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Rahm on Curbing Violence: 'It's Not One Thing. It's Everything'                                 (DNAinfo, July 21, 2014)

Youth program gets more funding                                                                                 (Chicago Tribune, July 21, 2014)

Money for nothing: State paid UIC $498,355 for subpar study                                   (Chicago Sun-Times, July 21, 2014)

Crime Tracker investigation: A breakdown on shootings in New Orleans                 (WAFB New Orleans, July 17, 2014)

Cokie Roberts: Chances of getting murdered in New York are 1 in 25,000; in Honduras it's 1 in 14                                                                                                         (PolitiFact.com, July 14, 2014)

Calculating the cost of Chicago violence                                                                      (ABC 7 News, July 8, 2014)

'No miracle cures' to solving crime, expert says                                                           (The Indianapolis Star, July 6, 2014)

Why law enforcement missed Elliot Rodger’s warning signs                                     (The Washington Post: Wonkblog, June 17, 2014)

One Key to Success: A Belief in a Future                                                                      (The New York Times, June 10, 2014)

Keeping guns out of the hands of criminals                                                                  (Chicago Tribune, June 1, 2014)

Why law enforcement was powerless to stop Elliot Rodger from buying guns         (The Washington Post: Wonkblog, May 29, 2014)

Majority of Illegally Owned Guns First Bought Out of State: Police, Mayor                (DNAinfo, May 28, 2014)

Chicago unveils bold new plan to block illegal gun sales and prevent shootings    (The Guardian, May 28, 2014)

City aims in right direction                                                                                              (Chicago Sun-Times, May 28, 2014)

Emanuel's gun shop proposal would limit locations, require record of buyers          (ABC 7 News, May 27, 2014)

Emanuel Wants To Require Videotaping Of All Gun Sales In Chicago                       (CBS Chicago, May 27, 2014)

Plan for city gun shops would limit sites, require sales be taped                         (Chicago Sun-Times, May 27, 2014)

Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands                                                   (Chicago Tribune, May 2, 2014)

Henry Fernandez: 5 proven strategies to reduce violence in New Haven                 (New Haven Register, April 8, 2014)

With MPS in transition, here are 5 ideas to move forward                                           (Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, March 31, 2014)

Tackling Chicago's 'crime gap'                                                                                       (CNN, March 13, 2014)

Why half of urban kids drop out                                                                                     (CNN, March 12, 2014)

A Top-Heavy Focus on Income Inequality                                                                    (The New York Times, March 8, 2014)

Blue Sky Bakery Invites Guests to Talk About Crime Over Brunch                            (DNAinfo, March 4, 2014)

How should the U.S. improve opportunity for young men of color?                           (PBS, February 27, 2014)

Tutoring & Mentoring Show Significant Results for High School Students                (WTTW 11, February 27, 2014)

Obama Will Announce Initiative to Empower Young Black Men                                 (The New York Times, February 27, 2014)

'My Brother’s Keeper': Obama confronts obstacles facing young men of color        (DC Decoder, February 27, 2014)

President Obama unveils initiative to help young men of color                                  (Chicago Sun-Times, February 27, 2014)

President To Recognize Chicago Program For At-Risk Youth                                     (CBS Chicago, February 26, 2014)

How Easy Is it To Get A Gun? U of C Crime Lab Gets $1 Million to Find Out             (DNAinfo, February 21, 2014)

Crime Lab wins $1 mil grant                                                                                            (Chicago Maroon, February 21, 2014)

MacArthur recognizes Crime Lab with award                                                               (WBEZ, February 20, 2014)

Foundation Awards $1M Grants to Several Nonprofits                                                (The New York Times, February 20, 2014)

Crime Lab makes impact for Chicago youth                                                                 (The University of Chicago, February 20, 2014)

U. of C. Crime Lab awarded $1 million                                                                           (Chicago Tribune, February 20, 2014)

University of Chicago crime lab awarded $1M MacArthur Foundation grant (Chicago Sun-Times, February 19, 2014)

MacArthur Prize Winners Use Data, Communications, and Technology Creatively (The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 19, 2014)

University of Chicago Crime Lab gets $1 million MacArthur award                             (Crain's Chicago Business, February 19, 2014)

President Obama to launch major new effort to help young men of color                 (The Washington Post, February 10, 2014)

WGN Morning News Coverage                                                                                      (WGN, January 28, 2014)

