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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...