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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about gun violence as well as the economy at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago, Illinois, February 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President To Recognize Chicago Program For At-Risk Youth

The Youth Guidance Becoming a Man, or BAM, program first hit CBS 2’s radar screen when a University of Chicago Crime Lab study showed a 44 percent reduction in violent-crime arrests among its participants. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

02/26/2014

Mayor Emanuel on Thursday appears at a news conference to publicize Becoming a Man, a mentoring project. (CBS)

Emanuel Becomes Emotional As He Discusses Challenges Facing Chicago Youth

It happened when CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asked the mayor about his own experiences growing up in Chicago.

02/07/2013