McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend


*Photo: Founder of Kids Off the Block Diane Latiker, left, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel bow their heads during a vigil following the 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend. (Jessica Tezak/Chicago Tribune)

“The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far — once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had conditions under relative control until a particularly violent stretch on Sunday night.” ~ By Peter Nickeas, Jeremy Gorner and Bill Ruthhart | Tribune reporters

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