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University of Chicago Crime Lab Gets $1M

The University of Chicago Crime Lab received a $1 million grant that will be used to grow its policy work and study crime problems.

With more resources to tackle the city's crime problems, the Crime Lab will be able to keep up with the city legislators' accelerated timetables, said the Chicago Tribune.

So what types of research may the grant fund?

When Can Police Impound Your Car?

While it may be inconvenient, police can impound your car for several reasons.

Getting your car back after it's been impounded is a costly legal process, but understanding why your car was impounded can help you avoid going through it again.

So when can police impound your car?