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Is Chicago’s heat wave responsible for the increase in violence?

Is the current heat wave in Chicago exacerbating the already high number of shootings that have occurred in the city’s neighborhoods? The Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that fifteen people were shot and wounded in just 6 hours on the streets of Chicago. It was another hot day in the city with temperatures in the upper […]

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Mobs on Mag Mile again last weekend?

After all the hooting and hollering about the mob attacks that occurred near Mag Mile on Saturday June 4th, the only mobs you were likely to see this past weekend were wearing Chicago Police uniforms. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel praised police and reinforced to Superintendent Garry McCarthy that he wanted to see every one of the […]