FBI: Chicago had most murders in 2012
Chicago had more murders than anywhere else in the U.S. last year but a dozen other large cities had higher murder rates.
There were 506 murders in Chicago in 2012, but with a population of about 2.7 million, the city is way down on the list of murders per-capita.
According to the F.B.I. Detroit has the highest murders per-capita rate.
Other large cities with higher murder rates than Chicago: New Orleans, Saint Louis, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Atlanta.