Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb

CHICAGO (AP) — Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, Operation CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.

Now that operation has become another casualty in the financial meltdown enveloping Illinois, even as the city still struggles to stop shootings.

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner froze money for CeaseFire, featured in the 2011 documentary "The

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