Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 8 homicides since Jan. 1, 2006.

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Sarai Michaels, 31
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10/10/11
12:30 a.m.
HT537029
100 W. Huron St.
Near North Side
Stabbing
Hotel/motel
Francis Walton, 60
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9/23/10
8:05 a.m.
HS529365
1500 W. 47th St.
New City
Stabbing
Hotel/motel
Salomon Abonce, 43
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9/8/10
4:25 p.m.
HS505346
8200 S. Halsted St.
Auburn Gresham
Gunshot
Hotel/motel
Juan Mendez, 34
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4/23/10
9:30 p.m.
HS272781
6000 N. Lincoln Ave.
West Ridge
Gunshot
Hotel/motel
Regina Warren, 47
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4/21/09
8:30 p.m.
HR281312
9100 S. Stony Island Ave.
Calumet Heights
Gunshot
Hotel/motel
Paulette Thomas, 55
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8/9/08
noon
HP503779
7600 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Greater Grand Crossing
Stabbing
Hotel/motel
Maratta Walker, 46
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5/20/08
1:03 p.m.
HP346254
900 W. Foster Ave.
Edgewater
Trauma
Hotel/motel
Gregory Gordon, 49
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1/31/08
3:24 p.m.
HP152072
4800 S. Michigan Ave.
Grand Boulevard
Gunshot
Hotel/motel

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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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