Chicago police say 2013 saw dramatic drop in homicides and other violent crime

  • by: DON BABWIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 1, 2014 - 6:05 PM

CHICAGO — Following a year when Chicago led the nation in homicides with more than 500, the city's Police Department said Wednesday that in 2013 the city recorded the fewest killings since 1965 and saw its overall crime rate fall to level not seen since 1972.

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