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Holland Home assisted living facility in South Holland (Credit: CBS)

Last Of Three Deaths Tied To Nursing Home Ruled Natural

Robert Rundin, 88, was one of six residents of Holland Home who were hospitalized on Feb. 3. While three of those people have since recovered, Rundin and two others later died.

08/20/2015

Gary police investigate after a double homicide at 13th Avenue and Lane Street. (Credit: CBS)

Overwhelmed Police Sorting Through Seven Murders In Seven Days In Gary, Ind.

Two men were found fatally shot in Gary Thursday in a likely double homicide.

08/06/2015

The Chatham home where the bodies of a woman and three children were found. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Autopsy: Mother Found Dead In Chatham Home Strangled

28-year-old Latoya Jackson was found dead with her three children inside a home in the 8300 block of South Drexel on July 18. The bodes were decomposing and an initial autopsy was unable to determine the manner of death.

07/28/2015

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Zion Police Investigating Fatal Car Crash As Homicide

Police in north suburban Zion are conducting a homicide investigation in the death of a man found in a crashed vehicle early Sunday after they received dispatch calls of shots fired in the area.

07/26/2015

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Apparent Voicemail From Sandra Bland Released; Tests Revealed Marijuana, Cutting Scars

New information could shed more light on the death of Sandra Bland, of Naperville, who was arrested nearly two weeks ago in Waller County, Texas, and then was found dead three days later in her jail cell.

07/23/2015

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Dashcam Video From Sandra Bland’s Arrest To Be Released Tuesday

More details could emerge Tuesday into the circumstances leading to the death of a Naperville woman inside a Texas jail cell last week.

07/21/2015

Elgin police released still photographs and video of a person of interest in an April homicide on Tuesday. | Elgin police

Elgin Police Release Surveillance Video In April Homicide

Elgin police have released surveillance video of a person of interest in a fatal shooting in the northwest suburb in April.

07/14/2015

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Man Suspected Of Killing Girlfriend Arrested In Minnesota

A 33-year-old man suspected of killing his girlfriend at a northwest Indiana motel was arrested in Minnesota on Sunday after his mother contacted police.

06/08/2015

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Markham Man’s Death Ruled Homicide

Mark Angelous, 35, was killed in the 15700 block of Trumbull Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived on the same block and was pronounced dead at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey.

05/07/2015

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Opinion: Defensive Gun Use Doesn’t Make Up For Accidental Injuries, Homicides

No, friend, I’m not worried about an Uber driver who knows how to responsibly use a firearm — I’m worried about everyone else.

05/05/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Autopsy Concludes Zion Teen’s Death Was Homicide

Howell was shot while fleeing police about 2 p.m. on April 4, near 24th and Galilee, police said. A handgun was recovered, police said. Two witnesses have told the Sun Times that Howell was not armed at the time of the shooting.

04/28/2015

Shaquille Williams. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Ford Heights Homicide

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a homicide in Ford Heights last February, the Cook County Sheriff’s office said.

04/12/2015

The scene of the fire in East Garfield Park on March 8. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

East Garfield Park Woman’s Fire Death Ruled A Homicide

Margaret Noble, 79, died Saturday following the March 8 fire at her home in the 300 block of South Albany Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

03/24/2015

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Woman Killed, Man Critically Wounded In Gary Shooting

A woman was shot to death early Sunday morning in northwest Indiana.

03/15/2015

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Chicago Shooting Deaths Are Up … Or Down, Depending On How You Look At It

Johnson: It’s annoying that people constantly scream about year-to-year shooting statistics on every article that decides to use a different stat, and it’s annoying that we (the press) cling to year-to-year changes as if two years can tell our readers everything they need to know. Two years is nothing!

01/28/2015

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One Of The Final Homicide Victims Of 2014 Was A Devoted Father, Relatives Say

(STMW) — A man fatally wounded on New Year’s Eve at a South Side tire shop was a gregarious, churchgoing devoted father of three, relatives tell the Chicago Sun-Times. The violent death of Reginald Jones, […]

01/01/2015

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2014 On Track To See Fewer Homicides, With Some Chicago Neighborhoods Still Being Left Behind

As of November 30th, Chicago’s homicides are down when compared to last year. Though it looks likely 2014 will see fewer homicides than 2013, there are many factors, including a substantial rise in homicides in November, that could stop that from happening.

12/04/2014

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Year After Year, These Chicago Neighborhoods Continue To See The Most Homicides

Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.

11/26/2014

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The Chicago Neighborhoods That Didn’t See A Drop In Homicides

The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.

11/19/2014

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Chicago Homicide Rate Saw A Large Drop In 2013, But Still Lags Behind The Nation

With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.

11/10/2014

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