• In this Sept. 30, 2015 photo, Autry Phillips, left, director of Target Area Development in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood, talks with area resident Justin Garner, 27, during a walk along 79th Street. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner froze funding for the anti-violence program Operation CeaseFire because of the state budget crisis, forcing Target Area and other organizations to shut down the program at a time of year when shootings spike. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)

    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.