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Tue April 2, 2013
Chicago's Murder Rate Begins Year Lower
Originally published on Tue April 2, 2013 6:07 am
The city's murder rate has dropped dramatically over the first three months of the year. The police superintendent says it's not a victory but it is progress. After a year in which murders in the country's third largest city topped more than 500, the homicide rate has declined to a level not seen since 1959.