Today (December 23) was not a good day for King Louie.
Two of Chicago’s most revered figures in its horrific gunland culture are using their names in efforts to get the active gang members to ensemble a cease-fire. Larry Hoover and Abdul Malik Kabah, co-founders of the Gangster Disciples and Black P. Stones, respectively, are speaking out in the wake of Tyshawn Lee’s wake and funeral, […]
Everyone is grieving for the family of Tyshawn Lee, the 9-year-old child from Chicago who was murdered last week after he was “lured” into an alley that would eventually be his tomb.
Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq trailer was released a few days ago and it’s safe to say that the negative reactions far outweighed the curious and insightful ones. The city of Chicago’s violence woes is an issue that hasn’t touched citizens of the United States in some form or fashion and juxtaposing or even transfixing the topic […]
Chicago gun violence has become commonplace reporting nearly every weekend but over the past 72 hours, a different scenario for bodies been dropped has surfaced.
Yet another holiday has passed that spelled a bloody forecast for the Windy City.
On July 11, yet another rapper in Chicago tragically lost their life. Marvin Carr, 21, best known as the rapper Capo from Chief Keef’s Glo Gang record label, was gunned down in on the 7700 block of South Kingston Avenue, according to report relayed to the Chicago Tribune from Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago Police […]
Unfortunately, the Chicago 4th Of July weekend has become a tradition for gratious violence that has ripped families apart. The madness continued these past three days during a very bloody holiday period were at least eight people were pronounced dead, including a seven-year-old boy.
With or without Kanye West, Spike Lee’s upcoming movie for Chiraq is proceeding as planned, which has plenty of citizens living in the Windy City up in arms over the title.
Another day of shootings in the Windy City has left one person dead, one arrested and twelve people shot, including a Chicago police captain.
It doesn’t take a special occasion or holiday for the city of Chicago to be showered in horrific violence.
**UPDATE** The amount of destruction a few more hours in Chicago can bring is uncanny. In a final tally, the Chicago-Tribune is reporting that 82 people were shot and 14 killed over the past weekend. Looks like they bested their 2013 holiday weekend after all. Unfortunately, no 2014 holiday weekend would be complete without a […]
Pictured above is the face of greed, envy, scorn and murder.
Chicago has done it again and that is not a coronating statement.
One of the teens involved in a 2009 Chicago brawl that left 16-year-old honor student Derrion Albert dead says he’s learned from the experience and is pledging to turn his life around. A now much wiser 18-year-old Vashawn Bullock is sitting down to tell reporters how his life changed forever that fateful September day. Footage […]
Two Chicago teens were found dead this morning after police say they were kidnapped, stripped naked and shot execution style. Police found the bodies of 17-year-old Dante Coleman and 17-year-old Ibitoye Olayinka lying face down on railroad tracks Monday near the city’s Southside Princeton Park neighborhood. Authorities believe the pair were kidnapped late Sunday night […]
Chicago police have a man in custody they say admitted to shooting an 84-year-old man in the thigh after he “disrespected him” and did not give him $1. 21-year-old Melvin Hammond told police that he approached the elderly man at a local McDonald’s and asked him if he had $1. When the man did not […]