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Crime & Law

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How Zoning Shaped—and Segregated—Chicago

To the many causes of the city’s segregation, add the city’s first zoning ordinance, which was set in place in 1923 and had profound implications for how the city grew from there.

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How Violence Cascades Through Chicago

You’ve heard of gun violence described as a sickness, contagious to those with social ties. A new study shows how much time it takes to “infect” the next person, which could help us fight the disease.

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