Hot City http://ripr.org en Hot City: Growing Up With Crime http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-growing-crime <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Tahoma,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">When temperatures rise in the summer months, crime goes up, and young people are often the victims. They’re also increasingly a factor in crime. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:53:35 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 19347 at http://ripr.org Hot City: Growing Up With Crime Hot City: What's Happening on the Streets http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-whats-happening-streets <p>With the rising temperatures comes a spike in crime across the capital city. In a series we’re calling Hot City: Crime in Providence we’re taking a look at summer crime by focusing the month of July.</p><p>Last year the area encompassing Smith Hill, Elmhurst and the north end saw the highest number of crimes. Rhode Island Public Radio’s Catherine Welch sat down with Teny Gross, executive director of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence about what’s happening on the streets of Providence.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:58:54 +0000 Catherine Welch 19259 at http://ripr.org Hot City: What's Happening on the Streets Hot City: Remembering A Tragic Triple Homicide http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-remembering-tragic-triple-homicide <p><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Crime rises in the summer, and according to statistics released by the Providence police department, </span></font><font size="4">in July o</font><font size="4">f last year</font><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;"> the area with the highest crime in the city was the North End, Smith Hill, and Elmhurst area.</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">&nbsp; </span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">These neighborhoods do include the historically high-crime areas, but the most violent crime</span></font><fo Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:14:27 +0000 John Bender 19230 at http://ripr.org Hot City: Remembering A Tragic Triple Homicide Hot City: An Interview With Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-interview-providence-police-chief-hugh-clements <p>Statistics show that crime rises in Providence during the summer.&nbsp; In June, July and August of last year, there were 343 violent crimes, ten of them were homicides.&nbsp; There have been that many homicides this summer.&nbsp; As part of our special series, Hot City: Crime in Providence we sat down with Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:52:53 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 19178 at http://ripr.org Hot City: An Interview With Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements Hot City: Providence Crime Stats http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-providence-crime-stats <p><iframe src="//infogr.am/City-wide-Crime-Stats" style="border:none;" frameborder="0" height="923" scrolling="no" width="550"></iframe></p><div style="width:550px;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;"><a href="//infogr.am/City-wide-Crime-Stats" style="color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;" target="_blank">City-wide Crime Stats</a> | <a href="//infogr.am" style="color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;" target="_blank">Create infographics</a></div><p></p><p></p><p><strong>Data from: </strong>Providence Police Department</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:32:31 +0000 Catherine Welch 18719 at http://ripr.org Hot City: Crime on Smith Hill’s Oakland Avenue http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-crime-smith-hill-s-oakland-avenue <p>With the rising temperatures comes a spike in crime across the capital city. In a series we’re calling Hot City: Crime in Providence we’re taking a look at summer crime by focusing the month of July. Last year the area encompassing Smith Hill, Elmhurst and the North End saw the highest number of crimes. Rhode Island Public Radio’s Catherine Welch visits a street in that area where a dozen crimes happened in one month.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:33:07 +0000 Catherine Welch 19088 at http://ripr.org Hot City: Crime on Smith Hill’s Oakland Avenue Hot City: Types of Crimes in the Smith Hill, Elmhurst, North End Area http://ripr.org/post/hot-city-types-crimes-smith-hill-elmhurst-north-end-area <p><iframe src="//infogr.am/8edf0ae50727-9852" style="border:none;" frameborder="0" height="2665" scrolling="no" width="550"></iframe></p><div style="width:550px;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;"><a href="//infogr.am/8edf0ae50727-9852" style="color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;" target="_blank">Crimes in District 7, July 2012</a> | <a href="//infogr.am" style="color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;" target="_blank">Infographics</a></div><p></p><p><strong>Data from:</strong> Providence Police Department</p> Sun, 28 Jul 2013 15:08:40 +0000 Catherine Welch 18718 at http://ripr.org