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'Too bad:' Trump reacts to robbery at Cummings' Baltimore home

President Donald Trump appeared to sarcastically call out a break-in at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore home after a week of attacking the prominent African American lawmaker over the conditions of his Baltimore district -- even comparing the city's

Chicago had 10% drop in homicides in April

Homicides and shootings in Chicago continued to drop in April as law enforcement officials prepare for the violent crime surge that usually accompanies the city's warmer months, police said Wednesday.

Chicago murder rate drops for second year in a row

Chicago saw a significant drop in murders and gun violence for the second year in a row, according to police. Across the city, there were 100 fewer murders than in 2017, when 650 people were killed. Overall crime is down 10% since 2016, the year Chicago recorded its hig