FILE - In this April 13, 2016, file photo, Eddie Johnson, left, speaks after being sworn in as the new Chicago police superintendent in Chicago. Violent crimes ranging from homicides to rapes to robberies have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities so far this year. But experts can't point to a single reason why and the jump isn't enough to suggest there's a trend. Law enforcement officials are seeking a way to combat the problem. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

US cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year

Violent crimes — from homicides and rapes to robberies — have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can’t point to a single reason why and the jump isn’t enough to suggest there’s a trend.

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Canal Days wraps up in New Haven

The event is a premier homecoming event, when New Haven officials welcome all current and former residents and guests from all over the tri-state area for a week filled with camaraderie and family-friendly fun.