Tag: gang violence

Breaking: Alleged Tyshawn Lee Murderer Revealed

Charge details to come in news conference

Watch: First Single from ‘Chiraq’

Chiraq soundtrack becomes available on December

Happy Headlines: From Gang Member to Graduate

From a violent adolescent to a smiling college grad, change is real

Late-night Chicago Attack Wounds 13

Three victims, including 3-year-old boy, are in critical condition

Waka Flocka Flame Plans Anti-Violence Concert

The rapper is reportedly planning a non-violence concert to tour Chicago schools.

Former NBA Player Javaris Crittenton Indicted for Murder

Former Washington Wizards guard Javaris Crittenton is indicted on charges of murder and gang activity.

7 Shot at Rapper’s Video Release Party in Chicago

At least seven people were injured when a shooting occurred at a video release party at a South Side Chicago nightclub, according to CBS Chicago. ...

Chicago woman killed same day sister sat behind Obama

18-year-old Janay McFarlane killed same day Obama visits sister's school for gun control speech.

Hadiya Pendleton Spoke Out Against Gang Violence

Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old who was killed a few days after performing at the Inauguration spoke out against gun violence when she was alive.

‘Murder to Excellence’ Documentary Spotlights Chicago

Watch BET's new "Murder to Excellence: Life & Hip Hop in Chicago" documentary.

Speculation Says Rick Ross Canels Show Due to Gang Threats

It's speculated that Rick Ross was forced to cancel two shows in North Carolina due to death threats by a notorious street gang.

Jonathan McReynolds offers ‘Life Music’

The rising gospel star talks about growing into and being true to his calling

Innocent ex-gang member set free

LOS ANGELES — A former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn’t commit has been exonerated and set free. John Edward Smith, wearing glasses and a tan striped ...

Chicago Teachers Union goes on strike

Chicago Public Schools sees its first teachers strike in 25 years

Chicago Teen Rapper Lil JoJo Slain

On Tuesday, rapper Joseph “Lil JoJo” Coleman, 18, was gunned down on the back of a bicycle on the South Side of Chicago. According to the ...