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    The drop in crime in Chicago

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014...-to-read-this/

    On Tuesday, the Chicago Police Department announced that the city experienced its lowest murder rate since 1958 in the first quarter of 2014. There were 6 fewer murders than the same timeframe in 2013 a 9 percent drop and 55 fewer murders than 2012, police said.


    Further, there were reportedly 90 fewer shootings and 119 fewer shooting victims compared to last year. There have also been 222 fewer shootings and 292 fewer shooting victims compared to the first quarter in 2012.
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    Maybe the weather has been a factor ...

    http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2...e-temperatures

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    Now that the weather is changing, "they" are making up for lost time. Thirty three shootings last weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kurt555gs View Post
    Now that the weather is changing, "they" are making up for lost time. Thirty three shootings last weekend.
    https://news.google.com/news/rtc?ncl...00sobtESG_MxRM

    I just heard from a suburb of Chi comparing their snow TODAY to my four inches.
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