ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford just cracks the top ten of a list it does not want to be on: the Forest City ranks as the tenth most dangerous American city by Forbes magazine with 760 violent crimes per 100 thousand residents.
If you're looking for a silver lining: we are not the highest Illinois city on the list. Ranking 3rd is--no not Chicago--Springfield. Forbes ranks Detroit as the most dangerous city in the country with Memphis as the runner up.
You can read the full report here.