Chicago Sun-Times Establishing a Homicide Watch Site to Track Murders

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The Chicago Sun-Times is partnering with the founders of Washington, D.C.,'s Homicide Watch, Laura and Chris Amico, to launch a Chicago edition, the New York Times reports. The Sun-Times paid the Amicos for the technology to build the Web site. The paper plans to have its crime reporter, plus several general assignment reporters, cover murders and have interns track and follow up on the cases.

The Web site ( is scheduled to be up and running later this month. Jim Kirk, The Chicago Sun Times' editor in chief, said that . . .

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