University of Chicago on CLTV                                                                                      (CLTV, January 28, 2014)

How to fix public schools and put people to work                                                       (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution January 28, 2014)

Intensive Small-Group Tutoring and Counseling Helps Struggling Students             (The New York Times, January 27, 2014)

U. Of C. Math Tutoring Program To Expand At CPS                                                     (CBS Chicago, January 27, 2014)

Emanuel vows to expand promising program that combines math tutoring and mentoring                                                                                                                                (Chicago Sun-Times, January 27, 2014)

Targeted Tutoring Can Reduce ‘Achievement Gap’ for CPS Students                       (Newswise, January 27, 2014)

WBBM-AM Radio Coverage                                                                                         (WBBM, January 27, 2014)

ABC 7 Eyewitness News Coverage                                                                               (ABC 7 Chicago, January 27, 2014)

WGN News at Five Coverage                                                                                         (WGN, January 27, 2014)

Is algebra the key to keeping boys in school and off the streets?                              (Aljazeera, January 23, 2014)

Chi-raq: How teenagers view Chicago                                                                          (Chicago Sun-Times, January 8, 2014)

Dealer: Chicago gun sales 'a business opportunity'                                                     (Northwest Indiana Times, January 7, 2014)

Sharp fall in killing in biggest US cities                                                                          (The Australian, January 4, 2014)

South Side teen's life, death emblematic of many struck down last year                   (Chicago Tribune, January 3, 2014)

Thousands of felony gun cases are being dismissed in Cook County criminal courts                                                                                                                              (The Chicago Reporter, December 19, 2013)

Judges need to study sentencing                                                                                  (Chicago Sun-Times, Decmeber 16, 2013)

Sports coaches can help curb youth violence                                                              (thetowntalk.com, December 11, 2013)

Gun violence and murder are on the decline in Chicago                                            (MSNBC, November 28, 2013)

This New Bill Could Put 2,500 More People In Prison: Meet the Organization Trying to Stop It                                                                                                               (Yes! Magazine, November 27, 2013)

Justice Anne Burke Calls for Changing How Courts Punish Kids With Guns             (DNAinfo, November 26, 2013)

Boot camp less effective than prison for gun offenders: study                                   (Chicago Sun-Times, November 25, 2013)

Are the Hurdles Too High? To be Young, Male and Homeless in America               (Youth Today, November 21, 2013)

Rahm's Chicago                                                                                                               (Politico, November 2013)

To Solve a Social Problem, You Need More Than a Theory — You Need a Randomized Controlled Trial                                                                                          (Wired, November 12, 2013)

Unlearning Gun Violence                                                                                               (The New York Times, November 11, 2013)

Emanuel bid for gun-crime crackdown runs into roadblocks                                      (Chicago Tribune, November 7, 2013)

Solution to youth violence: The sports coach                                                               (The Hill Blog, November 7, 2013)

No Room for Emanuel to Jail Gun Criminals Tormenting City                                     (Bloomberg, November 7, 2013)

A community in pain is willing to give Sharpton a try                                                   (Medill Reports, November 5, 2013)

When families struggle                                                                                                   (Chicago Tribune, November 3, 2013)

Women: The Newest Weapon in the Fight Against Gun Violence                              (The Atlantic, October 30, 2013)

Alan Greenspan Played Daily Show's Jon Stewart                                                       (The Huffington Post, October 30, 2013)

Proposed Minimum Sentencing Law In Illinois Faces Scrutiny                                    (Wisconsin Public Radio, October 24, 2013)

Grieving Parents Seek Tougher Gun Laws                                                                   (blackvoicenews.com, October 22, 2013)

Tougher Gun Laws Would Have Kept Murder Victims in Jail, Top Cop Says             (DNAinfo, October 22, 2013)

Kirk, McCarthy see toughened sentencing as curb to Chicago gun violence (Medill Reports Chicago, October 22, 2013)

Gun crime sentence reform draws both ire, praise                                                      (Northwest Herald, October 22, 2013)

Researchers say Emanuel should hire cops, not push mandatory minimums           (WBEZ, October 21, 2013)

Could Stiffer Penalties for Illegally Carrying a Gun Reduce Violence in Chicago? (The Atlantic, October 17, 2013)

Editorial: Real consequences for gun crimes                                                                (Chicago Tribune, October 17, 2013)

