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More than a dozen cities have higher rates of shootings and homicides.
Shot and Forgotten
Khari Edwards wants young students to see for themselves how much harm bullets can do.
St. Louis has a murder rate three times higher than Chicago's. “We need to declare a state of emergency,” says one resident.
A detective shortage is one likely contributor to the city’s soaring homicide rate.
“They only kill us because of our skin color and our race.”
The spasm of violence spread across half a dozen states within a 19-hour time period.
Gun violence again marred the annual pre-dawn Brooklyn street party, despite aggressive security measures implemented following the murder of a governor's aide last year.
The totals were too familiar: At least 4,100 people killed. More than 8,650 wounded. But this year they came with the stirring of a national conversation about the communities gun violence affects most.
The city's worst month for gun violence since 1997 puts its total shootings for 2016 ahead of the number recorded during all of last year.
Tim King founded Urban Prep Academies to help Chicago’s young black men succeed. Each time a current or former student is killed in a shooting, he has the difficult task of delivering the news.
A shared stage at the DNC spotlights how three forms of violence feed into one another.
A double-digit increase in the gun homicide rate may prime the hometown audience for the party's calls for tougher firearms laws.
Focusing on the neighborhood level is the best way to understand violence in America. Here are six charts that prove it.
Years of research indicate that police abuse can contribute to the conditions that make everyday gun violence harder to stop.
An interactive map of shootings shows that near Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena alone, at least 23 people were hit by gunfire between June 2015 and June 2016.