Tracking America's unsolved homicides
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Congress considers bipartisan Homicide Victims' Families Rights Act
U.S. Reps. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) have introduced the bipartisan Homicide Victims’ Families Rights Act to permit clo...
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Police departments failed to report nearly 3,000 homicides in 2018
America’s coroners and medical examiners reported nearly 3,000 more homicides in 2018 than were reported by law enforcement officials – th...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
MAP Vice Chairman and visionary FBI analyst Eric Witzig dies at 73
Eric Warren Witzig, a veteran District of Columbia homicide detective who went on to investigate major serial murder cases for the FBI, has ...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Chicago Police make first arrest among 51 female strangulations
Chicago Police have arrested Arthur Hilliard and charged him with the homicide of Diamond Turner, the first arrest to be made among a large ...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
MAP sues FBI (and others) for failure to report thousands of homicides
The nonprofit Murder Accountability Project (MAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bu...
Monday, June 10, 2019
Chicago detectives update status of strangulation investigations
Detectives for the Chicago Police Department report they have obtained DNA evidence from 18 of the 51 victims of unsolved female strangulati...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Half of Native American homicides not reported to FBI
Law enforcement agencies failed to notify the FBI about nearly half of homicides of American Indians and Alaskan Natives commit...
Monday, February 18, 2019
Black murders accounted for all of America's clearance decline
Declining homicide clearance rates for African-American victims accounted for all of the nation’s alarming decline in law enfor...
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