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FBI: Irvine is safest city in U.S.

June 10, 2008 7:18:15 AM PDT
The safest city report is out, and it's great news for people living in one Southland city.FBI statistics show that Irvine is the safest big city in the country, the fourth year in a row for Irvine.

The rankings are based on serious crimes, such as murder and rape, in cities with populations of 100,000 or more.

Just one other Southern California city made the top five -- Thousand Oaks is number four.

Others in the top five are Gilbert, Arizona, Bellevue, Washington, and Cary, North Carolina.


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