Chicago leads nation in murders, followed by NYC: FBI
Data released by the FBI Thursday found that Chicago has overtaken New York as the city with the most homicides.
The Windy City had 500 murders in 2012 compared to 419 in the Big Apple, according to the agency's Crime in the United States report.
In the 2011 report, New York led the nation with 515 homicides while Chicago had 431.
Rounding out the other highe stmurder cities in 2012 are: Detroit (386), Philadelphia (331), Los Angeles (299) and Baltimore (219).