Monthly Archives: August 2017

Chicago Violence 2017 Hits Home

From January 1 to the present, 2,331 people were shot in Chicago. That number represented 280 fewer¬†shootings¬†than in 2016. But violence last year reached levels not seen in 20 years. So far this year in Chicago also: 432 homicides, 18 … Continue reading

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Discouraging Suicide

Michelle Carter, convicted of involuntary manslaughter for texting Conrad Roy III, her boyfriend, to commit suicide, was sentenced this week in a landmark case making headlines nationally. This past June, Bristol County Juvenile Court, in Massachusetts, Judge Lawrence Moniz had … Continue reading

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