Major NYC crimes on pace for record low

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NEW YORK— Officials say New York City is on pace this year for fewer than 100,000 reported major crimes for the first time in at least two decades.

The New York Police Department says that for the first six months of 2015, there were 46,775 reports of rapes, robberies, felony assaults, burglaries, grand larcenies and auto theft.

Overall crime is down 6 percent, but shootings and homicides remain up this year.

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