Melissa Stratton

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West Loop »

Long Wait for Police 'Appalling,' Victim of West Loop Daylight Attack Says

Ald. Burnett said victim Julia Evans' wait for police was "unacceptable" after the attack last month.

Chicago »

Chicago Murder Clearance Rate Worst in More Than 2 Decades

Chicago police solved 25 percent of murders in 2012 — the lowest clearance rate in 21 years.

Chicago »

The Officials Murder Count for 2012: 506 in Chicago

The murder tally for 2012 marks the highest in four years for the city.

Lincoln Park & Old Town »

Bones Found in Chicago River May Be Those of Missing Man

There have been numerous drownings over the years near the site where vehicle was recovered.