Emanuel's latest gun crime push faces unclear future at Capitol                             (Chicago Tribune, October 15, 2013)

The real costs of gun crimes                                                                                          (Chicago Tribune, October 15, 2013)

McCarthy: U Of C Study Makes The Case For Stronger Gun Sentences                   (Progress Illinois, October 14, 2013)

U. of C. study bolsters call for stiffer firearms sentences: police supt.                        (Chicago Sun-Times, October 13, 2013)

Fixing schools to fix Chicago                                                                                          (Chicago Tribune, October 13, 2013)

“My baby was shot with a gun that was bigger than he was.”                                     (The Washington Post - Wonkblog, October 12, 2013)

Tougher gun possession sentences would cost $1 bil. over 10 years: state              (Chicago Sun Times, October 8, 2013)

Top cop, prosecutor want to keep gun felons out of boot camp                                (Chicago Sun-Times, October 5, 2013)

UC researchers find link between freshman algebra, murder rate                             (Fox Chicago, September 30, 2013)

Chicago residents, officials: Violence is not unique to city                                          (The Grio, September 23, 2013)

Can Millions Of Dollars Solve Chicago's Gun Violence Problem?                               (Forbes, September 20, 2013)

Three-year-old among 13 shot in Chicago                                                                    (Financial Times, Sepetmber 20, 2013)

Public Enemies: Social Media Is Fueling Gang Wars in Chicago                                 (Wired, September 17, 2013)

Urban Crime Summit convenes Monday at UMKC                                                     (Kansas City Star, September 15, 2013)

The Gun Report: September 13, 2013                                                                            (The New York Times, September 13, 2013)

Being poor changes your thinking about everything                                                   (The Washington Post - Wonkblog, September 13, 2013)

Chicago City Council Reluctantly Ends Gun Registry                                                   (The New York Times, September 12, 2013)

Missouri attorney general to host summit on urban crime in KC, St. Louis                (The Kansas City Star, September 2, 2013)

Bullet-proof Jobs: Summer Employment May Help Stem Youth Violence                 (In These Times, August 30, 2013)

Democrats Propose Bill For Hefty Tax Increase On Guns, Ammunition                     (CBS DC, August 27, 2013)

Crime-weary Chicago sees progress, but some kids still caught in crossfire            (NBC Nightly News, August 12, 2013)

Two rays of good news in Chicago's summer of violence                                           (Crain's Chicago Business, August 9, 2013)

Crime Lab study finds youth employment program has impact on violent crime arrests                                                                                                                                 (phys.org, August 8, 2013)

The secret sauce for preventing youth violence                                                          (Chicago Sun-Times, August 7, 2013)

Study: Chicago's Youth Employment Program Helps Reduce Violence                    (Progress Illinois, August 7, 2013)

Youth program wins praise for reducing crime                                                             (WGN News, August 6, 2013)

U. of C. study backs activists’ push for jobs for youths to reduce violence (Chicago Sun-Times, August 6, 2013)

Study: Chicago's One Summer Plus Youth Employment Program Cuts Violent Crime Arrests in Half                                                                                                       (eNews Park Forest, August 6, 2013)

Arrests down among youths who got jobs, therapy: U. of C. study                            (Chicago Sun-Times, August 5, 2013)

Gun court plan ‘not such a good idea,’ Toni Preckwinkle says                                   (Chicago Sun-Times, July 31, 2013)

Cook County nixes gun-court idea: Commissioner John Fritchey                              (Chicago Sun-Times, July 29, 2013)

Wrongly accused                                                                                                           (Chicago Tribune, July 26, 2013)

Durbin, Dart ask police to help trace guns used in violent crimes                              (Fox Chicago News Channel 32, July 22, 2013)

Durbin wants more police departments to trace guns                                                 (KSDK Channel 5, July 22, 2013)

Durbin Bill Urges Law Enforcement to Take Advantage of Federal Gun Tracing Resources                                                                                                                                         (Office of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, July 22, 2013)

Time to get serious about tracking criminals’ guns                                                     (Chicago Sun Times, July 22, 2013)

Durbin, Dart press more police use of gun tracing system                                          (Chicago Tribune, July 22, 2013)

‘They could have killed me very easily’: One Colombian mayor’s fight against homicide                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (The Washington Post - Wonkblog, July 13, 2013)

