A look at Chicago's violent crime statistics over the past three years

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 7, 2014 - 12:50 AM

A year ago, Chicago's battle with street gangs reached perhaps its lowest point, when Michelle Obama came home for the funeral of a 15-year-old honor student who was killed in a gang dispute. Since then, the number of homicides and other violent crimes that turned Chicago into a national symbol of gun violence have fallen sharply. Here's a look at some key crime statistics by year:

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