Chicago Police: Murders, Shootings Down For 9th Straight MonthFor the ninth-straight month this year, Chicago saw a reduction in gun violence in November, the police department announced early Friday.
Colorado Arrest May Be Break In Delphi, Ind. MurdersAn Indiana sex offender detained this week in Denver could be linked with the murder of two girls in February.
Expanded Resources Helped Keep Shootings Down Memorial Day WeekendTargeted enforcement, raids and hundreds of additional police officers patrolling the city all played a role in the plan to keep violence down in Chicago this Memorial Day weekend.
Murders Up In April, But Shootings Down Overall This YearAccording to the Chicago Police Department, shootings were down 13% for the first four months of the year, compared to the same time in 2016
Johnson Sees "Room For Optimism" In CPD February Crime DataWhile murders and shootings through February in Chicago saw only a slight decline from last year, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said there was reason for optimism in the city’s two most violent police districts.
November Ends As Third Deadliest Month In 2016 In ChicagoCrime statistics released by the Chicago Police Department on Thursday showed November was the third deadliest month of the year, with the city on pace to have the highest number of murders in nearly 20 years.
Chicago Passes 2015 Murder Total With 4 Months Left In 2016Chicago ticked past a pair of grim milestones as August passed into September. Chicago Police said 90 people were murdered in the city in August. A few hours into Sept. 1, the total number of murders in 2016 reached 469, exceeding the tally for all of last year.
How Chicago's Crime Rates Compare To The Rest Of America: Not Bad, But Not GreatGood news: Naperville, Illinois has some of the lowest rates in America.
Spike In Violent Crime In Chicago ContinuesAmid the deadliest start to the year in nearly two decades, Interim Chicago Police Supt. John was assuring Chicagoans that extra patrols have been putting in extra hours to help fight crime.
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...
Opinion: Chicago's Failed To Lower Homicides, Here's What We Need To DoWe act aghast in months where homicides spike in Chicago, but we shouldn't be surprised. This has become the norm, and that should make everyone very, very angry.