According To FBI Statistics, Chicago Lags Behind National Murder DecreasesWhile Chicago's murder totals have seen small declines, robberies and aggravated assaults have gone down at a faster rate than the nation as a whole.
The Chicago Neighborhoods That Didn't See A Drop In HomicidesThe sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great... as long as you don't live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
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Jon Stewart, How Could You? 'The Daily Show' Insults Chicago PizzaJohn 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.
Chicago Not Actually 'Murder Capital' Of, Well, AnythingThanks 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