Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 

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Chicago once had the dubious distinction of the Murder Capital of the United States. Now our boys in blue with a little help from new technology have taken a huge bite out of crime (sorry McGruff). PBS's website has streaming video of a recent NewsHour show on this very subject.

 
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