Chicago Violence Down But Homicides Still Rising

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0307220062jul22,1,4695259.story?coll=chi-news-hed Reported violent crime in Chicago declined during the first six months of 2003, but police continue to grapple with a gang-related homicide problem keeps the city among the bloodiest in the country, the Chicago Tribune says. Overall, violent crime was down in 21 of Chicago's 25 police districts, including some of the city's toughest areas. Homicides were up 11, or 4 percent, over . . .

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