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Chicago sues over sanctuary city crackdown
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Chicago sues over sanctuary city crackdown

CHICAGO --  Once upon a time, Chicago, was a beautiful city and equally fun to be in. These days, Chicago 's own murder rate is so high one may reconsider any venture into Chicago before they actually do it. Enter: The Justice Department.  According to a DOJ spokesperson,  "These policies regarding sanctuary cities have been set up to protect the American people and therefore will be enforced". Those policies referencing newly laid out guidelines that restrict the use of federal grant money from sanctuary cities that have been or stand accused of harboring illegal immigrants. Meanwhile,  Chicago 's  Mayor Emanuel reportedly plans to sue in an attempt to block the DOJ from restricting funds amid fears that the city would take a nosedive without the much needed federal funding that it acq...
Chicago went a whole week without a homicide
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Chicago went a whole week without a homicide

And now the web is freaking out..  According to statistical data, the city of Chicago has reportedly gone since 28 February without a single deadly homicide. Yes, a whole week. Data shows that the last two homicides in Chicago occurred during the final weeks of February.  The city hasn't gone this long without a homicide since Dec 3-9 2012. Officials are apparently holding out hope that the city's deadly homicide rate may finally drop after many years of heinous crimes and body's dropping.
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