Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy of DNAinfo.com Chicago:
CHICAGO — In 2012, the body count — 506 murders — marked Chicago as America’s murder capital.
But here’s another grim statistic: Chicago police solved just 129 of those killings last year, a 25 percent clearance rate — the lowest in 21 years.
And even when police clear murder cases, that doesn’t mean someone always gets charged with murder.
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