A Violent Weekend in Chiago Despite a Recent Trend of Decreasing Homicides   (The New York Times, July 8, 2013)

Why is Chicago always so much more violent?                                                            (Crain's Chicago Business, July 8, 2013)

Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime                                                            (KUHF, July 2, 2013)

How a $50 million safety initiative can leave a national legacy                                  (Crain's Chicago Business, June 27, 2013)

Eric Schmidt & Obama Chief Data Scientist Bring Data Fellowship to Chicago         (Newswise, June 27, 2013)

Mayor Seeks Big Fines For Gun Offenses Near Schools                                             (CBS Local, June 26, 2013)

Sox, Bulls team up to help Chicago youth                                                                    (Chicago White Sox, June 26, 2013)

Chicago's Public Safety Action Committee Announces First Grants Of $1.7 Million To Provide Summer Opportunities For More Than 3,000 Youth                                (heraldonline.com, June 25, 2013)

Rahm’s $50 million fund awards $1.7 million in grants for at-risk youths to prevent traditional summer surge of violence                                                                            (Chicago Sun Times: Voices, June 24, 2013)

White Sox, Bulls Partner with Becoming a Man                                                           (Chicago Tonight, June 24, 2013)

President Obama Invites Hyde Park Academy Boys to 'Check-in' at White House   (DNAinfo, June 14, 2013)

Chicago murder rate drops by 34 percent, but does the city feel any safer?            (TheGrio, June 14, 2013)

New CPS Math Tutoring Program Aims to Reduce School Violence                          (DNAinfo, June 13, 2013)

Bulls and White Sox join Youth Guidance with anti-violence message                      (White Sox Press Release, June 12, 2013)

What happened to U.S. mental health care after deinstitutionalization?                    (The Washington Post - Wonkblog, June 12, 2013)

Chicago Homicides Down So Far This Year, But Police Overtime Dollars Are Drying Up                                                                                                                         (The Huffington Post, June 12, 2013)

Chicago's Gang War Crackdown Has Been Incredibly Effective                                (Business Insider, June 11, 2013)

Chicago Tactics Put Major Dent in Killing Trend                                                           (The New York Times, June 11, 2013)

Teens in Chicago, nationwide finding it's a tough summer job market                     (Chicago Sun-Times, June 9, 2013)

An overall homicide decline, Chicago readies to curb summer violence                   (NBC News, June 9, 2013)

Chicago's gun registry on the ropes                                                                              (Chicago Tribune, June 9, 2013)

Editorial: Can the Gangster Disciples be Crushed?                                                      (Chicago Tribune, June 3, 2013)

The most embarrassing graph in American drug policy                                              (The Washington Post - Wonkblog, May 29, 2013)

Chicago Shootings Cost $2.5 Billion As Murder's Top New York's                            (Bloomberg BusinessWeek, May 22, 2013)

More Talk, Less Violence; Helping Chicago's At-Risk Youth                                       (The Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2013)

'Math tutoring on steroids' aims to help troubled Chicago teens, muscle out crime (Chicago Sun Times, May 12, 2013)

Gun sale loopholes can often put weapons in felons' hands                                    (Chicago Tribune, May 12, 2013)

The deadly consequences of a cut in the beer tax                                                      (The Washington Post, May 10, 2013)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Reduce Youth Violence                                       (Slate - Moneybox, May 8, 2013)

Congress Hinders Boston Bomb Inquiry by Blocking Information                             (Bloomberg, May 8, 2013)

Want to curb Chicago gun violence? Get behind background checks                     (Crain's Chicago Business, May 6, 2013)

Cook County sheriff pushes to trace all guns used in crimes                                      (Chicago Tribune, April 29, 2013)

How to make drug courts work                                                                                     (The Washington Post - Wonkblog, April 26, 2013)

Reality-Based Mental Health Reform                                                                             (The Washington Monthly, March/April, 2013)

Curbing Murders Not Rocket Science, University of Chicago Prof Finds      (DNAinfo, April 23, 2013)

Paying the toll in lives on Chicago's 'Gun Skyway'                                                       (WBEZ, April 11, 2013)

A background check even the NRA could love?                                                          (CNN Opinion, April 11, 2013)

Senate Gun-Bill Debate Begins After Hurdle Overcome                                             (The Wall Street Journal, April 11, 2013)

