Red Blooded American
That beats last January's total, AND puts the city on a record pace to eclipse the official 532 murder count for 2012.)THumbsUp)THumbsUpdevildevilSomeone who obviously doesnt know that there are more murders in Chicago than anywhere else in the country. The news yesterday was saying there rhave been 50 murders as of Jan 30th.
If things start slowing down too much, I would suggest a brass exchange program. Bring us your old, used, brass, and will exchange them for new clean hollow points. Maybe lift the large magazine ban in some of the slower cities. Or how about bus vouchers! They can get free transportation out of Chicago proper to some of the bedroom communities to help boost they stalling numbers. Just a few ideas to try and help our buddy Rahm earn "Top Mayor in the USA" honors.)THumbsUp)THumbsUp
CHICAGO—Having tallied a “very promising” 41 murders so far in 2013, police officials confirmed Tuesday that the annual Chicago Homicide Drive was off to its fastest start in more than a decade and was already well on its way to reaching this year’s goal for violent slayings. “It’s still January, but we’ve already seen an astounding number of contributions to this year’s murder drive,” Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters as he raised the red progress line on the Homicide Drive’s Murdometer, a 15-foot plywood silhouette of a gunned-down body that stands outside City Hall. “I don’t think anyone dreamed it would be possible to break last year’s staggering total of 506 murders, but with so many people chipping in all across the city, we may just do it. There’s a tremendous community-wide level of interest and participation in this yearly event, which is quickly becoming a treasured part of Chicago culture.” While McCarthy said he remained confident that Chicagoans would set a new Homicide Drive record this year, he cautioned that the city was beginning to face a shortage of potential victims in many of its highest-contributing neighborhoods.