Burglaries were one of the biggest issues facing Cleveland residents in 2011, with the number of break-ins and thefts climbing by 8.6% from the previous year. That gave the city the second highest burglary rate in the country -- next to Toledo, Ohio.
Street crimes -- robberies and assaults -- also continued to soar, with Cleveland second only to Oakland among the nation's 72 largest cities.
One area of improvement: The number of murders fell to 74, from 81 the year before.
Rising oil and gas prices have brought big oil, plenty of workers and lots of housing headaches to the nation's fastest-growing boomtowns.
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