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  • Prosecutors: Gunman told fellow gang member 'I just hit a shorty'

    Prosecutors: Gunman told fellow gang member 'I just hit a shorty'
    Prosecutors said Saturday that one of the men charged in the Aug. 20 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy had this reaction when he hopped into a getaway car: "I just hit a shorty. I just hit a shorty."
  • Police: Gang members thought boy, 9, was warning rivals and killed him

    Police: Gang members thought boy, 9, was warning rivals and killed him
    Chicago’s youngest victim lost to gun violence this year may have been targeted by four reputed gang members who thought the boy shouted a warning to rival gangbangers, Chicago police said Friday in announcing charges in the month-old slaying....

    Mexico investigates army shootout that killed 22 suspected gang members

    Mexico investigates army shootout that killed 22 suspected gang members
    Mexico is investigating a June shootout between the army and alleged gang members that killed 22 of the suspects, the attorney general's office said in a statement on Friday. The gunfight took place on June 30 in Tlatlaya on the southern fringes of the...

    Update: Newport News jury deliberating in double homicide

    UPDATE: Closing arguments from the prosecution and defense were heard Thursday morning. The jury was given the case about noon and has begun its deliberations. -------------- NEWPORT NEWS — A jailhouse informant in a Newport News murder case...

    Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violence

    Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violence
    After more than 20 years living on North Magnolia Avenue in Uptown, Victoria McGhee had had enough. “I felt like every time I hear gunfire, I have to run outside and check where my kids are,” she said. “I can’t get comfortable...