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Extra Extra: Study Says Lead Exposure Linked To Violent Crime

By Selena Fragassi in News on Jun 7, 2015 8:00PM

  • Can lead exposure be a contributing factor to increased rates of crime in urban areas? One study says so. "The toxic metal [robs people] of gray matter in the parts of the brain that enable people to pay attention, regulate emotions and control impulses." [Tribune]

  • DNAinfo's Mark Konkol has a suggestion to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning on their no Blackhawks apparel rule: go bare-chested. Keep that in mind for Game 5. [DNAinfo Chicago]

  • Welp. There was a police-involved shooting right near the 606 trail on opening day. No one was injured and a suspect is in custody, but that has not stopped many from questioning how the trail will be patroled. [WGN]

  • Chicago has made another list: The #4 city for dog attacks on mail carriers. [Sun-Times]

  • Netflix series "Sense8" premiered Friday and aleady Chicago is one of its stars with a number of landmarks appearing in the series. It is from the Wachowski siblings after all. [DNAinfo Chicago]
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