Violent crime up 80% in the valley

Violent crimes are on the rise. It’s a troubling trend Metro police are seeing this year, and we are only three months into 2016.

Already, police say the rate of murders has more than doubled compared to last year. Brutal robberies are also spiking.

Patty Mills has lived in Las Vegas all her life — and she tells us she can’t remember crime being so bad.

“It’s just really out of control. I know that,” Mills said.

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