Murder Victims

Anita Alvarez

Memorial Service Held At UIC For Families Of Murder Victims

The families of murder victims filled the UIC Forum in the South Loop Saturday for a memorial ceremony sponsored by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. It was the 24th consecutive year that it has sponsored the event.


Two unidentified homicide victims found in Newton County, Ind., in October 1983. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Indiana State Police Seek Help Identifying 1983 Murder Victims

Indiana State Police and authorities in Jasper and Newton counties are asking for help to identify three homicide victims from a cold case dating back 30 years.


Photos of murder victims were displayed at an "Urban Dolorosa" event at St. Sabina Church on Nov. 1, 2011, to honor the 260 young people murdered in Chicago since 2008. (Credit: CBS)

‘Urban Dolorosa’ March Honors Murder Victims

Gun violence against children must end. That was the message a huge crowd took to the streets of Chicago Tuesday night.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about two recent shootings in Chicago during an unrelated press conference on Aug. 9, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor: Consoling Slain Kids’ Families ‘One Of The Hardest Parts Of My Job’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday that one of the hardest parts of his job is consoling the parents of a child who has been murdered – such as the family of 6-year-old Arianna Gibson, who was slain on Sunday in Englewood.