Waiting on the World to Change

Abandoned homes, empty lots, gunfire, police sirens. These are the sights and sounds of Camden, N.J. Camden has been named America's most dangerous city twice by City Crime Rankings, an annual reference book. During the 2005 Christmas holidays, there were four slayings in 48 hours, all too characteristic of a place with a murder rate more than seven times the national average. A typical morning in Camden, detractors say, could see 33 drug busts in less than three hours. Crack, heroin and...Full Story
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