Rosenthal: Fighting Chicago's violent crime has become business of business (Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2013)

Preckwinkle and Emanuel announce increase in summer Chicago youth opportunities                                                                                          (examiner.com, April 8, 2013)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses gun violence prevention                           (Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2013)

Mark Kirk in exclusive interview with ABC7's Paul Meincke                                        (ABC7 News, April 4, 2013)

Daley and Ander: Don't Take Your Guns to Town                                                       (The Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2013)

Cook County Gun Dealers, Owners Sue Over Firearms Tax                                     (Chicagoist, March 15, 2013)

No more 'courtesy' in gang shootings                                                               (WBEZ, March 13, 2013)

More force won't solve crime woes                                                                               (Trinidad and Tobago Express, March 13, 2013)

Superman Or Batman: Which Superhero is Closest To The Answer For Combatting White Collar Criminals Like Bernie Madoff And Embezzeling CEOs? (International Business Times, March 8, 2013)

Proposed law would "make you pay' for buying guns for others                 (Chicago Tribune, March 8, 2013)

Business leaders have given nearly half of $50 milluion goal to combat Chicago violence                                                                                                             (Chicago Sun-Times, March 8, 2013)

Gun trafficking bill carrying Hadiya Pendleton's name clears Senate panel (Chicago Tribune, March 7, 2013)

Chicago's murder rate is finally falling. Can that keep up?                                   (The Washington Post, March 6, 2013)

The living toll of guns: Broken bodies and minds                                          (MSNBC, March 4, 2013)

First Lake County gun show since summit draws crowd                                 (WSOC TV, March 3, 2013)

Stop-and-frisk : A needed reality                                                                     (Chicago Tribune, March 1, 2013)

Chicago Murders Drop to Lowest Monthly Total Since 1957, Police Say (DNAinfo.com, March 1, 2013)

Becoming A Man - Sprots Edition helps at-risk youth in Chicago                       (ABC Local News, February 28, 2013)

The '40 Percent' Myth?                                                                                            (The National Review, February 28, 2013)

Where Chicago teenagers get their guns                                                         (WBEZ, February 25, 2013)

Chicago's gun violence murder rate eclipses New York's, despite the Big Apple having three times as many people as the Windy City                                        (New York Daily News, February 24, 2013)

Better ways to fight gun violence                                                                                  (Chicago Tribune, February 24, 2013)

Who are Chicago's killer kids?                                                                               (New York Daily News, February 24, 2013)

The Price of Public Violence                                                                                   (The New York Times, February 23, 2013)

Gun Violence is a Public Health Crisis in Chicago                                               (PBS, February 22, 2013)

Harper High School, Part Two                                                                                (This American Life/WBEZ, February 22, 2013)

EDITORIAL: Stop gun shows at lake county fairgrounds                                    (Northwest Indiana Times, February 20, 2013)

Lake commissioners stick to their gun shows                                                          (Northwest Indiana Times, February 20, 2013)

Program for troubled youths gets presidential visit - and new academic component                                                                                                        (Chicago Sun-Times, February 16, 2013)

Mysterious Drop in Crime May Be Linked to Small-Scale Efforts                     (LiveScience, February 16, 2013)

No, Chicago Isn't Proof That Gun Regulation Doesn't Work                                        (ThinkProgress, February 15, 2013)

Harper High School, Part One                                                                                (This American Life/WBEZ, February 15, 2013)

Obama: Overcoming poverty and violence hard, but can be done                           (CNN, February 15, 2013)

Youth violence in Chicago                                                                                              (TimeOut Chicago, February 14, 2013)

Cops will target Crown Point gun shows in stronger weapons monitoring     (North West Indiana Times, February 14, 2013)

Cops know gun penalties work                                                                       (Chicago Sun-Times, February 14, 2013)

Why Aren't Chicago's Tough Gun Laws Working?                                                       (National Public Radio, February 14, 2013)

The American Story Behind Gangs and Gun Violence                                         (The Atlantic, February 14, 2013)

Chicago Shamed by Murder as Aurora Has Homicide-Free Year                            (Bloomberg, February 13, 2013)

Hadiya's death shows need for new gun laws, top prosecutor says                         (Chicago Sun-Times, February 12, 2013)

Gun violence in Chicago: a struggle for answers in Obama's home town          (The Guardian, February 12, 2013)

