Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 4 homicides since Jan. 1, 2006.

Name, age +
story
Date, time +
case number
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Community area
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Locale
Emonie Beasley-Brown, 3 weeks
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8/15/12 6000 S. Bishop St.
West Englewood
Suffocation
Marek Kaczmarczyk, 43
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5/13/12
12:30 a.m.
HV284070
4500 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Portage Park
Suffocation
Apartment
Colin Thies-Keogh, 8 months
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2/7/11
7:53 p.m.
HT151711
3900 N. Ashland Ave.
Lake View
Suffocation
Residence
Name Unknown, Newborn
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9/13/06
4:18 p.m.
HM599100
2800 W. Lexington St.
East Garfield Park
Suffocation
Alley

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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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