Friday, July 06, 2012

Memo To "The Cycle" Pundits: Cliché Or Not ...

Heat wave claims first victims of the year: Precautions urged as high temperatures continue
The Banner
Updated July 2, 2012 at 02:53PM
BALTIMORE — The recent heat wave has contributed to the first 2012 heat-related deaths in Maryland, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) has announced.

One Montgomery County male adult (between the ages of 18-65) and one Wicomico County male senior (65 years or older) have died during this current heat wave. High temperatures are expected to continue this week.
16 shot in 6 hours Tuesday, Chicago police take on heat wave crime

Posted: Jul 03, 2012 8:41 PM CDT Updated: Jul 04, 2012 11:00 AM CDT
By Craig Wall, FOX Chicago News reporter - bio | email
CHICAGO (FOX Chicago News) - Chicago police know that the heat can lead to more trouble. They are gearing up with more officers on high visibility patrols.

Up to 16 people were wounded in shootings across the city since 5 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Three remain in area hospitals in critical condition, while a 15-year-old boy shot playing basketball was seriously wounded.

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