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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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Man Beaten To Death Over Stolen Skateboard In Romeoville

A southwest suburban man was beaten to death with baseball bats Sunday morning after confronting a group of teens for stealing his son’s skateboard several days earlier.

08/11/2014

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Woman Found Shot To Death In Gary

The woman was lying in a pool of blood and investigators noticed a trail of blood from a nearby wooded area.

08/09/2014

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Woman, 22, Murdered In Gary

A 22-year-old woman was found beaten to death in Gary, Ind. Saturday morning.

07/06/2014

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Chicago Man Shot, Killed In Lansing

A Chicago man was shot and killed Sunday morning in south suburban Lansing.

05/25/2014

Police said a 3-year-old girl's death at her home in the 3300 block of North Natchez Avenue was a homicide. (Credit: CBS)

DCFS Investigating Mother In Death Of 3-Year-Old Girl

Criminal charges could come later today in the death of a 3-year-old Northwest Side girl.

05/20/2014

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Cubs Parking Lot Attendant Killed At Home

Jabari Davis operated a lot for the Cubs on Irving Park Road for more than a decade. He was more than just another face, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

05/05/2014

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Hammond Woman Shot And Killed At Her Home

A woman was found shot to death at her home in Northwest Indiana early Sunday.

03/30/2014

Firefighters clear the scene at a fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Woman Found Fatally Stabbed At Southwest Side Fire Scene

The female was found with multiple stab wounds inside one of multiple structures that caught fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

02/07/2014

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Suspect Sought In Fatal Shooting Of 16-year-old

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Darryl Lee, 20, last known to live in the 7400 block of South Phillips Avenue.

01/31/2014

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Charges Filed In 1979 Gary Homicide

A former Gary man has been charged with murder in a 1979 case reopened more than 18 months ago, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

01/25/2014

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South Side Man Charged With Shooting Death Of Son

A man has been charged with fatally shooting his son early Tuesday in the Armour Square neighborhood on the South Side.

01/01/2014

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Flossmoor Boy Held On $2M Bond In Brother’s Murder

Michael Tigue, 15, appeared in bond court Saturday, where Cook County Judge James Brown set bond at $2 million.

12/22/2013

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.

12/20/2013

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Woman Found Dead On Northwest Side After Domestic Incident

Officers found the woman unresponsive in the street in the 4800 block of North Moody Avenue about 5 a.m.

11/28/2013

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Body Found In Torched Car In Gary

A police officer patrolling in Midtown on Monday saw the charred, metal shell left at the dead-end of a block of vacant, burned-out homes and overgrown, weedy lots in Gary.

11/05/2013

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Shooting Death Is Gary’s 43rd Homicide, Tying Last Year’s Total

An argument outside the Blue Room early Monday led to gunfire, leaving a Gary man dead and his alleged killer in custody.

10/15/2013

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