A novel program turns bystanders into first responders.
The arrest of Francisco Sanchez for illegal gun possession adds to the troubles facing Cure Violence in its hometown.
The future of gun violence prevention depends on decoding how tweeted taunts send bullets flying.
A Baltimore principal wants her kids to better understand how certain relationships boost the odds that they will be shot.
Read the Open Letter Published By An ‘Unshackled’ Former U.S. Attorney on Chicago’s Gun Violence Problem
“My hope and goal is to just speak truth,” wrote Zachary Fardon, who resigned this week as the city’s top prosecutor.
Cure Violence is expanding in the five boroughs.
Cure Violence has shown promise in reducing violent crime. But with its funding slashed in its home city, a few remaining foot soldiers are struggling to make a difference in neighborhoods gripped by fear.
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.