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Crime incidents in Chicago saw an overall increase last month, with assault, theft and drug-related offenses leading reported incidents.
The number of crime incidents in Chicago last week remained about even with the previous week.
Crime incidents in Chicago saw an overall increase last week, for the second week in a row, according to data from CrimeoMeter.
Crime incidents in Elgin saw an overall increase last week, with theft and vandalism leading reported incidents.
Crime incidents in Elgin saw an overall decrease last week, with theft, assault and burglary leading reported incidents, according to police data from SpotCrime.
Crime incidents have dropped for the third week in a row, according to SpotCrime data.
In Elgin, the number of thefts continue to show a downward trend while assaults and vandalism are up.
Crime incidents in Elgin saw an overall decrease last week, for the second week in a row.
Overall crime decreases in Elgin.
Overall, crime Incidents in Elgin rose to 291 for the week of February 4, up from 257 the week before.
Crime incidents in Elgin dropped overall this month.
Assault has dropped and burglary has increased in Elgin, leading to an overall decrease in crime incidents.
Crime rates rose compared to the week before, led by incidents of theft and assault.
Crime in Elgin drops overall during Christmas week.
Incidents rose to 372 for the week of December 17, up from 360 the week before.
Crime incidents in Elgin saw an overall increase last week, mostly thefts and assaults.
Overall crime in Chicago is on the decline for the second month in a row.