Chicago's Homicide Rate Decreases For The Third Straight YearThe nation's third-most populous city has recorded 490 murders in 2019 as of Tuesday morning, Chicago police say -- about 13% lower than 2018's total of 564.
CPD: October Crime Stats Show Historic Lows In Murders, ShootingsChicago police released the October 2019 crime summary, which revealed a drop in crime throughout the city.
Chicago Police Release Stats Showing Crime Is Down For August This YearCrime is down across the city, according to new numbers released by the Chicago Police Department.
100 Days In: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Talks Property Taxes, Wrong Raids By Police, And What She's Learned In OfficeAs Mayor Lori Lightfoot completed her first 100 days in office Tuesday, she took credit for a renewed focus on the city’s neighborhoods and people – and weighed in on negotiations with teachers, crime and, and the repeated problem of police raiding the wrong homes.
31 Shot In Less Than 12 Hours, Police SayChicago Police say 31 people were shot — three fatally — in less than 12 hours in several neighborhoods of the city.
Memorial Day Weekend Shootings Reach A Total Of 39Over Memorial Day weekend, 39 people were shot in Chicago--seven of them were killed, police said.
Dozens Shot, Five Killed During Memorial Day Weekend In Chicago"From 11:00 to 3:00, our brave men and women in the police department are going to be out in the streets. We're also going to be asking community leaders to be out and be diligent to encourage our young people to go home."
Chicago's Violent Memorial Day Weekend Claims At Least Five LivesAs the Memorial Day weekend continues, Chicago police have responded to at least two dozen shootings.
Chicago Police Shoot Man In Lawndale NeighborhoodTwo Chicago police officers were on patrol Saturday night when they saw a man drinking in a vacant lot. Shots were later exchanged between the man and officers.
Armed Robberies Strike Businesses in Lincoln Park And Old TownArmed robbers struck businesses in Chicago's Old Town and Lincoln Park neighborhoods during the past few days, police said.
Burglars Ram Garages On South Side; Steal Bikes And Lawn-Care EquipmentPolice released photos of two men wanted in connection with a series of garage burglaries on the South Side.
Cell Phone Store In Lincoln Park Robbed Five Times In One WeekA rash of robberies at a cell phone store in the Lincoln Park neighborhood has prompted police to issue a community alert.
Five Arrested For Overnight Vehicle Break-Ins In The LoopFive men were arrested overnight Wednesday after breaking into vehicles in Chicago's Loop Theatre District.
Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot Addresses Chicago Crime PlanWith summer coming, mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is turning up the heat on Chicago police.
String Of Armed Robberies In Lawndale Prompts Community AlertChicago police are warning residents after a string of armed robberies in the Lawndale neighborhood.