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Logan Square »

Gangbanger Pleads Guilty to Brutal Beating of Brian DeLeon, Authorities Say

Esteban Miranda, who beat the Logan Square boy into a coma, was sentenced to 23 years in prison.

Auburn Gresham »

Police Shoot and Kill Two Men in Separate Incidents on South, West Sides

Police said the men were shot after pointing guns at officers.

Humboldt Park »

Anti-Violence Activist Mentors Gunman Who Shot at Him in Humboldt Park

Jedidiah Brown dodged bullets Monday, then brought the gunman to the scene of another shooting Tuesday.

Near West Side »

Common's Message to Beefing Chicago Rappers: Be Careful What You Tweet

The South Side native, in town for an art exhibit, talked rap murders, drill music and social media.

Rogers Park »

Brandon Hinton Found Guilty of Murder of Elderly, Disabled Rogers Park Man

Family and supporters of victim John Costulas breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as the verdict was read.

Rogers Park »

Man Charged in Robbery of Rogers Park Man: 'I Didn't Want Him to Die'

An interrogation video was played during the trial of Brandon Hinton, charged with killing John Costulas.

Rogers Park »

Witness to Fatal Attack of Rogers Park Man Testifies He Heard 'Thump'

The trial in the murder of a developmentally disabled man near the Howard Street L stop began Tuesday.  

The Loop »

Chicago Police Solve More Murders With New Strategy, Witness Cooperation

MARK KONKOL: More detectives and cops on the beat are helping crack the "no-snitch" code, police say.

South Shore (above 79th) »

Teen Survivors of Gun Violence Confront Deeper Wounds

Lawrence Sellers and Donald Murphy survived bullet wounds but face emotional injuries in the aftermath.

Auburn Gresham »

Rev. Michael Pfleger Plans Peace March for First Day of Summer Friday

The St. Sabina pastor timed the rally for the season that typically sees the most murders in the city.

Englewood »

Michelle Obama to Meet Again with Harper Students

The first lady will talk to students during their Wednesday visit to Washington, D.C., officials said.

River North »

Brother Raymond Pushes For Peace, Redemption Amid School Closing Fears

MARK KONKOL: Cabrini missionary Jim Fogarty thinks reformed gang members could make walk to school safe.

Bronzeville »

Mother's Day Without Kevin

MARK KONKOL: Ebony Ambrose's last chat with son reminds her she raised a respectful young man.