“Gang-related” is a label that the Chicago Police Department applies to most murders in the city. Some residents inside Chicago neighborhoods, and even some crime experts, say police are too loose with the term.
Photographs of every site in Chicago where a murder took place laid out on a timeline turns into a cityscape where violence becomes a part of the fabric of the city. Elizabeth Brackett reports.
A new study shows Chicago has more police officers per resident than other major U.S. cities. So why is the city making national headlines with its crime rate? We take a closer look.