Life in an Oklahoma City violent crime hot spot - Article Photos 1/29

Jessica Blanchard, 22, holds her 10 month-old daughter, Alana, in the doorway of their apartment, which is in a neighborhood police consider among the city's most dangerous. The city is using a grant from the state attorney general to increase police presence in the area. Photo taken Wednesday , Nov. 13, 2013. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman