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Henderson No. 8 on FBI's safest cities list

Henderson No. 8 on FBI's safest cities list

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Jul 26, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The city of Henderson is making national headlines by being named one of America's safest cities by the FBI.

Of the top 20 cities, Henderson ranks number 8.

It earned its spot on the list for a murder rate that is 68 percent below average, a rape rate that is 13 percent below average, and robbery rate that is 43 percent below average.

The top five include Irvine and Fremont, Calif., Plano. Tex., Madison, Wisc., and Irving, Tex.

On the flip side, Henderson also recently appeared on Forbes' list of 10 most boring cities in America.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.

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