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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...