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  • Islamic State's badass path to paradise

    In his 1988 book “Seductions of Crime,” UCLA sociologist Jack Katz devotes an entire chapter to what he calls the “ways of the badass.” “In many youthful circles,” he writes, “to be ‘bad,' to be a ‘...
  • 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...
  • Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album 'promoted' shootings, D.A. says

    Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album 'promoted' shootings, D.A. says
    Among the 15 suspected San Diego street-gang members charged in a string of shootings is Brandon Duncan, an aspiring rap singer. Duncan, 33, who raps under the name Tiny Doo, is not accused of providing the guns or being present at the nine shootings...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Homicides persist as fortunes sink on 116th Street in West Pullman

    Homicides persist as fortunes sink on 116th Street in West Pullman
    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...
  • 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...
  • Man takes witness stand, denies killing teens in Newport News

    Man takes witness stand, denies killing teens in Newport News
    NEWPORT NEWS — A Newport News jury began deliberating Thursday on the third day of a double homicide trial. Floyd Taybron, 22, is charged with killing Barry Eugene Richardson, 16, of Newport News, and Keon Otis Flemming, 15, of Smithfield, on Dec....