Cook County State's Attorney's Office Makes Changes To Handling Murder CasesThe Cook County State's Attorney's office is changing the way it handles homicide cases, with the goal of getting more convictions.
Son Found Parents Stabbed To Death In Austin HomeA person was in custody Sunday afternoon after a son found his elderly parents stabbed to death early Sunday in their home.
Deaths Of Berwyn Couple Ruled A HomicideAuthorities in Berwyn are investigating the deaths of a couple, discovered in their home Friday.
2 Slain In Woodlawn As Chicago Surpasses 100 Homicides This YearTwo men were shot to death early Saturday in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, bringing the number of homicides in Chicago this year to 101.
Trump Takes Dig At Rahm Emanuel Over Chicago HomicidesPresident-elect Donald Trump says Rahm Emanuel, Chicago's mayor and President Barack Obama's former chief of staff, should ask for federal assistance if he can't bring down the city's rising homicide tally.
Chicago Soars Past 600 Homicides After Bloody OctoberWith 78 homicides, October was the second deadliest month of 2016, and Chicago surpassed 600 homicides for the first time in more than a decade.
Miserable Milestone: Chicago Surpasses 600 Homicides This YearNonfatal shootings also are way up citywide. As of last week, more than 2,100 people had been wounded this year and survived, compared with about 1,400 people shot in the same time period in 2015, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
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.