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Gang Activity

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  • Cops: 21 alleged gang members, associates busted in 'Operation Shut Down the Hustle'

    Cops: 21 alleged gang members, associates busted in 'Operation Shut Down the Hustle'
    Officials announced Friday that 21 alleged members and associates of the 4 Corners Hustlers Street Gang were arrested after a months-long investigation that recovered large quantities of cocaine, heroin, prescription pills and marijuana. Lake County...
  • Refine youth violence focus

    On March 20, 1998, a happy baby named Christopher Capri Mullins was born to his parents, Consuela Holloway and Christopher Mullins. He was an early achiever who learned how to walk, talk and write ahead of his peers. At Epes Elementary School Chris won...
  • West Pullman's 116th Street sees uptick in homicides

    West Pullman's 116th Street sees uptick in homicides
    Jason Draper and his wife Leonore, an anti-violence activist, were at an April fundraiser to raise awareness about gun crime when he decided to duck out early to grab some food and head home to rest. Leonore stayed behind to chat with her college...
  • Gentrification fails to curb Bronzeville violence

     Gentrification fails to curb Bronzeville violence
    Kajaunce Morton placed his regular order for a cheeseburger, collected his change and waited for his food inside a South Side takeout restaurant popular with locals and police. Suddenly, two males with hoodies pulled up about their faces charged in. One...
  • Prosecutors: Suspect in Hadiya killing admitted shooting minutes later

    Prosecutors: Suspect in Hadiya killing admitted shooting minutes later
    Shortly after 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot dead while taking shelter with schoolmates from rain in a South Side park, her two killers stopped to pick up two friends who were also walking home from school, Cook County prosecutors say. The...
  • 2 dead, 6 injured in Chicago shootings

    2 dead, 6 injured in Chicago shootings
    Two people were killed and six injured in shootings across Chicago since Wednesday. A male gunman fatally shot a 25-year-old woman and injured two others Wednesday as they sat in a vehicle in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.  The shooting...
  • Working

    Several of the 21 defendants arrested across Lake County last month in “Operation Shut Down the Hustle” were arraigned in Lake County Circuit Court on Friday, pleading not guilty to charges that could land them in prison for life. Lake...
  • Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source

    Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source
    Tests have identified the remains of one of 43 trainee teachers abducted 10 weeks ago in southwestern Mexico, a source close to the investigation said on Saturday, apparently confirming a feared massacre the government has blamed on drug gang henchmen....
  • 25 arrested in sweeping indictment of L.A. gang tied to Mexican Mafia

    25 arrested in sweeping indictment of L.A. gang tied to Mexican Mafia
    Twenty-five members of an East Los Angeles street gang were arrested and five more were being tracked as fugitives as hundreds of agents swarmed the Eastside on Wednesday in an operation authorities said was aimed at weakening a gang that has been...
  • Kings linked to some of region's notorious crimes

    Kings linked to some of region's notorious crimes
    The Latin Kings gang has ties to some of Central Florida's most notorious crimes, from to baseball-bat killings to drug offenses to a hit-and-run crash that killed a girl at a day-care. Here are a few: Troy Victorino The crime: Victorino was...
  • 20 Years Ago, Shooting Death Drove City's War On Gang Violence

    20 Years Ago, Shooting Death Drove City's War On Gang Violence
    HARTFORD — She was a shy, playful first-grader at Parkville Community School. She had long, shiny black hair and a broad smile. But when she was gunned down on March 26, 1994, 7-year-old Marcelina Delgado became the catalyst that drove the federal...