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630 Homicides in 2017, 581 Gun Related

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Release Date: 11/29/2017

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Police in Aurora say that two men are heroes for rescuing a Warrenville man when they pulled him away from a fiery crash.

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Batavia residents are invited to invest in rain barrels in order to conserve water. The city is selling the barrels online through April twenty fourth for the eighth annual rain barrel sale.

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Naperville police are offering self defense classes for women in April.

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58 People have been shot and killed so far in 2018,with 4 this week.

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32 people were gunned down in the month of January,only one person has been fatally shot this week.

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No new names have been released as of early Monday morning.

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There have been 16 total homicides so far in 2018 with another 48 people suffering gun shot wounds.

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There have been 14 total homicides with 47 people shot and wounded in Chicago for 2018.

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The latest updates show Woodlawn,Englewood,and Austin neighborhoods have seen violence in recent days.

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The shooting death toll for 2018 in Chicago is already up to eight.

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There have been 37 Chicago homicides this month and 34 have been shooting deaths.  It brings the death toll for 2017 to 630, with 581 of those the result of gun violence.  So far this week three people have been shot and killed, the latest in the Austin and Chicago Lawn neighborhoods.

Governor Bruce Rauner says improved detection and better scrutiny of packages in the mail will reduce the spread of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.  The governor toured the Chicago International mailing facility on Tuesday with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti.  Illinois State Police Director Leo Schmitz also attended.

A high school teacher is accused of sexual misconduct.  Jennifer Boudinot, who graduated from Downers Grove North High School in the late 90’s says she was harassed, and since then more women have contacted her saying they were either harassed or assaulted.  The teacher is on leave.