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East Garfield Park »

Accused of bringing a gun to a fistfight and killing a child, Tevin Lee was ordered held without bail.

Humboldt Park »

The man was gunned down in Humboldt Park after a run-in with a group of gangbangers, prosecutors said.

Albany Park »

After sentencing Jovan Djurdjlov, the judge called street gangs "a plague on our city."

Little Village »

The 20-year-old woman he killed brushed off his demand to know her gang affiliation, prosecutors said.

Humboldt Park »

Losing the use of his legs didn't stop Andrew Ruiz from shooting and killing a man, the jury found.

West Englewood »

Officer Alejandro Vadadez was slain by the people he was trying to protect, prosecutors said.

Humboldt Park »

Paraplegic gangbanger Andrew Ruiz is on trial in the 2009 drive-by murder of Manny Roman.

Edgewater »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel admitted that, at first, "we didn't really have a comprehensive anti-gang strategy."

Bronzeville »

Darius Brown, 13, was the innocent victim caught in the middle of a gang rivalry in Bronzeville.

Albany Park »

A mother and daughter were killed when a teen allegedly set fire to a rival gang member's building.

Austin »

Jonathan Calvillo, 16, was allegedly aiming at a gang rival when he shot teenager after school.

West Englewood »

James Dukes to move into Englewood home abandoned by a family intimidated by drug-dealing gangs.

Auburn Gresham »

None of the 27 kids in the Joplin Elementary classroom was hit when the bullets struck this week.