Death Of 4-Year-Old West Englewood Boy Ruled HomicideThe death of a 4-year-old boy whose body was set on fire and found in a vacant Englewood home last month has been ruled a homicide.
Death Of 1-Month-Old South Chicago Girl Ruled HomicideThe death of a 1-month-old South Chicago neighborhood girl in June has been ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Police Shoot Person After Witnessing Homicide In Humboldt ParkChicago Police shot a male late Friday after witnessing a homicide in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Waukegan Man Charged With Homicide In Antioch OverdoseA north suburban man has been charged with selling the drugs that led to another man’s fatal overdose earlier this summer near Antioch.
Ashburn Infant Dies From Child Abuse InjuriesBryson Holman, of the 3200 block of West 83rd Place, was pronounced dead at 12:05 p.m. Saturday at his home, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. An autopsy Sunday determined he died of multiple injuries caused by abuse, and his death was classified a homicide.
Veteran Cab Driver, 59, Found Slain In Lincoln Square A disturbing discovery was made behind a Chicago Public Library in the Ravenswood neighborhood Monday morning: the body of a man shot to death in a cab.
Commentary: McCarthy's Firing Doesn't Even Begin To Fix Chicago's ProblemsChange won’t come from the the Mayor’s Office. Change will come from Chicago’s citizens, and the Mayor will be lucky if he's allowed to help.
19-Year-Old Man Shot To Death In AuroraA 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.
According To FBI Statistics, Chicago Lags Behind National Murder DecreasesWhile Chicago's murder totals have seen small declines, robberies and aggravated assaults have gone down at a faster rate than the nation as a whole.
FBI's Violent Crime Statistics For Every City In AmericaThe FBI's violent crime report is not a ranking — there are no winners, no losers. Mostly, these statistics are here to help individual cities track their crime over long periods of time...
FBI's New Rape Definition Leads To A More Comprehensive Look At Chicago CrimeAfter years of partially unreported violent crime statistics in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, Chicago’s numerical quirks have finally been hammered out...
Cook County's Rate Of Gun Deaths Low Compared To Some Neighbors, Southern StatesCook County, home to a city so infamous it has multiple nicknames inspired by its murder totals, has a smaller rate of gun deaths than many would expect.