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.
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.
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.
More details could emerge Tuesday into the circumstances leading to the death of a Naperville woman inside a Texas jail cell last week.
Elgin police have released surveillance video of a person of interest in a fatal shooting in the northwest suburb in April.
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.
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.
No, friend, I’m not worried about an Uber driver who knows how to responsibly use a firearm — I’m worried about everyone else.
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.
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.
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.
A woman was shot to death early Sunday morning in northwest Indiana.
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!
(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, […]
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.