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July 22, 2012
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Cops: Social networking can help predict crime

Social scientists who have studied murder say they've gotten to where they can predict who is most likely to become a homicide victim

By Mark Konkol and Frank Main
SunTimes Media

CHICAGO — Over a 72-hour span on Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, gunfire claimed the lives of a dozen people. Another 45 were shot and wounded.

It was another in what's become a steady stream of violent weekends in Chicago. The figures are startling: Through June, the number of murders was up 37 percent over t...

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