Monday, May 11, 2009

In week that NYT twice fronted Wesleyan killing, four murders in NYC

In the same week that the NYTimes ran two front-page stories on the murder of Johanna Justin-Jinich (Friday, Saturday), four people were murdered within NYC, according to statistics released by the NYPD today.

The NYPD releases the statistics based on a Monday-Sunday week, and they are preliminary, subject to revision. There are usually about 10 murders each week within the five boroughs (an incredibly low number for a city of 8+ million).

I hope to have more soon on the extent of coverage of those four murders.


At 7:26 AM, Blogger Beth said...

Bob Herbert is totally reading your blog!

At 8:34 PM, Blogger bsom said...

Yeah, Bob totally calls me for ideas sometimes.


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