Where's Chicago's Danger Zone?

South Side neighborhoods rank high in danger study

Chicago is home to four of the top 25 most dangerous "neighborhoods" in the country, including a sliver of Washington Park that ranked No. 2, a recently released study of FBI crime statistics shows.

Folks who lived near 55th and State -- less than two miles from President Obama's house and the possible site of a future Olympic stadium -- had a 1-in-4 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime each year between 2005 and 2007, according to NeighborhoodScout.com.

Chicago's three other danger zones are located in poverty-stricken Englewood, a hot bed for violence in recent years, the Sun-Times reports Tuesday.

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