Chicago Crime Rate

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McCarthy: Every Major Category Of Crime Down This Year

“There is an unacceptable level of violence, but the progress we’re making is undeniable,” Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times.


Seven people were shot, two of them fatally, at a Church's Chicken at 66th and Halsted streets on Dec. 27, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Murder Rate Down Everywhere In Chicago But Englewood

The murder rate is dropping overall in Chicago, with one neighborhood standing out as a major exception.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011