(Huntington, WV)--  The crime rate in Huntington is increasing.  “Huntingtonnews.net” says the 2013 rate was up with property crimes showing an eight-percent spike.  Violent crimes are two-percent higher.  The downtown area has the highest crime rate while District 9 showed the smallest rate.The figures are from the “Report on Crime.”  The report also says heroin use is a huge problem in the city.