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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...
  • 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-...
  • $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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...