Chicago saw its deadliest Memorial Day weekend for gun violence since 2015. The 10 deaths are a jarring reminder that even a coronavirus pandemic and a statewide stay-at-home order cannot halt shootings in the city.
By Don Babwin, Corey Williams, Associated Press
Every day, guns are used to kill roughly 100 Americans and injure hundreds more. Chicago has been a particular locus of gun violence; this past weekend, 48 people were shot there -- eight fatally. Among the dead were two young…
Chico Tillmon went from being a leader in a gang, to steering inner-city young from a life of crime.
By Kenya Downs
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, Megan Crigger
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