March 5, 2013David Williams revisits city’s infamous crimes
Students learn about Chicago by studying the city’s infamous crimes — and the trials that resulted.
March 5, 2013Cure Violence method shows results in NYC
A new report says a UIC anti-violence program’s approach reduced shootings in Crown Heights.
February 26, 2013Police Beat
Criminal activity reported on and around campus by UIC Police, Feb. 18-24.
February 14, 2013Cure Violence model reduces shootings in NYC
New report says approach reduced shooting rate 6 percent in Crown Heights, while other areas rose.
November 28, 2012Analyzing ‘prison nation’ impact on black women
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by public policy expert Beth Richie.
September 5, 2012Union vs city
“Here you have a union that’s decided to take on a very large city.”
September 4, 2012Book Says Black Women Face More Violence Under ‘Prison Nation’
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by a public policy expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
May 14, 2012Chicago Police Cameras More Effective When Clustered, Study Says
Chicago’s network of police cameras is more effective at reducing crime in high-crime areas than in low-crime areas, according to a new study.