Gun Lobby Helps Block Data Collection by Crimefighters                      (Bloomberg, February 12, 2013)

The economic costs of violence in Chicago                                                                 (American Public Media/Marketplace, February 11, 2013)

Death turns spotlight on America's murder capital                                               (The Sydney Morning Herald, February 11, 2013)

Why Chicago bleeds                                                                                                      (New York Daily News, February 10, 2013)

Feeling the heat                                                                                                       (The Economist, February 9, 2013)

Mentoring for at-risk boys expanded as part of city effort to reduce violence (WBEZ Chicago, February 8, 2013)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Puts $4.5 Million in Anti-Violence Programs for Youth (DNAinfo.com, February 7, 2013)

City bolsters summer job, recreation programs to fight gang violence       (Chicago Sun-Times, February 7, 2013) 

Gun violence scholars face data, funding barriers                                                (The Brown Daily Herald, February 7, 2013)

Debate Rages On Even As Research Ban On Gun Violence Ends                            (National Public Radio, February 6, 2013)

Cleaning up the murky world of gun ownership                                                           (Chicago Tribune, February 3, 2013)

Q&A: Guns, Cities, and the Death of Hadiya Pendleton                                              (TIME, February 1, 2013)

Chicago toll rises despite gun clampdown                                                                   (Financial Times, January 31, 2013)

Chicago Gets Its Guns Where It Used To Get Its Blues                                               (Chicago Magazine, January 30, 2013)

January homicide count worst since 2002                                                                   (Chicago Tribune, January 30, 2013)

Where 50,000 Guns Recovered in Chicago Came From                                            (The New York Times, January 29, 2013)

Why new laws could miss America's bigger gun problem                                 (CNN, January 29, 2013)

University of Chicago professor: 'If we didn't have the gun in that equation ..., we wouldn't have so many dead bodies'                                                                            (Current TV, January 28, 2013)

What We Don't Know Is Killing Us                                                                                  (The New York Times, January 26, 2013)

Prison Population Can Shrink When Police Crowd Streets                                         (The New York Times, January 25, 2013)

Public health experts applaud funding for research on gun violence                       (Toronto Star, January 17, 2013)

Obama demand could end research blackout into gun violence                       (USA Today, January 17, 2013)

Fear of scientific knowledge about firearm-related injuries                                      (Scientific American, January 17, 2013)

9 Questions About Gun Violence That We Now May Be Able to Answer                  (The Atlantic, January 16, 2013)

Violence-Riddled Chicago Hopes Gun Proposals Will Help Shield It                         (National Public Radio, January 16, 2013)

One way to defeat the NRA                                                                                   (CNN Opinion, January 11, 2013)

Scientists urge end to limits on US gun safety research                             (Thomson Reuters, January 10, 2013)

CNN Newsroom Transcript                                                                                             (CNN Newsroom, December 29, 2012)

Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago Schools           (Chicago Tribune, December 26, 2012)

Chicago grapples with gun violence; death toll soars                                                  (The Washington Post, December 21, 2012)

We Fear Each Other, When Guns Themselves Are The Real Danger                 (The Nation, December 20, 2012)

In Newton's Shadow Chicago's Bleak Gun Toll Goes On                             (MSNBC, December 20, 2012)

U.S. Gun Violence 'Slow Drip' Continues Despite Connecticut Shootings (Huffington Post, December 17, 2012)

School Shooting Sparks Assault Weapons Debate                                          (Chicago ABC7 Local News, December 19, 2012) 

In Medical Triumph, Homicides Fall Despite Soaring Gun Violence                           (The Wall Street Journal, December 7, 2012)

Mayor Emanuel unveils online early education learning portal to help parents and families                                                                                                                             (Examiner.com, November 29, 2012)

City Offers Early Learning Info Online                                                                          (Chicago CBS Local News, November 29,2012)  

Mayor Emanuel unveils onleine early education learning portal to help parents and families find quality programs for children their neighborhoods                  (City of Chicago Press Release, November 29, 2012)

Doing research to help solve school problems                                                            (Northwestern Magazine, Fall 2012)

Sugar-sweet reminder of sour inequity 
(Chicago Tribune, October 31, 2012)

Spike in assaults leads US violent crime rate to first increase since '93             (The Christian Science Monitor, October 18, 2012)

Chicago Area Proposes First Local Tax on Guns, Bullets                                     (The Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2012)

