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Amid city’s violence, 4 neighborhoods go years without a murder

A Chicago Sun-Times analysis shows 4 Chicago communities stand out as oases apart from the violence, with no murders the past three and a half years.

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Chicago’s 2014 murder total on track for another low, but shootings rise

<p>Chicago could record its lowest murder total in nearly five decades for the second consecutive calendar year, despite an increase in shootings in 2014.</p>

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January murders, shootings rise compared with 2014: police

<p>Chicago averaged nearly a murder per day in the first month of the new year.</p>

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Fake Rahm Emanuel re-election decal pops up on parking meter

<p>With less than a week until Chicago’s mayoral election, a fake Rahm Emanuel decal has appeared on at least one of Chicago’s much-maligned parking meters.</p>

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Man found guilty of triple murder

<p>Denzel Pittman only shook his head slightly when a Cook County judge on Monday found him guilty of murder in the stabbing deaths of his teen

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Judge orders UIC student released in ‘Fifty Shades’ sexual assault case

<p>A University of Illinois at Chicago student accused of sexually assaulting a classmate was ordered released from the Cook County Jail Thursday

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At Cook County morgue, no more body backlogs

<p>Since he took office as Cook County’s chief medical examiner two and a half years ago, Dr. Stephen Cina says the most important addition he’s

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Man says he waved cellphone — not gun — at detective on trial for manslaughter

<p>Antonio Cross testified Monday he had a cellphone in his hand when he made a "get the f— out" motion over his shoulder toward

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Rapper ‘Young Pappy’ killed at third attempt in Uptown

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Refugee group home caretaker accused of sexual abuse

<p>A 28-year-old caretaker at a U.S. Department of Human Services group home for refugees has been charged with sexual abuse after prosecutors claim