More than 700 people were murdered in Chicago in 2016, more than in Los Angeles and New York combined.
The level of violence has put Chicago in the spotlight, with end of year reports from BuzzFeed News and a segment on “60 Minutes” Sunday.
There were 3,550 deaths and shooting incidents in Chicago and 762 homicides in 2016, according to the Associated Press.
On New Year’s Eve, hundreds of people walked down Michigan Avenue carrying crosses with the names each victim, according to The Chicago Tribune.
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