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How Easy Is it To Get A Gun? U of C Crime Lab Gets $1 Million to Find Out

The Crime Lab received a MacArthur Foundation award to pursue its study of teen violence and guns.

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After Visit With President Obama, South Side Teens Ready To Chase Dreams

MARK KONKOL: Robert Scates honored as most-improved senior at Hyde Park Academy graduation.

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President Obama Invites Hyde Park Academy Boys To 'Check-in' At White House

MARK KONKOL: Students in mentoring program plan to tell Obama all they've overcome since last visit.

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Curbing Murders Not Rocket Science, University of Chicago Prof Finds

Simple strategy at 18 city high schools helped cut arrests, raise grades last year, Crime Lab found.