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18 murders in 24 hours: Inside
Chicago’s deadliest day in 60 years

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Posted By: AltaD, 6/8/2020 1:53:11 PM

Eighteen people were killed in Chicago in a 24-hour span last month — the deadliest day in the Windy City in roughly six decades, according to a report. (Snip) The grim tally made May 31 the single most violent day Chicago has endured in roughly 60 years, according to data provided to the newspaper by the University of Chicago Crime Lab. “We’ve never seen anything like it, at all,” the crime lab’s senior research director, Max Kapustin, told the newspaper. “I don’t even know how to put it into context. It’s beyond anything that we’ve ever seen before.” Data from the lab does not pre-date 1961, but the next-highest single-day

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/8/2020 1:58:36 PM (No. 437372)
So? Disband the police and let The Community have at it. Once the blood is washed into the sewers the violence will be done, and the strongest crime gangs running the streets. That's what Chicago's voters want...give it to them good and hard! Democracy at work.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher 6/8/2020 2:04:57 PM (No. 437375)
Either the cops were busy elsewhere or they just don't bother much anymore. Probably the latter. Let the law of the jungle prevail.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 6/8/2020 2:07:05 PM (No. 437377)
Welcome to the jungle, it gets worse here everyday You learn to live like an animal in the jungle where we play If you got a hunger for what you see, you'll take it eventually You can have anything you want, but you better not take it from me - Guns N' Roses 18 black-on-black murders is a black thing but that's okay because, in the jungle, there's no room for white things.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 6/8/2020 2:13:14 PM (No. 437381)
Lawlessness tends to spike when the criminal element doesn't worry about the police showing up to stop them. Good luck with the "brown shirts" patrolling your streets.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ByteGuru 6/8/2020 2:19:43 PM (No. 437385)
Sigh ... another typical weekend in ChiCongo ...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LanceLink1 6/8/2020 2:20:10 PM (No. 437386)
Sounds like a perfect time to get rid of law inforcement.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma 6/8/2020 2:22:24 PM (No. 437387)
See. That place don’t need no cops Only 18 killed in a span of 24 hours. Numbers are going down. And when there are no police there will be no killings.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/8/2020 2:24:37 PM (No. 437390)
Chicongo. How does this compare to Mogasidhu?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: MrDeplorable 6/8/2020 2:30:07 PM (No. 437394)
Let's remember that "Cell Block Tango" from the musical Chicago where they sang: "They had it coming. . .they had it coming. . .they only had themselves to blame. . .if you'd a been there. . .if you'd a seen it. . .I know that you would have done the same."
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Reply 10 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 6/8/2020 2:37:29 PM (No. 437396)
Who wants to live in an African jungle known as the south and west side of Chicago? Anyone? Your black life may not matter there !
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/8/2020 2:48:31 PM (No. 437409)
See what happens when the cops take a knee?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jerseyden 6/8/2020 2:49:30 PM (No. 437413)
Pretty soon the Dems will come up with a solution for all the crime and killings in Chicago and it will be “just don’t report any stats” .
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 6/8/2020 2:52:16 PM (No. 437415)
And clearly the best possible solution is to close down the police department. That's obvious. (/s off) When they do it, it will put a permanent set of irrefutable data into the record books, and they will never be able to try this idiot stunt again. But it will cost a lot of lives. Probably mostly black lives....which apparently, counter to all the rhetoric, do NOT actually matter to them.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 6/8/2020 2:54:30 PM (No. 437418)
"Teens" murdering "youths"? Sorry - - those lives don't matter.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: tsquare 6/8/2020 3:04:31 PM (No. 437423)
Random drive by killing? Sounds to me that somebody is looking to stir things up.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: john56 6/8/2020 3:11:21 PM (No. 437429)
Makes the St Valentine's Day Massacre look like a slow day.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: David Key 6/8/2020 3:12:01 PM (No. 437430)
One would like to congratulate Chicago on their breaking their shooting record. Somehow I doubt they would get the irony.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: anniebc 6/8/2020 3:26:57 PM (No. 437443)
If you got a beef with somebody, now is the time to get at 'em. Lawlessness reigns in some places, but I thought BLM had taken on policing the streets of Southside Chicago.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Grounded 6/8/2020 3:41:27 PM (No. 437454)
“On Saturday and particularly Sunday, I heard people saying all over, ‘Hey, there’s no police anywhere, police ain’t doing nothing,’” the Rev. Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church told the Sun-Times. “I sat and watched a store looted for over an hour. No police came. I got in my car and drove around to some other places getting looted [and] didn’t see police anywhere.” Rev. Mike should be ecstatic that the cops aren't a visible presence. For those with a short memory, Rev. Michael Pfleger is a hard left activist in Chicago and a big supporter of Obama's 2008 POTUS campaign.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: LeeBertie 6/8/2020 3:48:40 PM (No. 437473)
