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Feds Hope Slain Informant’s Tapes Convict Gang Members In Drug Case

Gunned down last year in front of his terrified young son and girlfriend within days of being unmasked as a cooperating witness, Keith Daniels helped police solve one of Chicago’s highest-profile murders of 2011 — the botched drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander, 13-year-old Darius “Bay Bay” Brown.

04/22/2014

Darius Brown Suspects

5 Charged In Shooting That Killed Boy, 13

Four men and a woman have been charged in a shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy as he played basketball in a city park during the summer.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk (left), who was shot and killed in November 2010, was honored with a retired star on Aug. 10, 2011, the same day that a funeral was held for 13-year-old Darius Brown (right), who was shot and killed while playing basketball at a Bronzeville park. (Credit: Chicago Police Department/Brown Family Photo)

Emanuel Honors Fallen Cop; Attends Slain Teen’s Funeral

Violence on the streets of Chicago was the main course on Wednesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s menu. First, Emanuel attended a ceremony to retire the star of a fallen Chicago Police Officer, then he went to the funeral of a 13-year-old boy who was killed while playing basketball.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Darius Brown, 13, was killed while playing a game of pickup basketball at a park in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on Aug. 3, 2011. He died early the next morning. (Brown Family Photo)

$10,000 Reward Offered For Solving 13-Year-Old Boy’s Murder

A $10,000 reward is now being offered in hopes of finding the gunman who shot and killed Darius Brown, 13, as he played basketball earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Darius Brown, 13, was killed while playing a game of pickup basketball at a park in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on Aug. 3, 2011. He died early the next morning. (Brown Family Photo)

Police Ask Public’s Help In Solving Murder Of 13-Year-Old

Police have a surveillance camera photo of a late-model white sedan that could be related to the shooting death of Darius Brown, who was playing basketball at Metcalfe Park on Wednesday.

08/04/2011

Darius Brown, 13, was killed while playing a game of pickup basketball at a park in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on Aug. 3, 2011. He died early the next morning. (Brown Family Photo)

Boy, 13, Dead From Gunshot On Basketball Court

A 13-year-old boy playing basketball with his friends in Bronzeville was shot and killed Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011