Chicago Crime Statistics Blog

Why Do People Want to Steal my Catalytic Converter?

When your car burns fuel to run, it produces harmful toxins which are released into the environment. A catalytic converter is a metal...

Jussie Smollett Sentenced to Jail in Chicago Cook County Courtroom

In a criminal case that took over two years to wind its way from the initial alleged crime to a conclusion in which...

Chicago Criminal Case Arrests Drop During Coronavirus Outbreak

During the period of time from late March to late April last month (the time period involving the first 30 days of Governor...

Putting the Squeeze on Violent Crime as It Slips Through Police Fingers

Violent crime in Chicago is a serious epidemic that has been on the rise in recent years, leaving law enforcement scrambling to find...

White House Blames Out of State Gun Dealers for Chicago Violence

President Obama has taken a bold stance on gun violence happening here in Chicago by shifting the blame to out of state gun...

Chicago Isn’t the Most Violent Illinois City

Chicago has been in the news quite a bit lately. Most – if not all – of what's being reported is far from...