CRIME TRACKER: Less crime in Tri-Cities than state average

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- We continue to live in a much safer area than much of the state.

Last year, each one of the Tri-Cities had fewer crimes per-capita than the state average.

Richland and Pasco also fared better than the national average.

Last year, overall crime was down in both Richland and Kennewick.

At the same time, it was up slightly in Pasco.