Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Statements about Crime

Pants on Fire!

An old claim, recycled

False

Not in cahoots, but GOP sure likes to remind Crist about his Ponzi pal

Mostly True

Except this year, and trend is down

False

Update: Hill says he misspoke

True

Homicide accounted for 40 percent of deaths in the age group

Half-True

Ignores that whites far outnumber blacks

True

It's an incentive, but not the root cause

Mostly False

Shook up schedule five days after shooting

Jay Nixon

Jay Nixon

"I've been here almost every day."

— National

Mostly True

Data isn't perfect, but it's the best we have

Mostly True

Mayor says recruiting African-American officers is tough