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Chicago, Illinois / Heat Wave / Gun Violence #1025566

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 05, 2012
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) The heat across the country, the record high temperature and the crime wave in Chicago noted; map shown; statistics on shootings and deaths there cited. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The hot, bloody summer in Chicago featured; photos shown of 10-year-old victim Kitanna Peterson††; details given about how heat triggers chemical changes in the body that boost aggressiveness. [Peterson’s uncle Homer HARDIMAN††- calls the shooter a fool.] [University of Chicago Jens LUDWIG††- says crime is concentrated in lowest income neighborhoods.]

Mason, Anthony;
Reynolds, Dean

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