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Not "out of control"
What's up: Chicago's top cop, CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson, is pushing back against the perception of Chicago as a "city overrun by murder and violence," saying that certain parts of the city must be addressed at a downtown City Club of Chicago breakfast.
Why you care: November pushed homicides in the city to the highest level in nearly two decades, topping 700 homicides earlier this month. As of Johnson's statement...