Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 7 homicides since Jan. 1, 2006.

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Michael McKenna, 58
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12/8/06
3:14 p.m.
HM763064
500 W. Madison St.
Near West Side
Gunshot
Office
Paul Goodson, 78
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12/8/06
3:14 p.m.
HM763064
500 W. Madison St.
Near West Side
Gunshot
Office
Allen Hoover, 65
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12/8/06
3:14 p.m.
HM763064
500 W. Madison St.
Near West Side
Gunshot
Office
David Cornbleet, 64
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10/24/06
11:30 p.m.
HM680112
1 N. Michigan Ave.
Loop
Stabbing
Office
Joseph Ware, 36 8/10/06
3:15 a.m.
HM530961
2100 W. 79th St.
Auburn Gresham
Gunshot
Office
Gary Poter, 48
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5/16/06
8:15 a.m.
HM353570
5400 N. Cumberland Ave.
Ohare
Stabbing
Office
Cornelio Valadez, 43
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3/7/06
3 a.m.
HM217519
3700 S. Halsted St.
Bridgeport
Gunshot
Office

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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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