Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Friday, February 26

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You may have heard in the news recently that overall crime in the city is down from last year, but there's a couple of areas where statistics are actually up: domestic killings are up (though the number of total homicides is still fairly low); and, as previously reported on GB, bank robberies were big this year, with a record total of 230 robberies so far. Here's the amazing part: there were a total of 3 bank robberies yesterday! You might want to stick to the ATMs for a while...

 
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