Nightly News | July 23, 2013
>>> there's evidence that the so-called mean streets of american cities aren't so mean after all. and may be safer for people to live in in terms of accidental deaths. researchers at the university of pennsylvania say the risk of death from everything from shootings to car wrecks, drownings, to falls is higher in small towns, actually, while the homicide rate is indeed higher in our cities. a researcher says, contrary to popular belief, cities do happen to be the safest place you can live.