In a Field Museum exhibition, a Chicago photographer teams with a nationally known journalist to document and explore the North Dakota oil boom. Hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – passed the Illinois House legislature, and the controversial drilling practice will soon have implications for the state. We revisit a preview of Fractured: North Dakota's Oil Boom. View a slideshow of images from the exhibit and read a web article.
The structure of Chicago gangs isn't what it used to be. The hierarchical organization of the past is largely gone, replaced by many smaller and fractured groups. We talk to three men with experience in dealing with gangs who give us their view of why young people belong to gangs and carry out violence.