Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)


Data visualizations and infographics about Chicago news. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)

Chicago Sidewalks

Tumblr blog documents poor conditions.

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
Chicago Shootings Photo

First Stop: Chicago Violence

Storify: Tracking the City's Weekend Gun Violence

This social media curation is part of a yearlong project documenting Chicago gun violence. Related:

Photo: Police section off a crime scene. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

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Tomato Plants Photo

Second Stop: Food Security

Chicago's Urban Agriculture Expanding

In 2011, The Red Line Project examined issues with food security in Chicago. Three years later, we revisit the issues with new angles.

Photo: Researchers found 4,648 agricultural sites in the city in 2013. (Photo/Julia Jakubow)

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DePaul Dodgeball Photo

Third Stop: Sports

Ready, Set ... Dodgeball!

They go by nicknames such as "Freight Train" and "The Riddler." But dodgeball players love their game, and they take it seriously. The sport continues to grow around the globe, including here in Chicago.

Photo: Players from DePaul and other schools break on the ball at a tournament. (Photo/Mike Bragg)

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