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The Bleeding of Chicago

America’s third-largest city has built one of the world’s best trauma care systems. But that success might be obscuring the true scale of its gun violence. In this Feb. 24, 2018 story, the Data Reporting Lab collaborated with the Atlantic’s CityLab and Reveal, a podcast from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, to show how Chicago’s trauma care system has affected the city’s homicide rate. To listen to the full episode, go to

How Chicago’s Trauma Care Changed its Murder Rate – CityLab

Chicago’s Murder Problem Could Be Worse – Pacific Standard