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Six Cities With Worst Murder Rates In United States

By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — During roughly the past three decades, there have been six cities that have been the worst for murders, per capita. If you said Chicago made that list you would […]

07/24/2014

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Jon Stewart, How Could You? ‘The Daily Show’ Insults Chicago Pizza

John Stewart, angered by Chicago’s response to the decision to declare One World Trade Center the tallest building in the U.S. over Willis Tower, said some unsavory things about Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza.

11/14/2013

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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago

09/26/2013