The FBI has released its latest statewide crime statistics for 2012, showing where violent crimes like rape, murder, robbery and aggravated assault are most common. Using those figures, here are the most dangerous states in America, according to violent crime rates per 100,000 people:
Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 469.3 (2.6 percent increase from 2011)
20 individuals have been arrested in connection with a five-month long investigation that involved the Santa Barbara Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, into the sales of illegal narcotics and firearms.
For little to no cost financial cost to the fighters, the Central Coast Boxing club is training young people to channel their aggression into something positive. Their program has gotten so popular, they're looking to expand, and you have a chance to support them by cheering them on at a huge event May 14.
American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.