After bloody year in Chicago, no clear path forward

Chicago, effectively the capital of America's Midwest, hurtles toward the end of its deadliest year in nearly two decades, with over 750 murders and 3,500 shootingsFor a few days in December, no one was shot dead in Chicago. Chicago, effectively the capital of America’s Midwest, is hurtling toward the end of its deadliest year in nearly two decades, with more than 750 murders and 3,500 shootings. By comparison, America’s two biggest cities, Los Angeles and New York, had about 600 murders combined.

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