Violent Crime Up In N.C.

North Carolina's violent crime rate has gone up slightly for the second year in a row. Law enforcement agents said Monday the increase in 2005 was led by a dramatic spike in homicides. Attorney General Roy Cooper blamed a lack of resources as a possible reason for the increase. Cooper wants additional manpower and access for the state's DNA lab. While violent crime is up, the report also shows the number of overall crimes in the state is down.