murder rate
May 2018

Yes, it’s as bad as it sounds

A brief reprieve, but far better than the alternative

Apr 2018

Would *you* want to move there?

Feb 2018

Improving, but still very bad

No matter how it happened, job well done

Jan 2018

Sort of a good news, bad news report

A somber, annual ritual in Charm City

Nov 2017

Can you hear me now?

But signs of hope persist

Hey, it’s worth a try

Aug 2017

Why worry about that?

“a city-wide 72-hour ceasefire that began midnight Thursday”

Jun 2017

Unsafe at any speed

Apr 2017

An ill wind blows no good in the Windy City

You don’t want *all* your statistics going up

Jan 2017

Isn’t this Rahm Emanuel’s problem?

Dec 2016

“I have a lot of concern about that many cities experiencing those increases in violence.”

Nov 2016

Hard to stop the killing rate without catching the killers

Sep 2016

“half of the increase came from just seven cities…”

A new high and a devastating new low at the same time. When will the gang violence problem be addressed?

Chicago priest: Our city is in a state of emergency

Jazz Shaw Sep 03, 2016 10:01 AM

Based on the number of deaths this puts most natural disasters to shame

Jun 2016

“Motorists speak matter-of-factly of spotting body parts along roadways.”

May 2016

Not a subject for polite company, apparently

Jan 2016

“We’re Number One!”

Nov 2015

Fake but inaccurate, at least in the details

Sep 2015

How’s that working out for ya?

Aug 2015
Jul 2015

Yeah… that was the problem.

May 2015

Baltimore is breaking records… for violent crime

Jazz Shaw May 26, 2015 12:41 PM

Not a relaxing weekend

Aug 2013

An armed society is indeed a less murderous society