According to FBI statistics, Flint had more than 2,774 violent crimes in 2012. They included 63 murders, 108 rapes, 673 robberies and 1,930 aggravated assaults. The second most violent city, Detroit, had about 600 less crimes per capita than Flint, data shows.
My first week on the beat news surfaced that there was a serial killer on the loose. I covered the hunt for the killer, his arrest while trying to get out of the country and his trial where he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
My day starts at 5 a.m. where I follow up on anything from the previous night and I respond to any breaking news during my shift. I go out to crime scenes and talk to witnesses, cops and family members of the deceased if I can.
Here are recent stories I have written:
My Proof: http://imgur.com/4pbHoz5
Hey reddit, Thanks so much for all of the questions and comments. I've been doing this for a few hours and had a great time, but I have to get back to work.