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Chicago Murders Skyrocket, Business Owner Shot in the Back and Killed

FairnessMan Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 3:27 PM
Remember the low crime rates in the neighborhoods where "the boys", not the brothers controlled the streets? Your little old grandmother or your hot girlfriend could go to the neighborhood deli at midnight and not be afraid of robbery, rape or murder. One Example: Parts of Newark, New Jersey in the 1970s. Yea, the liberals have really improved our lives.
AWLblack_powder Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 4:11 PM
My cousins were born and raised in Newark

In the late '60's they owned a corner bodega. One day the wife took the baby in the stroller. When she returned, they had broken in and stolen her engagement ring. (Off so they wouldn't mug her for it )

That was the last straw. My father and I helped them move. We could see the smoke and police lights from the Newark riots about 10 or 15 blocks down the street.

They raised the kids in a town of 14k in New Hampshire. The dad played softball in a league and the mom could go visit the neighbors, unmolested.

But, you couldn't get a pizza after 9:00pm. lololol
FairnessMan Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:23 PM
Must have been in a neighborhood not controlled by "the boys" with the crocked noses.

BTW, I worked in downtown Newark during the riots. Exciting, to say the least.
JL36 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 7:27 AM
My son and his family live in a nice suburb of Chicago, but I still wish they'd move out of Illinois. The taxes are high and they can't seem to get ahead.

In 2012, Chicago saw more than 500 murders as a city with some of the toughest gun control measures in the country and 2013 is already off to a horrible start. We're only five days into the New Year and the Windy City has seen five murders. One horrific murder was of a business owner and family man who ran from his attackers. He was shot in the back and killed. 

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