A Violent Thread

by Jon Lowenstein

 
 

A Violent Thread by Jon Lowenstein

Since 2001, there have been more than 6000 homicides in Chacgo, a disproportionate number of which occurred on the city’s South Side. Despite some of the thoughts gun-control laws in the country, 532 murders were reported in 2012 alone. The consistent drumbeat of violence cuts across all generations.