| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Posted by Kristen Mack and Jeff Coen at 6:35 p.m. Mayoral candidate and City Clerk Miguel del Valle said today that if elected, he will appoint a chief environmental officer, expand residential recycling to the entire city, protect Chicagoâs waterways.....
| Aug 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Monique Garcia at 3:20 p.m. Students at Chicago Public Schools will be getting a telephone hot line to report information about the possible outbreak of violence, and officials hope it will help prevent shootings and beatings that can......
| Mar 7, 2010
Garrard McClendon describes it as a "divine" moment.
Last October, moments before he was to go on air to host his CLTV show, "Garrard McClendon Live," his wife, Quanica, called him at his desk. She was frantic.
"Leave the office," she said, before...
| Apr 18, 2010
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...
| Apr 18, 2010
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....
| Jun 13, 2010
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...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:18 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 9:30 PM
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....
| Jan 21, 2011
| 10:09 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:43 AM
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...