BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) -
Mayor Tari Renner's Accomplishment? Bloomington Makes Most Dangerous City List In Illinois -
Quite an accomplishment, Bloomington beat out Chicago's daily slaughtering to be listed 2nd on list of the most dangerous cities in Illinois to live.
Tari Renner wants you to vote for him again this coming election - he isn't done yet. Second place is the first loser.
According to an article on "Only in your state", a website creating lists of different things about each state, like safest city, most dangerous city, and other things people like to read, Bloomington made the list this year, in the second spot on the list, for most dangerous city in Illinois to live.
They used crime data from 2014 and some from 2015 to come up with the list.
Bloomington was listed as having 238 aggravated assaults in 2014. Chicago is listed in 3rd spot, with East St. Louis coming in the top listed spot as most dangerous city to live in Illinois.
Read the listing here.
Kinda leaves you scratching your head...
(Title and article edited for clarity 12/31/2016 @ 2124)
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