Posts Tagged ‘ violence ’

Vid: The Cost of Violence at Truman College

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December 8, 2011

A video look at Uptown violence and its effect on Truman College students.
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Amundsen student killed in Humboldt Pk shooting

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June 23, 2011

Jovany Diaz, 15, a sophomore at Amundsen High School, was shot June 13 in a front yard of a residence in the 4300 block of West Hirsch. Diaz was celebrating his 15th birthday. News reports say Diaz was in the front yard of a residence on Hirsch when a gunman crossed the street at...
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Hoops removed from Bronco Billy

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June 17, 2011
Hoops removed from Bronco Billy

Ald. James Cappleman noted that the basketball hoops have been removed from Bronco Billy Park, 4437 N Magnolia, in the Uptown neighborhood. “On advice from the police, in agreement with the Parks Department, the basketball hoops at the Bronco Billy Park have been removed,” Cappleman announced in his weekly letter to constituents today. “The...
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AP report says Illinois knew of group home issues

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March 28, 2011

A report by the Associated Press says problems at group homes in Eastern Illinois were known by state officials two years before those problems led to the death of Paul McCann. McCann’s death has led to allegations of assault against staff members of the group home he resided in. The 2008 death of Dustin...
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