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  • When Billy Corgan's wrestlers came to Fenger

    When Billy Corgan's wrestlers came to Fenger
    Famous as he is in other city neighborhoods, suburbs and countries across the globe, Billy Corgan was just another tall, bald, white guy wearing a Bears jersey (No. 1), standing against the gymnasium wall at Christian Fenger Academy High School on the Far...
  • 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' to focus on the city, Mayor Emanuel

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' to focus on the city, Mayor Emanuel
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's getting his own reality show. OK, that's not exactly true, but apparently Rahmbo's trips to Hollywood have been paying off in bigger ways than with gifts and campaign contributions. He's about to get a publicity boost, too: CNN has...
  • 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...
  • 2 Fenger coaches removed as beating of student investigated

    2 Fenger coaches removed as beating of student investigated
    Patricia Thurmond-Jones opened her front door Saturday morning and saw more than a dozen teenage boys beating her son and grandson, bringing back memories of her daughter's violent death four years ago, she said Tuesday. "I already lost one daughter to...
  • Fenger coach charged in attack

    Fenger coach charged in attack
    The head varsity football coach at Fenger High School was charged last week with misdemeanor simple assault for allegedly threatening a student who was accused by one of the coach’s players of stealing a pair of Nike flip flops, Chicago police...