Trib App Puts Chicago Crime Data In Context
Posted: 11/6/2012  |  By: Michael Depp | Net News Check

In the tricky realm of data reporting, a new app from The Chicago Tribune wades into the city’s alarming crime rate.

Crime in Chicago, which debuted as a desktop app in early September, feeds from data on serious crimes in 77 different Chicago communities. It presents users with statistics on violent, property and quality-of-life-related crimes in table and map forms in a snapshot over the past 30 days.