In Your Words: Gun Violence | NBC Chicago

Exploring Chicago's Murder Epidemic

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:02 PM CST

Friends Don't Want to Visit

Friends Don't Want to Visit

Shantae Howell says she often has to travel to friends in other neighborhoods because they don't want to travel to the violent neighborhood in which she lives.

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:15 AM CST

What Is The Mash?

What Is The Mash?

The Mash distributes the youth-crafted print product through High Schools (220 weekly!), providing compelling viral content online at TheMash.com, and daily interaction through social media.

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 09:57 AM CST

Send Us Your Story

Send Us Your Story

Please send us a self-recorded video (use your smart phone) and email a clip to NBC5morningshow@nbc.com. We may use your message on air.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:06 PM CST

Problem: Some Parents Aren't Involved

Problem: Some Parents Aren't Involved

Andrea Limon laments that some classmates don't have strong parents and families looking out for them.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:06 PM CST

Lack of Activities = Kids on the Streets

Lack of Activities = Kids on the Streets

Camarri Lane says there aren't enough activities for younger teens to take part.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 11:26 PM CST

Student: People Have Become Complacent

Student: People Have Become Complacent

Robert Jackson says a community is only as strong as its weakest link and says an entire community needs to want change in order for it to happen.

ABOUT US
NBCChicago wants to know how Chicago's violence epidemic affects you. We've asked members of The Mash, a teenage media outlet based in Chicago, to share their stories. Hear how violence affects them and send us a clip of your own to share here.
Top Stories
CTU Announces Plan to Strike on Oct. 11

CTU Announces Plan to Strike on Oct. 11

The Chicago Teachers Union’s governing body will meet in a special session Wednesday to determine the next steps, possibly setting a strike date, after teachers almost unanimously voted to authorize a strike...

Cubs Sign Theo Epstein to Contract Extension

Cubs Sign Theo Epstein to Contract Extension

The Chicago Cubs have become one of baseball's premier organizations in recent years, and the leading architect behind that success is getting a lucrative new contract extension as a reward.

Trump Campaign Denies He's Sick After Chicago Speech

Trump Campaign Denies He's Sick After Chicago Speech

An uncharacteristically low-tempo speech in Chicago Wednesday paired with a noticeable congestion has fueled further questions about Trump's health following his infamous debate-night sniffles. Still, his...

Ind. Mom Admitted She 'Smothered' Amber Alert Children: Docs

Ind. Mom Admitted She 'Smothered' Amber Alert Children: Docs

An Indiana mother arrested after her two children were found dead in the back seat of a car hours after an Amber Alert was issued for them, told police she had “smothered them,” according to court documents...

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

A majority (52 percent) of voters who followed the first presidential debate said Hillary Clinton won, according to an NBC News/Survey Monkey post-debate poll. Twenty-one percent of those polled thought...

At Least 8 Waterspouts Form on Lake Michigan: NWS

At Least 8 Waterspouts Form on Lake Michigan: NWS

At least eight water spouts formed over Lake Michigan near the Chicago area on Wednesday, the National Weather Service confirmed.