Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 11 homicides since Jan. 1, 2006.

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Arthur Hearn, 88
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9/25/14
HX442273
8500 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chatham
Assault
Street
Joe Huff Jr., 86
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4/25/14
2:15 p.m.
HX236823
8400 S. Carpenter St.
Auburn Gresham
Gunshot
Residential Yard
Ellison Jordan Jr., 86
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4/21/12
HV252460
1900 S. Homan Ave.
North Lawndale
Assault
Apartment
Jacint Calderazzo, 88
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9/7/08
11:30 a.m.
HP558219
5000 S. Cicero Ave.
Garfield Ridge
Auto Crash
Parking lot/garage
George Davis, 86
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7/6/08
7:20 p.m.
HP436726
2700 W. Jackson Blvd.
East Garfield Park
Trauma
Porch/hallway
Joe Miller, 87
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9/23/07
HN606533
1300 S. Harding Ave.
North Lawndale
Restraint
Other
Josephine Schmitt, 85
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5/26/07
9:59 a.m.
HN366030
4000 N. Mozart St.
Irving Park
Stabbing
Residence
Betty Smith, 89
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3/3/07
12:33 a.m.
HN205011
6600 S. Lowe Ave.
Englewood
Gunshot
Residence
Sam Martorana, 86
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7/27/06
HM503572
5000 W. Waveland Ave.
Portage Park
Assault
Apartment
Samuel McKinley, 86
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5/27/06
HM377527
8600 S. Ashland Ave.
Auburn Gresham
Auto Crash
Parking Lot
Mary Elizabeth Jernigan, 88
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2/8/06
9:50 p.m.
HM169818
3800 W. Cermak Rd.
North Lawndale
Strangling
Apartment

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Tracking homicides in Chicago is an ongoing project of the RedEye. This site is updated regularly with information from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, the Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Breaking News Center. Information is subject to change. Data points appear Thursdays in RedEye’s print edition.

EveryBlock was a source for 2008 homicide data.

dataSteal the data that drives this application

This application is based on Homicide Report, created for the Los Angeles Times by Ken Schwencke. It was adapted for use in Chicago by Ryan Mark, Chris Groskopf, Joe Germuska and Brian Boyer.

Tracy Swartz wrangles the data and writes the posts.

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