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.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
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.
With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.
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.
The woman was lying in a pool of blood and investigators noticed a trail of blood from a nearby wooded area.
A 22-year-old woman was found beaten to death in Gary, Ind. Saturday morning.
A Chicago man was shot and killed Sunday morning in south suburban Lansing.
Criminal charges could come later today in the death of a 3-year-old Northwest Side girl.
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.
A woman was found shot to death at her home in Northwest Indiana early Sunday.
The female was found with multiple stab wounds inside one of multiple structures that caught fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Darryl Lee, 20, last known to live in the 7400 block of South Phillips Avenue.
A former Gary man has been charged with murder in a 1979 case reopened more than 18 months ago, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
A man has been charged with fatally shooting his son early Tuesday in the Armour Square neighborhood on the South Side.
Michael Tigue, 15, appeared in bond court Saturday, where Cook County Judge James Brown set bond at $2 million.
A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.
Officers found the woman unresponsive in the street in the 4800 block of North Moody Avenue about 5 a.m.
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.
An argument outside the Blue Room early Monday led to gunfire, leaving a Gary man dead and his alleged killer in custody.