Chico Tillmon went from being a leader in a gang, to steering inner-city young from a life of crime.
By Kenya Downs
How do you stop a “contagious” outbreak of violence? For Chicago, 2016 is already the deadliest year in more than two decades. John Yang visits the city to understand why the problem is so entrenched and to meet the people…
By PBS NewsHour
The deadliest year occurred in 1974, when homicides took 970 lives. But the past two years have also seen a sharp rise in mounting violence.
By Laura Santhanam and Megan Crigger
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