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Donald Trump Offers Chicago Help with Its Murder Rate

As the year ended and the bloodletting in Chicago was tallied at nearly 800 murders, President-elect Donald J. Trump took to Twitter to decry the massive loss of life and chided the Windy City’s mayor for his seeming inability to do anything about the mayhem in his city.

Gun shop owner Jeff Binkley displays a Glock 9mm pistol at Sarge's Sidearms on September 29, 2016 in Benson, Arizona.

NOLA Murder Rate Remains Steady Despite New Gun Control Laws

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Though new gun control measures were designed to curtail murder and gun violence in New Orleans, the murder rate has remained almost unchanged from last year, before the measures were put into place.

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Obama’s Flack Claims Credit for Dallas Policing As Murders Spike 40 Percent

According to The Dallas Morning News, 67 people were murdered in the first five months of 2016, compared to 48 murders in the first five months of 2015. Also, robbery is up from 1,576 to 1,805, and aggravated assault is up from 1,501 incidents to 1,747 incidents. The relatively good news is that sexual assault nudged down from 336 incidents in 2015 to 312 incidents in 2016.

Members of the Chicago Police Department put up tape and clear the scene of a fatal shooting in the 700 block of North Ridgeway Avenue Sunday, June 26, 2016, in the East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. A 55-year-old man who was shot later died at Mount Sinai Hospital and …

A Bloody Fourth Around Chicago with 37 Shot and 6 Dead in Gang Warfare

As the nation took to backyard BBQs and paused to celebrate the birth of our nation, the incessant gang warfare in and around the Chicago area continued without a hitch with 37 shootings and six deaths over the three-day weekend. The tragic toll included the death of a 39-year-father and his two young girls in a nearby Chicago suburb.

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Baltimore Murders Reach 340 as December Ends

As December nears its end and so with it the year 2015, the number of homicides in Baltimore has surged to its highest rate since the 1990s with 340 deaths as of Monday, December 29.

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Loretta Lynch Says to Muslims ‘We Stand with You in This’

On Thursday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, speaking at the Muslim Advocate’s 10th anniversary dinner, shockingly refused to focus on the Muslim community after the terrorist attacks committed by Muslims in San Bernardino and Paris, instead warning non-Muslims that her Justice Department would target people whose anti-Muslim rhetoric “edges towards violence.” She reassured her audience, “We stand with you in this.”

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Kevin McCarthy: Planned Parenthood Probe Goes on

On Monday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters that the House investigation of Planned Parenthood for allegedly selling fetal tissue to researchers for profit will continue.

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Modesto Man Arrested for Murdering 5, Including 3 Small Girls

On Sunday, a 30-year-old Modesto man was arrested for the murders of two women and three children in their home. Heather Graves of the Modesto Police Department told local ABC News affiliate ABC10 that police had arrived at the home

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Satanic Cult Linked to Murder of 6-Year-Old Mexican Boy

The horrific torture and murder of a six year-old Mexican boy by five other children, that prosecutors say is evidence of “social decomposition” and an “absence of values,” is now believed to be linked to a satanic cult.