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Chicago, Illinois / Gang Violence / Emanuel Interview #1025672

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 2012
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(Chicago: Scott Pelley) The rise in homicides in Chicago cited.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) A visit to the Cook County Trauma Center at Chicago’s Stroger Hospital, where victims of gang violence are brought, featured; photos shown of child victims Heaven Sutton†† and Kitanna Peterson††. [Trauma Center Dr. Fred STARR††- notes the rise in victims caught in the crossfire.] [Paramedic Wesley METCALF††- recalls a teen victim shot on his way to his prom.] [Gang MEMBER – describes his wounds.]

(Chicago: Scott Pelley) Earlier interview held with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the escalating crime. [EMANUEL –outlines his strategy for dealing with gangs; says they have a Chicago version of stop-and-frisk; warns gangbangers to stay away from the children; tells kids to think about their studies.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean

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