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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • College 'devastated' after fatal shooting of former CPS basketball star

    College 'devastated' after fatal shooting of former CPS basketball star
    A 22-year-old Chicago man who recently committed to play basketball at a Division I school died after he was shot trying to break up a fight over a necklace Thursday afternoon, according to family and authorities. Michael Haynes was shot in the 11600...
  • $250K bail set for shooting victim's brother

    $250K bail set for shooting victim's brother
    Chicago police said Saturday that they do not have a suspect in custody for the fatal shooting of South Side basketball prodigy Michael Haynes. But the 22-year-old Fenger High School alum’s younger brother was held in lieu of a $250,000 bond for...
  • 18-year-old killed steps away from home -- and safety

    18-year-old killed steps away from home -- and safety
    An 18-year-old man who friends said was walking a few blocks home after leaving a party because an argument broke out did not make it to his front door on the Far South Side Saturday morning. He was shot about to death about 2 a.m. less than half-a-...
  • Fenger kids tell why they fight

    Fenger kids tell why they fight
    His left eye still swollen shut, Vashion Bullock doesn't deny fighting in the massive brawl that killed a Fenger High School student two weeks ago. He's watched the grainy fight video and seen himself standing shirtless in the middle of the frenetic mob....
  • Seeking safe passage: Curing a public epidemic

    Seeking safe passage: Curing a public epidemic
    Every year, scores of Chicago children are shot, knifed and beaten on the city streets. Almost as frequently, new policing strategies are rolled out, anti-violence programs are launched and private and public money is thrown at the problem. But youth...
  • The gantlet

    The gantlet
    Before they crack a textbook or enter a school's doors, most public high school students in Chicago have already taken their first test of the day. To make it to school, students crisscross streets carved up by gangs, board buses at chaotic stops and...
  • Youths bury feud, officials refocus on safety, helping a school heal after a deadly beating

    Fenger High School Principal Elizabeth Dozier had lost students to violence before. But on Sept. 24, just a month into a new year at a new school, the young principal lost another one. This time was different. When Derrion Albert was punched, stomped and...
  • Schools improve ties with police

    In the seven months since Fenger High School honors student Derrion Albert was beaten to death after school, police and school officials have refocused efforts to keep a closer watch on violence at and around city schools and to share information....