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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.

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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.

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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.

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 …

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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