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Chicago now murder capital of U.S., FBI says
Yahoo ^ | 9-19-2013 | Dylan Stableford

Posted on 09/19/2013 11:39:16 AM PDT by Darren McCarty

Move over New York, the Second City is now the murder capital of America.

According to new crime statistics released this week by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Chicago had more homicides in 2012 than any other city in the country. There were 500 murders in Chicago last year, the FBI said, surpassing New York City, which had 419.

In 2011, there were 515 homicides in the Big Apple, compared with the 431 in Chicago.

But as the Washington Post noted, residents of Chicago and New York were much less likely to be victims of a homicide than some Michigan residents. In Flint, for example, there were 63 killings — a staggering number when you consider Flint's population is 101,632 — "meaning 1 in every 1,613 city residents were homicide victims." In Detroit, where 386 killings occurred in 2012, 1 in 1,832 were homicide victims.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; guncontrol; murder; secondamendment
1. Chicago | 500
2. New York | 419
3. Detroit | 386
4. Philadelphia | 331
5. Los Angeles | 299
6. Baltimore | 219
7. Houston | 217
8. New Orleans | 193
9. Dallas | 154
10. Memphis | 133
11. Oakland | 126
12. Phoenix | 124
13. St. Louis | 113
14. Kansas City | 105
15. Indianapolis | 101

1 posted on 09/19/2013 11:39:16 AM PDT by Darren McCarty
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To: Darren McCarty

Holder’s city. hussein has lots of sons.


2 posted on 09/19/2013 11:40:54 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Darren McCarty

Let me try something real quick.

1. Chicago | 500. - democrat
2. New York | 419 - democrat
3. Detroit | 386 - democrat
4. Philadelphia | 331 - democrat
5. Los Angeles | 299 - democrat
6. Baltimore | 219 - democrat
7. Houston | 217 - democrat
8. New Orleans | 193 - democrat
9. Dallas | 154 - democrat
10. Memphis | 133 - democrat

Can someone help me here? I am trying to find a pattern and am having no luck.


3 posted on 09/19/2013 11:43:35 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: Darren McCarty

compare and contrast to another country (real murder capitol)

from Nov 13 last year ....

“Caracas has already registered 3,218 homicides during the first 10 months of 2012, putting it easily on track to beat last year’s 3,488 homicides”


4 posted on 09/19/2013 11:46:05 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Darren McCarty

And most are black and most are gang-culture related, but it’s racist to point those things out.
At least the civil liberties of the perps aren’t being ‘dissed’ in Chicago. So watch the rates soar.


5 posted on 09/19/2013 11:50:29 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Darren McCarty

I’m supposing that they are murdering each other with something other than firearms in that “gun free city”.............


6 posted on 09/19/2013 11:53:46 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Darren McCarty

And Obuma comes from that cesspool smell’n like a rose....(riiiiight).


7 posted on 09/19/2013 11:56:08 AM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: GeronL
Quick add but it looks like the top ten murder cities in the USA had 3,221 murders last year and each and every one of these cities are, and have been long term, run by democrats.

I would love to match these cities up against the cities in the USA with them most gun control. I've got some money that says it would be a very close match.

When they actually start controlling gangs, punks, and crazy people the homicide numbers will go down. That will not happen any time soon because the gangs, punks, and crazy people all support Obama.

Someone needs to pull the handle and flush Chicago into the big sewer and start over again.

8 posted on 09/19/2013 12:01:38 PM PDT by oldenuff2no
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To: RckyRaCoCo

500+ in chitown=EH!?. No big deal. Nothing to see here. Move along.
12 in d.c.=OMG! Ban all guns. Even crazy uncle joe’s shotgun.
Weird huh?


9 posted on 09/19/2013 12:02:24 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: Darren McCarty

Useless numbers. What is needed is # of homicides / population.


10 posted on 09/19/2013 12:30:56 PM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Darren McCarty

Cant be possible! Dont they have strict gun laws in Chicago?


11 posted on 09/19/2013 12:38:40 PM PDT by radioactivereb ("I'm tryin' to think but nothin' happens!"-Curly Howard)
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To: Darren McCarty
1. Chicago | 500 - 2.7 Million
2. New York | 419 - 8.3 Million
3. Detroit | 386 - 700,000
4. Philadelphia | 331 - 1.5 Million
5. Los Angeles | 299 - 3.8 Million
6. Baltimore | 219 - 620,000
7. Houston | 217 - 2.1 Million
8. New Orleans | 193 - 369,000
9. Dallas | 154 - 1.2 Million
10. Memphis | 133 - 655,000
11. Oakland | 126 - 400,000
12. Phoenix | 124 - 1.4 Million
13. St. Louis | 113 - 318,000
14. Kansas City | 105 - 464,000
15. Indianapolis | 101 - 834,000
12 posted on 09/19/2013 12:49:56 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: radioactivereb

I emailed Mayor Rhambo to deputize the Million Moms for Gun Control and send them into the Chicago ghetto under the aegis of the BATF and clean out all the illegal guns.

So far no action.


13 posted on 09/19/2013 12:54:03 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: Darren McCarty
"Chicago had more homicides in 2012 than any other city in the country. There were 500 murders in Chicago last year, the FBI said, surpassing New York City, which had 419. In 2011, there were 515 homicides in the Big Apple, compared with the 431 in Chicago"

♪ ♫ ♬ "What a difference a year makes" ♪ ♫ ♬

14 posted on 09/19/2013 1:32:35 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: GeronL
We're just poseurs, compared to Caracas.
15 posted on 09/19/2013 1:34:25 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

The DemocRat Plantations are thriving in thugs.


16 posted on 09/19/2013 1:35:45 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Can someone help me here? I am trying to find a pattern and am having no luck.

There are lots of Democrat cities that aren't out of control killzones. There are cities in Europe and Asia are practically Marxists but are pretty safe. I'm not saying that the Democrats aren't a contributing factor but there is some other commonality with these places.

17 posted on 09/19/2013 2:04:04 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Check the demographics of those cities and I bet you’ll see a few other similarities, though New York might be an exception.


18 posted on 09/19/2013 3:58:31 PM PDT by Me1onCollie
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