. Rockford is ninety miles from Chicago— near enough for day trips and commute to O'Hare, far enough to avoid the pitfalls of the Big City and its suburbs.
Rockford, Ill. The city also ranks as the most dangerous in the state, with a violent crime rate of 1,658 incidents per 100,000 residents in 2016 -- which is more than four times the U.S. violent crime rate. The week jobs picture and high crime likely depress property values in the city.Jun 13, 2018
Besides being a serial killer, Holmes was also a con artist and a trigamist, the subject of more than 50 lawsuits in Chicago alone. Holmes was executed on May 7, 1896, nine days before his 35th birthday. H. H. Holmes.
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So far in 2021, the remains of at least five people have been discovered in Winnebago County. “100%, this is not a serial killer,” said Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz. The viral video references skeletal remains found in March near Bypass 20 and 251.May 4, 2021
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Widely regarded as America's most dangerous city, East St. Louis is easily the scariest place to be in Illinois after dark. Wikitravel has even flagged this city as a dangerous destination, and one of the FBI's 100 most dangerous cities in America.May 1, 2021