Preckwinkle defends proposal to tax guns, ammo in Cook County                           (Chicago Sun-Times, October 9, 2012)

Murders in Chicago: What can stop the bloodbath?                                            (USA Today, October 4, 2012)

As Toronto deals with spate of gang violence, Chicago is in the grip of a gun-crime crisis                                                                                                 (Toronto Star, September 21, 2012)

Chicago Gangs Go ‘Wilding’ Amid Rising Gun Violence in Obama’s Hometown (The Daily Beast, August 31, 2012)

Guns don't travel far for mayham                                                                (Southtown Star, August 29, 2012)

The straw purchasers: 'Don't let this happen to you'                                          (Post-Tribune, August 27, 2012)

Study: Suburbs are major source of guns used in Chicago crimes              (Chicago Tribune, August 27, 2012)

Chicago gangs don't have to go far to buy guns                                           (Chicago Sun-Times, August 26, 2012)

Getting a gun in Chicago is quick and easy                                                   (Chicago Sun-Times, August 25, 2012)

Effective mentoring programs face cuts in CPS
(Chicago Tribune, August 9, 2012)

Sports Program Reduces Violence, Study Shows
(NBC Chicago, July 13, 2012)

Anti-violence program boosts academics
(Catalyst Chicago, July 13, 2012)

Study: Chicago Sports Program Cut Violent Crime, Boosted School Attendance
(CBS Chicago, July 13, 2012)

Randomized trial finds counseling program reduces youth violence, improves school engagement
(Science Codex, July 13, 2012)

Randomized Trial Finds Counseling Reduces Youth Violence
(Newswise, July 13, 2012)

Teaching social skills cuts Chicago youth violence - study
(Reuters, July 13, 2012)

Good marks for mentoring program aimed at reducing violence
(Chicago Tribune, July 13, 2012)

A New Way to Fight Juvenile Crime in Chicago
(The Daily Beast, July 13, 2012)

Study: Chicago sports program cuit violent crime, boosted school attendance
(Chicago Sun-Times, July 13, 2012)

Chicagoans trapped between heat and crime
(CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, July 5, 2012)

Crime and the City
(SSA Magazine, Summer 2012)

News Alert: Does Illinois' New Anti-Gang Law Unfairly Target Blacks and Latinos?
(NewsOne, June 21, 2012)

Federal judge rules part of city's gun law unconstitutional
(WBEZ 91.5, June 19, 2012)

Sad summer in the city seen for U.S. job-hunting teens
(Reuters, June 16, 2012)

Kids and Guns: Two Cities, Two Very Different Approaches to Gun Control
(Youth Today, June 15, 2012)

Crime Lab Co-Director Harold Pollack addresses recent Chicago gun violence
(WGN, June 12, 2012)

Intelligence Report: Data helps explain city's high murder rate
(ABC 7 News, June 6, 2012)

What Will It Take to Stop Gang Violence in Chicago?
(PBS Frontline, June 4, 2012)

As gang warfare escalates in Chicago, can Facebook be a help?
(Christian Science Monitor, May 30, 2012)

After bloody weekend, police say CeaseFire will be asked to help
(Chicago Sun-Times, May 29, 2012)

The city's real crime problem - soaring murder rate - is front-burner now that NATO is over
(Medill Reports, May 22, 2012)

Experts Stumped By Chicago's Soaring Homicide Rate
(NPR, May 16, 2012)

Oakland Effect: Oakland's high homicide numbers affect everyone
(Mercury News, May 6, 2012)

Chicago homicides up 60 percent in 3 months
(Associated Press, April 12, 2012)

Youth Violence and Education: They Still Don't Get It
(Chicago Now, February 12, 2012)

Move to better area tied to less diabetes
(Reuters, October 20, 2011)

Poor neighborhoods may contribute to poor health
(Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2011)

Study: Living in poor neighborhood can hurt health
(Bloomberg Business Week, October 20, 2011)

The Low Poverty Diet
(The 312, October 20, 2011)

Women who left poor area had fewer health ills later
(Philly News Hub, October 20, 2011)

Emanuel says he's 'not focused' on Burke's bodyguards
(Chicago Tribune, June 22, 2011)

Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team
(Chicago Tribune, May 4, 2011)

Getting to Chicago's Boys Before Gangs Do
(NPR, March 22, 2011)

