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Chicago tops 700 homicides in 2016; compared to 480 in 2015

CHICAGO — Chicago has reached another bloody milestone.

There have been 701 homicides recorded so far this year in the city, the Chicago Police Department told CNN on Thursday. 296 more words


African Nova Scotian community meeting about violence issues was just for 'family': advocate

The African United Baptist Association of Nova Scotia says future meetings tackling the problem of violence impacting the African Nova Scotian community will, as have always planned, be open to anyone who wants to participate. 462 more words


Chi-Town Don't Leave Us Stranded

Chicago what are you doing, where are you headed.

Brothers killing one another leaving the sisters stranded.

Mothers how do you watch your son walk out the door, 282 more words

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On The Run
Chicago violence has gotten so bad that I was forced to flee the city where I was born and raised in. I came up in the 70’s and 80’s in Englewood when it was safe to run out the door in the morning and only to return to eat and to use the bathroom. 460 more words

Dia de los Muertos

Today marks the annual Day of the Dead Celebration (DOTD) here in South Florida (and across the World for that matter).  As I prepare to go participate in the festivities, I have been thinking of those lost to domestic violence, and I am reminded of how lucky I am to be alive.   487 more words

Domestic Violence

616 homicides and counting: Chicago police try to curb violence

CHICAGO — Chicago started the year in a bloodbath, a harbinger of the homicide count 2016 would beget.

This past weekend was its bloodiest.

The city is like a war zone. 442 more words


Chicago Soars Past 600 Homicides After Bloody October

CHICAGO (CBS) — With 78 homicides, October was the second deadliest month of 2016, and Chicago surpassed 600 homicides for the first time in more than a decade. 234 more words