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  • 2 charged in 2013 shooting death of teen in Grand Crossing neighborhood

    2 charged in 2013 shooting death of teen in Grand Crossing neighborhood
    Two gang members appeared at a bail hearing Saturday afternoon in the 2013 shooting death of a 17-year-old outside of a recording studio in the city's Grand Crossing neighborhood, prosecutors said. About 6:25 p.m. on Sept. 26, Sakhee Hardy-Johnson, 17,...
  • Third man charged with killing of teen outside Grand Crossing recording studio

    Third man charged with killing of teen outside Grand Crossing recording studio
    A third man has been charged in the September 2013 killing of a 17-year-old boy outside of a Grand Crossing recording studio. Meiko Buchanan, 23, of the 600 block of West 60th Street, is charged with first-degree murder charge in the Sept. 26 fatal...
  • In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested

     In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested
    If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest. A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal...
  • West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal

    West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal
    An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal. Michael Martinez, 19, of 3040 S. Kostner Ave....
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • Man found guilty in shooting death outside Hollywood nightclub

    A 23-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting a man twice in the head outside a Hollywood night club last year, authorities said.  A jury took less than a day to find Robert Earl Thomas III guilty of first-degree murder. They also...
  • Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations

    Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations
    More than 20 gang members and associates of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips are facing federal charges on allegations of drug distribution, officials said Thursday.  Hundreds of FBI and L.A. Police Department officers were part of a coordinated effort...
  • 2 gang members, 1 hostage die in Stockton bank holdup, shootout

    Even in a city long plagued by violent crime, the bank robbery Wednesday left veteran police officers stunned. The robbers led police on a wild hourlong chase, holding hostages from the bank as human shields. Periodically, police say, the robbers...
  • Stockton bank suspect charged with murder, kidnapping and robbery

    The surviving suspect in the deadly Stockton bank robbery is facing 35 felony counts, including three counts of murder and 23 counts of attempted murder in connection with the dramatic incident. A 45-page criminal complaint filed by the San Joaquin...
  • Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage
    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • John Kass: Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...