Chicago Murder Total Tops Last Year; ‘It’s a Society Issue’

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By the end of a violent Labor Day weekend, Chicago reached a grim milestone, recording more homicides than the city experienced during all of last year. This tally came with a late surge of gunfire, as police said there were 13 homicides over the Labor Day weekend, most of them on Monday, along with 43 shooting incidents, both numbers that topped those of a year earlier,, the Washington Post Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!