The Effects of Policing in Brownsville, Brooklyn
Even with a looser policy of policing in Brownsville, some residents agree that a strong police presence is needed for safety, but at the same time, that presence can be overbearing.
State of Baltimore
The staff of Pavement Pieces, traveled to Baltimore for a 3-day multimedia project.
Building a life after prison
After spending 23 months in prison, Kim Morris is now an aspiring entrepreneur.
Gun buyback event in Bushwick nets 85 weapons
Event was organized in response to the burgeoning number of homicides and gun violence in the Bushwick community.
Community group in Crown Heights hopes to reduce gun violence
Community group Save Our Streets Crown Heights works with youth in Brooklyn
Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods
Obtaining a pistol can be as easy as walking up to a corner and asking for one.
Philadelphia Life: The Golden Block fights to revitalize in the face of urban ills
Amanda Plasencia report's from Philadelphia's "El Bloque de Oro" a Latino community that faces stiff economic pressures and battles the ills of drug addiction and high levels of crime.
Philadelphia Life: In memory of lost loved ones, women band together to fight crime
Mothers in Charge are fighting to reduce crime and mentor young criminals.
Dealt many blows, one woman fights on
Carolina Quinones Scott overcame the death of her mother as a teenager, a painful divorce, mental illness and the death of her second husband.