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  • Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violence

    Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violence
    After more than twenty years living on North Magnolia Avenue in Uptown, Victoria McGhee had had enough.
  • Colombia women's rights group wins U.N. award as risks lives for victims

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - They have received death threats, been forced from their homes, and live in the middle of drug turf wars, but nothing has stopped a Colombian women's rights group that is this year's recipient of a U.N. refugee agency...

    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....

    Fatal Rogers Park shooting may be tied to suburban gang fight: alderman

    Fatal Rogers Park shooting may be tied to suburban gang fight: alderman
    A fatal shooting in Rogers Park over Labor Day weekend was likely caused by tension between Evanston gangs, according to a Chicago alderman. About 8:45 p.m. Sunday two men, both 29, were shot in a gangway in the 7400 block of North Ridge Boulevard -...

    Few Nicaraguans among Central America's exodus to U.S.

    Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of Central America. Extreme poverty. Joblessness. Violence, especially against women and children. Government repression. And yet, in the latest exodus of Central American minors and others toward the U.S....