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Crime's rise in DTLA has residents, businesses worried

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The intersection of Broadway and 4th street in downtown Los Angeles' Historic Core neighborhood.
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The intersection of Broadway and 4th street in downtown Los Angeles' Historic Core neighborhood.

Between 2014 and 2016, violent and property crimes in DTLA increased by over a third. That has stakeholders in the neighborhood worried about its future.

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The revitalization of downtown is one of the biggest success stories in Los Angeles.

DTLA has grown to become a top destination for shopping, restaurants and nightlife.

But that rise might turn into a fall because of crime.

Between 2014 and 2016, violent and property crimes increased by over a third.

That has stakeholders in the neighborhood worried about its future, says Eddie Kim with LA Downtown News.

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