New statistics show most crime in South Bend is down this year compared to last. The problem is the one that is up is murder.
The drops include rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, car theft, and arson. Some of those cases are down by as much as 20 percent.
But last year there were nine murders in South Bend through November. This year there were 15 through November and there have also been two more murders this month.