Murders And Shootings Are Up For February: CPD Crime StatisticsNew Chicago crime numbers for February are out, and murders and shootings are up.
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.
Crime Not Declining In Every Chicago NeighborhoodAcross the board, violent crime is on the decline and that includes homicides. But police and public officials said they're not satisfied. That's also the case with some in the community.
CPD: Crime Numbers Lower Now Than A Year AgoFor the first six months of 2018, there were 252 homicides. CPD said that's 79 less than the same period in 2017.