View Full Version : Violence touching unlikely communities in Chicago

09-06-2015, 11:25 PM
By Lolly Bowean (http://www.chicagotribune.com/chi-lolly-bowean-staff.html#navtype=byline) Chicago Tribune

Diane Limas says the sound of gunfire has become so common outside her house in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood that she's frequently calling police to complain.

With increasing gang problems to blame, she even makes sure that her adult brother whom she cares for doesn't leave the home dressed in colors that might draw the wrath of gangbangers.

"I double-lock my doors," she said last week. "I tell my brother to stay away from the windows. I'm calling the police every week."

As summer draws to an unofficial close on Labor Day, the rise in violence plaguing Chicago this year has even spread to unlikely communities such as Albany Park, a laid-back, diverse working-class neighborhood made up of handsome brick bungalows and two-flats.

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