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7 June 2010

CBS News (USA)

CHICAGO - The murder rate in Chicago is up so far this year, even though most other crime is down. Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis said Sunday that the homicide rate is up 3.8 percent this year compared with last. A news release on May crime statistics acknowledged, but downplayed, the drop in the homicide rate. The release said the 164 homicides recorded through May of this year were six more than those in the same period last year. Also, the total murders in May of... (

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