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Added Jan 09 2018

...19 guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition were stored. This apartment, at 2337 W. Monroe St., was a stronghold of the Illinois Black Panther Party, a branch of a national group...

...March, three elderly people were killed in an apartment in an apparent burglary in the 1900 block of North Clark Street. A sergeant on the scene called it, "the cowardliest sort of crime." In early June...

...that same week police hunted an ex-convict suspected in a triple slaying in the 5700 block of North Winthrop Avenue...

...McDonald, a black 17-year-old, 16 times as he walked away from police near 41st Street and Pulaski Road while holding a knife caused a firestorm of controversy and led to calls for major...

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Date published
January 9, 2018
    39,000 homicides: Retracing 60 years of murder in Chicago
    The spike in violent crime that has plagued Chicago since 2016 has even more gravity when viewed in comparison with six decades of homicides in Chicago. Since 1957, the city has had homicide totals of 700 or more nearly half the time, 27 of 60 years, and has been lower than 500 a third of the time, 19 of 60 years.

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