- A study finds that teen homicides were less likely to occur in neighborhoods with parks, streetlights and public transportation
- It's not clear if environmental features could have a direct effect on reducing homicides among adolescents
- Previous research has suggested that neighborhood improvements could reduce rates of robberies and other crimes
(CNN)It takes a village to raise a child, as the old saying goes. But according to new research, it may also take a village to keep a child safe from homicide.