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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 at 8:46 PM
By Michelle Relerford, Lauren Jiggetts & Lauren Petty

Mayor: Murder Milestone 'Unfortunate, Tragic'

A man gunned down on Chicago's west side marked what police say is the city's 500th homicide of the year. Read »

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