DC Proposal: Pay People Not to Commit Crime

March 24, 2016 12:16 AM
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Murder rates are again on the rise in many major U.S. cities after years of decline. In Washington, DC, the number of homicides even reached a seven year high last year. Now DC lawmakers want to fund a program that calls for paying money to "at risk" young people not to commit crime. In Washington, VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story.