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  • Prosecutors: Man delivered final blow to Derrion Albert

    In the last seconds of the grainy video of the beating death of Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert, a teen in black-and-yellow gym shoes leaped into the air and stomped with both feet at Albert's head as he lay prone on the pavement....
  • Teen gets 26 years in Fenger fatal beating

    Teen gets 26 years in Fenger fatal beating
    A teen charged in the videotaped beating death of Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert wept in court today as he said goodbye to his mother and sisters after being sentenced to 26 years in prison. Eric Carson, 17, pleaded guilty to one count of...
  • 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...
  • 2 CPS coaches, 4 players charged in alleged hazing

    2 CPS coaches, 4 players charged in alleged hazing
    Two Chicago high school football coaches and four players were charged in connection with an alleged episode of hazing involving a 14-year-old boy, Chicago police said today. In the Oct. 18 incident -- reportedly captured on video by one of the coaches...
  • Eliot Ness collection up for auction

    Eliot Ness collection up for auction
    Want to own a piece of Eliot Ness? A collection of credentials and memorabilia belonging to the "Untouchable" is being auctioned off this fall. It includes Ness' Department of Justice credentials dated May 14, 1932 and his Treasury Department of...
  • 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...
  • Judge orders Chicago Public Schools to discuss transfers with Fenger students

    A federal judge on Monday instructed Chicago Public Schools to discuss transfer options with Fenger High School students who want to change schools because they feel unsafe following the beating death of a student. Ten Fenger students filed a lawsuit...
  • Faces of Fenger

    Faces of Fenger
    In September they were two teens heading into senior year. Vashion "B.J." Bullock and Montrell Truitt lived in the same neighborhood on the Far South Side, were classmates at Fenger High School and were being raised by the firm hands of protective...
  • Neighborhoods' deadly feud hits a critical point

    Four Fenger High School students walked down a hallway in the West Side headquarters of the anti-violence group CeaseFire, neatly dressed, headphones draped over their ears. Their young faces seemed at odds with the violent narrative that sprang from...
  • Fenger students get acquainted on neutral ground

    Fenger students get acquainted on neutral ground
    To get them to talk, the teens had to be separated from their environment, plucked from South Side streets carved up by imaginary turf lines and bused to a place where violence was unacceptable. And so about 50 Fenger High School students found...