Kenwood community looks for answers in murder spike
Residents say violence 'rare' in neighborhood Obama calls homeAugust 02, 2011
By Serena Maria Daniels and Jeremy Gorner, Tribune reporters
Police Board member Ghian Foreman becomes emotional while talking about the apparent increase in killings in Chicago's Kenwood and Hyde Park neighborhoods. Foreman, who lives in the area, was speaking at a board meeting at Chicago Police Department headquarters on Thursday. (Chris Sweda, Tribune photo)Residents are up in arms about a spurt of violence in the Kenwood and Hyde Park communities, not far from where Secret Service agents keep President Barack Obama's stately residence tightly guarded with concrete barriers.
Nearly 150 people packed a recent Chicago Police Board meeting to hear a response to the violence, which includes four slayings in a little more th
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