Birmingham near the top of most dangerous cities list

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - New rankings put the Birmingham-metro near the top of the nation's most dangerous cities to live in.

Birmingham was ranked the 10th most dangerous city, while the Birmingham-Hoover metro came in number 35 out of 347 areas.

CQ Press based its rankings on population and violent crime rate numbers including murder, rape, robbery, and others.

The CQ Press study ranks Detroit and St. Louis as the most dangerous metro areas.

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