Chicago's Gun Violence
With 2016 being a historically violent year for Chicago, we've highlighted the efforts by local organizations to curb the city's gun violence.
Chicago Could Be Getting More Federal Help With Gun ViolenceBy Lindsay Gloor | February 3, 2017
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reportedly hopes to transfer about 20 agents to Chicago to form a task force.
Interrupting Chicago's Gun Violence In A Historically Awful YearBy Christian Bryant, Ben Schamisso | December 12, 2016
We shadowed CeaseFire Illinois' "violence interrupters" as they try to prevent Chicago gun violence in one of the deadliest years in decades.
How Social Media Can Be Used To Stop Gang ViolenceBy Ben Schamisso | December 2, 2016
This Columbia University professor and former Chicago social worker wants to use an algorithm to curb gun violence nationwide.
A Southside Chicago Memorial That 'Shouldn't Be Here'By Jamal Andress | November 15, 2016
A Southside Chicago woman created a memorial that honors each person killed in the city. After this summer, it's behind by more than 520 deaths.
Meet The Women Working To Make 2016 The Last Deadly Summer In ChicagoBy Jamal Andress | November 3, 2016
Chicago has a violence problem — but thousands of men and women are trying to end that violence.
Does Adding Police Reduce Crime? In Chicago, It's ComplicatedBy Jamal Andress | October 19, 2016
Professor Wesley Skogan has studied police in Chicago for over 30 years and says the department's "traditional culture" needs a change.
Chicago Native Jabari Parker: How To Help Kids On The South SideBy Christian Bryant | August 25, 2016
During a panel discussion hosted by ESPN's "The Undefeated," NBA forward Jabari Parker talked about how to keep Chicago kids away from crime.
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