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Chicago murder rate sets new record

28.12.2012 21:40

A Thursday evening shooting in the west side of Chicago marked a milestone for the Windy City: for the first time since 2008, the city can likely claim 500 homicides in a single year.

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Anonymous user 29.06.2013 15:18

The record was 943 in 1992. That's a tad higher than 500, as it turns out.

Anonymous user 29.06.2013 15:16

That means there were more in 2008 than 2012. So how was 2012 a "record"?

Anonymous user 29.06.2013 15:15

You have a strange definition of "record." You even note that 2012 was the highest total since 2008


abernahi 17.06.2013 06:22

I think murder rates should be listed for a particular area only. Chicago may have a lower murder rate than Flint but if most of the murders occurred in a particular section of Chicago, that is the significant statistic. Certain neighborhoods need intense work to stop the violence.

Anonymous user 13.05.2013 15:39

These number rates are fixed to grab your only defense capabilty, when constitution becomes a joke.

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