Darrell Johnson, 39, Charged In Murder Of 9-Year-Old Janari RicksA 39-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 9-year-old Janari Ricks, who was shot and killed Friday evening while playing outside in the Cabrini Green neighborhood.
Justice For Janari: Charges In The Shooting Death Of The 9-Year-Old To Come SoonThey described the shooter sneaking through a gangway and firing a gun at a group of men, but instead hitting the innocent nine-year-old.
Suspect In Custody In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Janari RicksPolice have said, around 6:45 p.m. Friday, a gunman opened fire on a group of people behind the townhomes on the 900 block of North Cambridge Avenue – the last occupied section of the Cabrini-Green public housing development – when a bullet struck Janari in the chest.
At Least 34 People Shot, 9 Killed In Chicago So Far This WeekendAt least 33 people had been shot this weekend in Chicago as of late Sunday evening, and nine of them had been killed.
Reward Reaches $4,000 And Counting For Information Leading To Arrest In Murder Of 9-Year-Old Janari RicksThe search continued Sunday night for the killer of a 9-year-old boy outside the Cabrini Rowhouses.
Grief And Outrage After 9-Year-Old Janari Ricks Was Shot And Killed Outside Cabrini RowhousesA family is crestfallen and outraged after a 9-year-old boy was shot dead Friday night while playing outside in the Cabrini rowhouses.
9 Year-Old Child Fatally Shot On Near North SideThe incident took place near 900 North Cambridge.
7-Year-Old Dantrell Davis' Murder Led To Gang Truce In 1992; Those Who Were There Call For New Effort With Multiple Children Shot RecentlySeven-year-old Dantrell’s death sparked a gang truce. The murder of a child was even too much for the streets back then. But 28 years later, children are being murdered while playing outside, or sitting in the house or the car.
One Elusive Coyote Leads Police On Chase Through Cabrini-Green Neighborhood, Another Captured At Fremont And WillowA coyote led police on a chase through the Cabrini-Green area Thursday night, amid an all-out hunt for a coyote that bit a young boy on the head in Lincoln Park a night earlier.
MISSING: Tiffany Leavell, 34, Not Seen Since AprilPolice on Tuesday were asking the public for help in finding a woman who has been missing for months from the Near North Side.
LOCATED: Juwan Edwards, 13, Last Seen In Cabrini-Green AreaPolice have located a 13-year-old boy who had gone missing from the Cabrini-Green area.
Man Shot, Wounded In Cabrini-Green AreaA man was shot and wounded early Saturday in the Cabrini-Green area, police said.
Last Of Cabrini Green Row Houses Slated To Come DownOnce a troubled corner of Chicago, the area that was once home to the Cabrini Green housing project has changed drastically over the years.
Parents Upset Over TV Scene Of Sniper Shooting Near SchoolSome parents on the North Side want the city to shut down a television production that includes a scene depicting a sniper shooting near a school.
Man Faces Felony Charges After Cabrini Green StandoffRaphael Taylor was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm and manufacture or delivery of cocaine.