CHICAGO
01/04/2013 11:20 am ET

Chicago Murder Clearance Rate Worst In More Than 2 Decades

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy of DNAinfo.com Chicago:

CHICAGO — In 2012, the body count — 506 murders — marked Chicago as America’s murder capital.

But here’s another grim statistic: Chicago police solved just 129 of those killings last year, a 25 percent clearance rate — the lowest in 21 years.

And even when police clear murder cases, that doesn’t mean someone always gets charged with murder.

Read the whole story here.

HuffPost

BEFORE YOU GO

PHOTO GALLERY
Crime In Chicago
CONVERSATIONS