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Wake Up and Face the Music, Chicago

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 10.11.2014 | Chicago
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

Chicago native Franklin Vanderbilt, who has spent the past seven years touring as a drummer with Lenny Kravitz, has a suggestion: Start intervention a lot sooner in life. Swap a gun with a guitar or a set of drum sticks and you never know what kind of an influence you can make in a child's life.

LOOK: The 10 Most Violent Cities In The World

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 04.25.2013 | World

Though cities such as Chicago and Mexico's Ciudad Juarez hold reputations as hubs of gun violence, neither sniffs the top 10 in this year's ranking of...

Chicago Isn't the Only City With a Gun Violence Problem: The Stories of the 904

Melissa Ross | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime
Melissa Ross

It's a paradox that can be difficult for many to understand. Nationally, crime rates are down, but high-crime pockets are still present in so many American cities.