Memphis Records 200th Killing, Higher Rate Than Chicago

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This has been a particularly deadly year in Memphis. Recording its 200th killing yesterday, there haven't been more homicides in the city since 1993, when Memphis had a record 213 homicides, reports the Memphis Commercial Appeal. “I’m outraged that senseless murders continue to happen," said Mayor Jim Strickland. "Any murder is unacceptable.  It’s awful that last week . . .

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