Cure Violence, Shunned In Chicago, Expands in NYC

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Two years ago, the Illinois legislature slashed funding for Cure Violence, a neighborhood-level violence-intervention program in Chicago that some researchers and community leaders had credited with easing tensions between rival gangs, and helping slow the spate of deadly shootings. Just a handful of "violence interrupters" still are on patrol in the city, even as violent crime has soared, reports The Trace . . .

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