Inside the gun violence epidemic on Chicago’s South Side. This year alone, more than 2,100 people have been shot, more than 400 killed. The Fourth of July weekend was especially violent. Around 100 people were shot in just over four days. Adriana Diaz gained unique access to some of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods and crews that weekend for “CBSN: On Assignment.”.
Founded: Sep 18, 1927
The South Side is an area of the city of Chicago.It is the largest of the three Sides of the city that radiate from downtown—the others being the North Side and the West Side (while there is no East Side, because Lake Michigan runs along the city’s eastern border, there is an East Side community area on the South Side, in the far southeastern section of the city).
Dec 10, 2016 · Violence and Division on Chicago’s South SideViolence and Division on Chicago’s South Side. The median income is roughly twice the city average. The main shopping district, along 111th Street, maintains a bygone five-and-dime feel, lined as it is with hardware and shoe shops and shamrock-adorned bars.
Tale of Two Chicagos: Violence Plagues City’s South, West Sides. He has also welcomed the creation of a 16-member, Chicago-based task force of federal prosecutors, announced on Monday by the U.S Attorney’s Office, whose sole goal is to lock up violent criminals.
Nov 01, 2016 · CHICAGO wrestling with a rise in gun violence and turmoil in its police department, August seemed like the longest month. CHICAGO GANG SHOOTING ON THE SOUTH SIDE BIG MONT THE BEAT GOD. Loading
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Mar 18, 2016 · But the frequent headlines about violence in her hometown have shattered any fantasies she had about returning. For Bell, coming home to the South Side …
Sep 10, 2014 · An anti-violence rally held at the corner of 71st and Jeffery streets in the South Shore neighborhood drew hundreds of people protesting ongoing violence. Parts of the far South Side …
How a stretch of a South Side Chicago neighborhood rid itself of shootings. Share; Tweet A sign, advocating for an end to gun violence, is posted outside a Chicago home CBS News
Founded: Sep 18, 1927
Murder and shootings. 2016 began as the bloodiest initial quarter of a year in Chicago in decades. More than 100 people were shot just within the first 10 days of the year. By the end of March, the murder rate in Chicago had soared 72% compared to the same time frame in 2015, leaving 345 people murdered.
Aggravated assault: 1,946
But Chicago’s crime was never distributed evenly across the city, and the decline hasn’t been, either. In and around downtown, and on the North Side, neighborhoods with moderate numbers of
How Bad Is Violence in Chicago? Depends on Your Race. talking about sending in the National Guard to prevent violence on the South Side, a solution that one can easily imagine leading to new