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.
Opinion: Young Millennials Don't Vote And It's Mostly Your Fault (Yes, You Specifically)Wagging your finger at the kids for their rockin' and their rollin' and their not votin' doesn't help.
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...
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.
Opinion: How NOT To Comment On Sexual Assault Cases"I have a suggestion for anyone who isn't familiar with the complexities of sexual assault in America: shut up."
What The Most Violent Memorial Day Weekend In Over A Decade Means For ChicagoWe took a look at 10 years of violent crime statistics to get a better idea of what Chicago's Memorial Day weekend violence really means...
Opinion: Defensive Gun Use Doesn't Make Up For Accidental Injuries, HomicidesNo, friend, I'm not worried about an Uber driver who knows how to responsibly use a firearm -- I'm worried about everyone else.
Sexual Assaults By Neighborhood, A Tale Of Two ChicagosThe narrative of Chicago’s crime is a tale of two cities – one safe, one violent. For proof, look no further than the number of reported sexual assaults across Chicago’s 77 community areas.
Opinion: Who Cares If Murders Are Up, It's Not Like It's Affecting Your Neighborhood?Violence is up, let's blame the guns... I guess? Anyone else tired of the city's favorite scapegoat?
Sexual Assault In A Big City: Is There A Lack Of Priority?When it comes to safety, a city is often judged by the number of homicides and shootings it has in a year. Where does that leave other crimes like criminal sexual assault? Not a priority, say some sexual assault advocates.
The Most Violent Big Cities In Each State 2014According to the FBI, violent crime and property crime were down nationwide for the first half of 2014 -- but did America's big cities also see drops?