05/15/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Chicago Police Say Crime, Including Murders, Down This Year

Crime in Chicago dropped 10.3 percent during the first two months of the year, compared with the same period last year, police said.

There were eight fewer murders reported during January and February than during those months last year, according to preliminary statistics released Friday by the Chicago Police Department.

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