Plus eight other charts from the University of Chicago Crime Lab that help explain the city's soaring homicide numbers.
In 1992, the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old boy galvanized the city. Today’s violence is a reminder that underlying problems remain unsolved.
Citywide homicide rates obscure the vastly unequal safety risks that separate neighborhoods.
One victim was celebrating his 25th birthday on Bourbon Street. Another was a 2-month-old child fatally shot by her father in an Alaska hotel room.
Data does not support a talking point that’s become popular during the 2016 campaign.
And why the public won’t have access to it anytime soon.
On the other end of the line was a little girl. Her uncle had a gun.
More than a dozen cities have higher rates of shootings and homicides.
A Hospital Exec Is Desperate to Keep Kids from Getting Shot. So He’s Hosting Field Trips at the Morgue.
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.