Crime & Law


How Health and Housing Relate to Crime in Chicago

Low birth weight, childhood lead poisoning, pre-term births, and infant mortality rate all go hand in hand with the crime rate—but there are significant differences in how neighboring communities are affected.

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The Truth About Chicago’s Crime Rates: Part 2

Murder makes the headlines, but crimes like theft and assault are far more common in Chicago—and your chances of being a victim may be higher than the police are telling you.