"I didn't predict how fast the situation would escalate."
With the ATF stretched thin, licensed firearms dealers can go years without close scrutiny.
“Everything’s unknown in that situation,” said Doctor Kip Adrian, who says his team treats about 100 gunshot victims a year.
What we've learned after two years on the beat.
Internal memo called for federal officers to flood the city's highest-crime neighborhoods.
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.
For the past three years, Brenda Herron has struggled to support four kids she welcomed into her home. The cost of caring for one who was shot over the holidays threatens financial ruin.
We can’t understand gun violence without the full picture.
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.
“These tools are not replacing people,” says Deputy Chief Jonathan Lewin, “but they improve our capacity to do our job."