Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)
Data visualizations and infographics about Chicago news. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)
Tumblr blog documents poor conditions.
During a 12-hour stretch from Friday to Saturday, 22 people were shot in Chicago. Among them was Shamiya Adams, 11, who was shot at a sleepover and later died. This social media curation is part of a yearlong project documenting gun violence in the city. Related:
Photo: Police section off a crime scene. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)
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)
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)