A Grim Chicago Milestone: Most Violent Month in 20 Years

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With two days to go, August has been the most violent month in Chicago in nearly 20 years, with 400 people shot and at least 78 killed, reports the Chicago Tribune. The city hasn't seen a deadlier month since October of 1997, when there were 79 homicides. Chicago has recorded 487 homicides and more than 2,800 people shot so . . .

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