The Marc Steiner Show

06/21/07 noon Cities With a Lot of Murders


One city had more homicides per capita than Baltimore last year, Detroit.  Newark wasn’t far behind, barely beaten out for third by New Orleans.  This hour we talk with journalists from Detroit, Newark, and here in B-more who have been covering crime in their towns.

Violence is nothing new in any of these places.  How did it become such an entrenched part of their cultures?  How is each place dealing with the problem?  What can we learn from each other?


Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday thru Friday from 10AM to Noon on WEAA 88.9 FM. The show covers the topics that matter, engaging real voices, from Charm City to Cairo and beyond. Call us at 410.319.8888 or email us to participate live in the show, or share your comments on our site! Aren’t in Baltimore but want to listen? Stream the show live.


  1. Hi Justin,

    I’m a producer for WRNO, the in New Orleans, a new talk radio station focussed on New Orleans recovery. I’d love to read the comments from your show yesterday. Are they it posted somewhere?

    Also, can you help me get in touch with the journalists from Newark, Detroit, and Baltimore whom you spoke with so I can ask them to come on-air?

    Thanks much!


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