Police: Homicides down 29 percent for first six months of 2013

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/bre…

I guess Gawker won't be doing anything on this headline. I know hand-wringing about Chicago was a reliable staple for clicks and comments (Its the guns! Its the lack of guns! Its the racism! This one took place x blocks from Obama's home!)

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In our house, we've talked about how scarily numb we have got to the local nightly news. It is jarring when you are having breakfast, and your 11-year old deadpan comments "Its gotta be the boyfriend" on the latest killing.

It is good progress is being made, but there is still a ways to go.