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Eddie Johnson, left, speaks after being sworn in as the new Chicago police superintendent in Chicago in April. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

US cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year

CHICAGO — Violent crimes — from homicides and rapes to robberies —…


FBI Director James Comey speaks during a press conference after addressing the NYPD Shield Conference at NYPD headquarters, Wednesday in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

FBI: Calif. shooters privately discussed commitment to jihad

NEW YORK — The husband-and-wife team who killed 14 people and wounded…


FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Comey said that the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

FBI: California shooters radicalized at least 2 years ago

WASHINGTON — The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two…