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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Sharing the tragedy

    Sharing the tragedy
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...