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Could Hospital ERs Provide Missing Data on Police Shootings?
Feb. 8, 2016
If police violence is considered a public health issue, then doctors and nurses might be able to compile basic information about shootings involving law enforcement that go unreported.
Artists Respond to Violence and Strife in Chicago
Jan. 21, 2016
Two artists who have created work that speaks to some of Chicago’s underlying issues like police brutality and gun violence join us to talk about their work.
DCFS Watchdog: 8 State Wards Killed in Street Violence Last Year
Jan. 7, 2016
Laquan McDonald was one of eight wards of the state killed in street homicides last year. That number is more than twice as many as in any other year of the past five.
Will Obama's Action Create a Market for 'Smart' Guns?
Jan. 6, 2016
Supporters of "smart" gun technology hope that President Obama's initiative will prompt federal agencies to put in big purchase orders, unleashing the new market. Will it make us safer?
Looking at Violence with Financial Lens
Dec. 15, 2015
Health economist Ted Miller analyzes the financial toll of violence like mass shootings. He says the total cost of firearm injury in America is $235 billion a year.
Spike Lee Declares An Emergency In 'Chi-Raq'
Dec. 4, 2015
Lee adapts Aristophanes' Lysistrata into the story of a Chicago woman who pledges to withhold sex as leverage to stop violence.
A Tally Of Mass Shootings In The U.S.
Dec. 3, 2015
The shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., was the 355th mass shooting in the U.S. this year, or a little more than one per day. And it was wasn't even the only mass shooting on Wednesday.
Man Accused of Threatening University of Chicago Released
Dec. 1, 2015
The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat against the University of Chicago.
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