Whole communities are burdened by fear of violent crime, while others remain blissfully ignorant, in America's most divided city.
All are expected to survive; police say the attack was gang-related.
Rep. Bobby Rush's attacks ignore the facts and dishonor law-abiding Chicagoans trying to lead their lives.
What makes some people act heroically and empathetic toward others?
Also, the Mongrel Mobsters can't pretty up their tombstones in a New Zealand town and New York City clamps down on blood-sucking circumcisions.
With gang members openly posting about their plans to commit violent acts on Facebook and YouTube, police departments nationwide find increased challenges and unique advantages.
An atlas created by students at UC Berkeley shows just how many layers one neighborhood can have.
Police typically identify gang territories by tracking crime, graffiti and other clues. But a simple ecological equation might do the job even better.
The nature of gang-related homicides varies widely depending on where you live.
Governments are struggling to move into gang-dominated slums in the cities of Latin America