Why are some cities doing so much better than others?
The number of people murdered in the first half of 2016 stood at 329, while that number is 236 so far this year:
On pace for its lowest homicide total in decades:
Homicides are up 5 percent from this point in 2018:
As the violence continue to increase, community leaders are calling for a new approach:
Research shows that the way the media covers mass shootings can actually affect the number of future attacks — something that reporters have sometimes been reluctant to acknowledge: