Archived News 2023

  • May 23, 2023

    In CT, survivors face domestic violence ‘over and over’ as abusers increasingly violate orders

    Survivors, advocates lament how state’s bail system doesn’t consider offenders’ dangerousness

  • May 23, 2023

    Changing thought patterns and rewiring the brain to prevent gun violence

    CHICAGO (CBS) — What does brain science have to do with gun violence? A whole lot, if you ask one gun violence prevention group here in Chicago.

    CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey got a look at how a program seeks to prevent gun violence by encouraging different ways of thinking and coping – and thus, rewiring the brain.

  • May 23, 2023

    ‘Where has this training been all my life?’: How healing trauma could actually reform policing

    This approach isn’t a panacea to stopping police violence. There isn’t one. But we believe this is part of the solution.

  • May 23, 2023

    Anti-violence program shows promise in first four years in Baltimore

    When youth workers from the anti-violence program Roca first knocked on Sheldon Smith-Gray’s door in 2018, he thought it might be the police. He was “outside” at the time — “whatever you can think of, I was doing it, for sure,” he said in an interview Wednesday — and it took him about a year before he bought into Roca’s process 100%.

  • February 27, 2023

    This Week on CBS Sunday Morning

    Steering young men away from a life with gunsIn Baltimore, where gun violence claims the lives of hundreds each year, what is missing from so many young men is a solid foundation. The youth workers behind a program called Roca (Spanish for rock) aim to provide that grounding, by teaching alternative ways to handling the stresses of life in a challenging environment. As one Roca participant, a former drug dealer, tells “Sunday Morning” senior contributor Ted Koppel, “I came a long way, from nothing to something now.”