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  • Derrion Albert's mother fights for honorary street

    Derrion Albert's mother fights for honorary street
    Anjanette Albert doesn’t walk on the stretch of 111th Street where her son was murdered on his way home from Fenger Academy High School in 2009. It’s just too hard. Four years have passed since 16-year-old sophomore Derrion Albert was...
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' has real trauma, passion, in a real ER

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' has real trauma, passion, in a real ER
    Hot time, summer in the city, and the third episode of "Chicagoland" is filled with fireworks of all sorts. For those of you who like and admire our mayor, this episode is a feast of favorable scenes. For those who do not like and admire the mayor, this...
  • Emanuel front and center at U. of C. forum, CNN series

    Emanuel front and center at U. of C. forum, CNN series
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a highly visible evening Thursday, first talking big city politics with three other mayors and then appearing in living rooms across the country as the face of a new CNN documentary about Chicago. At a University of Chicago forum,...
  • Review: 'Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero' by Douglas Perry

    Review: 'Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero' by Douglas Perry
    This is no way to go: "Broke, alcoholic and dead from a massive heart attack at just fifty-five." But that was how life ended for Eliot Ness in 1957. But how very well the subsequent years treated him, allowing him to come to vivid and heroic life,...
  • Eliot Ness: Man wasn't as untouchable as the Hollywood legend

    Eliot Ness: Man wasn't as untouchable as the Hollywood legend
    When I think of General George Armstrong Custer, which admittedly I rarely do, I think Errol Flynn. Lou Gehrig? Why that would be Gary Cooper's face that comes to mind. Abe Lincoln? Daniel Day-Lewis. Mary Todd Lincoln? Sally Field. Malcolm X?...
  • Christmas finally returns to Derrion Albert's family

     Christmas finally returns to Derrion Albert's family
    The living room in Anjanette Albert's modest Bronzeville apartment is festive. A silver spruce is dressed in ornaments. Christmas stockings hang from the mantel of a mock fireplace. And Albert's dog, a white bichon-poodle mix named Cookie Monster, plays...
  • Fourth person convicted of Derrion Albert murder

    Fourth person convicted of Derrion Albert murder
    A Cook County jury convicted a South Side man of first-degree murder this afternoon in the 2009 videotaped beating death of Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert. Eugene Riley, 20, showed no reaction when the jury announced its verdict after...
  • Teen dead, 1 wounded in shooting on Far South Side

    A shooting that began with a fight left a 16-year-old boy dead and another teen wounded late Friday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. Markell Stribling, of the 11600 block of South Yale Avenue, was shot multiple times...
  • Final defendant guilty in fatal Fenger beating

    Final defendant guilty in fatal Fenger beating
    Shortly after watching a jury convict the final defendant Wednesday in the videotaped beating death of her son outside Fenger High School, Anjanette Albert was asked whether the grieving process might get easier with the trials now behind her. She...
  • 88-year-old Englewood man recounts being shot on porch

    88-year-old Englewood man recounts being shot on porch
    At 88, Arthur Bridgeford enjoys spending summer days on the front porch of his longtime Englewood home. "I get some fresh air and look at the girls pass by," Bridgeford said with a laugh Wednesday. But Tuesday the pastime almost cost him his life. A...
  • Last defendant in Derrion Albert beating death gets 32 years

    Last defendant in Derrion Albert beating death gets 32 years
    A Cook County judge today sentenced a man to 32 years in prison in the 2009 videotaped beating death of Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert, marking a legal end to the case that made worldwide news after the brutal video went viral on the...