Jens Ludwig interview on how changes to gun legislation affects crime
(WBEZ, March 10, 2011)

Jens Ludwig and Roseanna Ander present at the National Institute of JusticeResearch for the Real World Seminar
(NIJ, February 24, 2011)

Jens Ludwig and Phil Cook on gun control in the wake of recent Tucson, Arizona shooting
(CNN Opinion, January 12, 2011)

A Look at Chicago's Crime Problem
(WBEZ Eight Forty Eight, December 6, 2010)

Sports Experts Form Action Plan to Use Sport to Overcome Urban Violence
(Beyond Sport, September 29, 2010)

Harold Pollack on Youth Violence
(Need to Know on PBS, August 15, 2010)

Addressing Chicago's Gun Violence
(Michael Eric Dyson Radio Show, July 7, 2010)

Chicago Mayor Proposes Tighter Gun Rules
(Wall Street Journal, July 1, 2010)

Court took cheap shot at city's crime rate, Chicago officials contend
(Chicago Tribune, June 28, 2010)

Five myths about gun control
(Washington Post, June 13, 2010)

A brash proposal
(Chicago Tribune, April 26, 2010)

Forum focuses on youth violence
(Chicago Tribune, April 25, 2010)

Quinn makes appoinments to juvenile justice panel
(Chicago Tribune, January 25, 2010)

Halting an Epidemic
(Chicago Tribune Editorial, December 5, 2009)

Efforts under way to stem U.S. school dropout problem
(Reuters, December 2, 2009)

University of Chicago and non-profit organizations team up to reduce
youth gun violence

(El Dia News, November 20, 2009)

Anti-Violence Program Targets Chicago Boys
(Education Week, November 19, 2009)

Gun Violence Prevention on the Cheap
(WBEZ: Chicago Public Radio, November 18, 2009)

Initiative aims to curb male youth violence
(ABC News video clip, November 18, 2009)

U of C ranks violence prevention program top of the class
(Medill Reports, November 18, 2009)

Chicago schools get new tool in fight against youth violence
(Christian Science Monitor, November 18, 2009)

Do violence prevention programs work?
(WGN video clip, November 18, 2009)

Do violence-prevention programs work? University of Chicago study hopes
to find out

(Chicago Tribune, November 18, 2009)

University of Chicago expands anti-violence effort
(Associated Press, November 18, 2009)

Worldview: The Impact of Urban Violence
(Interview WBEZ: Chicago Public Radio, October 27, 2009)

2 Chicago schools programs offer hope on violence
(The Chicago Sun-Times, October 17, 2009)

Penn study: Carrying guns raises risk of getting shot
(The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 12, 2009)

Gangs of Chi-Town
(ABC News with Charles Gibson, October 8, 2009)

Experts, students, advocates all say plan to stem youth violence a good
starting point

(Medill Reports, October 8, 2009)

Two ways Chicago can curb its youth violence epidemic                                    (The Christian Science Monitor, October 7, 2009)                                      

Duncan, Holder in Chicago on youth violence urged by Brady Campaign to fight illegal guns
(Chicago Sun-Times, October 7, 2009)

Seeking safe passage: Curing a public epidemic
Research points to early intervention to save kids from violence
(Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2009)

Stop the Violence
(SSA Magazine, Fall 2009, Volume 16, Issue 2)

Supreme Court to decide how far gun rights extend
(Washington Post, September 30, 2009)

Chicago Public Schools announce plan to combat violence 
(Chicago Tribune, September 4, 2009)

The Breathalyzer Behind the Wheel
(New York Times, August 30, 2009)

Late-night hoops offer lifeline to young men 
(ABC7 News, June 4, 2009) 

Left Behind: Prof. Jens Ludwig on Chicago public schools' response to gun
violence

(Crain's Chicago Business, May 18, 2009) 

Crime Lab Design Competition
(Catalyst Chicago, March 21, 2009)

How can a city that bans handguns lead the nation in murders? 
(Medill Reports, March 10, 2009)

Crime Lab seeks community partnerships
(The University of Chicago Chronicle, March 5, 2009)

Crime Lab seeks community partnerships 
(Press release, March 3, 2009)

Study: Gun violence costs city $2.5B
(ABC 7 News, March 3, 2009)

Test of Violence
(University of Chicago Magazine, March-April, 2009)