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90 Homicides, August Was Chicago’s Bloodiest Month In 20 Years

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 24-year-old man was killed and a 23-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting in the West Lawn neighborhood late Wednesday night, capping off the most violent month in Chicago in 20 years. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/09/01/with-90-homicides-august-was-chicagos-bloodiest-month-in-20-years/

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After spike, homicides drop slightly in March

Homicides dipped slightly in Chicago in March after having increased the previous month by 18 percent, according to statistics released today. While homicides dropped across the city by 1.4 percent, 10 police districts saw a double-digit drop in homicides, the department said. Total crime dropped by 8.1 percent across the …

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