Lovin' Lezzie Lightfoot. You go "girl"!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: YorkieMom 6/8/2020 4:19:01 PM (No. 437499)
Black lives don’t seem to matter in Chicago, right Mayor Lightfoot? I guess she’s too busy getting her hair done to care about those black lives.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cynical Backstory 6/8/2020 4:31:43 PM (No. 437512)
Looks like they’re getting what they want. Good and hard.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: G Mo 6/8/2020 4:32:58 PM (No. 437513)
At this rate, Chicago might flip to Republican by November......
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Reply 24 - Posted by: qr4j 6/8/2020 4:49:07 PM (No. 437530)
A local activist priest couldn't find any police around to stop the looting and the violence. Really? Complain all you want, Father, but why should the police do a damned thing? If they do something and step out of line even one iota, you'd have their heads on platters and offer them to your false god of "social justice." FOS, that priest!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: GoodDeal 6/8/2020 4:53:32 PM (No. 437533)
In Chicago the City of Black Death, it seems that #blacklivesdon'tmatteratall. Will they have 18 televised funerals with Biden showing up? HAHAHAHA!!! It won't even get a ten-second mention on CNN.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/8/2020 5:04:57 PM (No. 437555)
The Normal for Chicago...Black Funerals MATTER!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Krause 6/8/2020 5:19:38 PM (No. 437570)
Sounds like Al Capone is back in town.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Faithfully 6/8/2020 6:08:58 PM (No. 437600)
Investigate the Department of Immigration. No doubt Africans have been hired for these positions and make a fortune selling access to Immigrant status. Drain the swamp.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: udanja99 6/8/2020 6:30:12 PM (No. 437608)
Black lives matter!!!! (Not)
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Reply 30 - Posted by: john56 6/8/2020 7:10:52 PM (No. 437630)
I'd say that this could turn Chicago into a Republican stronghold, but there probably is a new Chicago ordinance that automatically requires the dead to cast absentee ballots for the Democrat master ... oops, I mean politicians for at least 80 years after their death. I remember being told a joke so many years ago. A ship sinks and the only three survivors on the only life raft are Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, and ol' Dick Daley, the long-time Mayor of Chicago. There is only enough provisions for one of them to survive. Being politicians, they decide the best way to determine the survivor is to have a campaign and an election. So, they each campaign and cast their secret ballots. When the ballots are counted, Nixon got one vote. LBJ got three, and Mayor Daley got seven.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: JimBob 6/8/2020 7:18:05 PM (No. 437634)
Hey, Black Lives Matter, Y'all! (But ONLY when it advances The Cause.) So many people murdered that they only bothered to name three of them in the article. What about the other Fifteen? Don't they deserve at least to have their names mentioned, and a few words written about each of them? Or were all the other fifteen a bunch of meth-heads that, if their lives were described, the rest of us would say to ourselves...."Good Riddance! The place is better without 'em!"..... which defeats the purpose of the article. Just askin.....
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Reply 32 - Posted by: or gate 6/8/2020 7:41:14 PM (No. 437639)
With the cops hand cuffed, now you can hurt your enemies like that guy that ruined my looting business.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: red1066 6/8/2020 9:06:17 PM (No. 437730)
Damn all those white police officers and all those whites from the suburbs coming into the city shooting innocent law abiding blacks. Didn't these racists ever hear of BLM? Oh wait! Inner city blacks were shooting each other. Never mind.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: watashiyo 6/8/2020 9:35:40 PM (No. 437776)
Yup, go ahead and DEFUND the police dept. and those negative statistics will never appear. No arrest and no investigations. ......does that mean we don't need Judges also? Maybe we don't need Law Makers too! Defund CONGRESS!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: swarfer 6/8/2020 9:42:25 PM (No. 437782)
Where are you Michelle? Think there might be a little too much anger in Chicago?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/8/2020 9:43:17 PM (No. 437784)
Don't take away the Windy City's claim to fame! The weekend murder rate was always a statistic published on Monday morning, giving a sort of left handed compliment to the high count. If you start bringing attention to it, they'll have to look for another reason to make the news. It is difficult enough to atone for being Obama's home.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 6/8/2020 11:30:44 PM (No. 437849)
Thinning the herd. No -protesters or politicians showed up. Not worth Antifa's time either.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 6/9/2020 12:40:29 AM (No. 437894)
Now we know why our healthcare is so expensive! Emergency room filled every weekend and they don’t give a count for Monday-Friday. The morgue must be busy also.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: heartsurgeon 6/9/2020 10:06:00 AM (No. 438285)
The Chosen One's City. Why is he silent?
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