Until now, most people only knew Chicago teenage rapper Lil Reese as a close affiliate of hometown star Chief Keef and also a member of his 'Glory Boys Entertainment' roster.
Unfortunately, now he is being recognized worldwide for the wrong reason as a video has… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on October 25, 2012 at 8:39am —
It's hard for many people to believe an American city could be an all-out war zone, but if you live in Chicago than you know first hand that seeing truly is believing.
With over two months left in the year, Chicago already has over 400 murders,, meaning more people lost their lives there than the number of… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on October 22, 2012 at 8:30am —
The 1:20 mark of the 4th quarter may possibly be the time burned into Bulls fans memories as the point when their championship dreams were shattered.
Leading by 12 points, it seemed as though Chicago was cruising to victory despite a late rally by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Then things went bad....real… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on April 28, 2012 at 7:30pm —
15 year old Stephon Watts of Calumet City,Ill was well known by police there.
The teen who suffered from autism, had police called on him on several occasions due to violent behavior that included punching his mother in the face.
After a dispute over the computer with his father, Stephon once… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on February 3, 2012 at 10:42am —
In another case of humanity showing it's ugly side, a video has hit the net showing a teen hauling off and knocking out a homeless man at a Chicago L stop.
In the video, a group of teens is seen and heard joking around when the homeless man appears.
He seems to ask for some… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on November 7, 2011 at 5:09pm —
A pair of female Chicago Public High School students violently assaulted a fellow female student during class last week while at least four other students stood by and the teacher looked on in shock.
"They got angry and went ghetto on her,"
the victim's best friend, a freshman at… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on October 14, 2011 at 8:47pm —
It seems that more and more people question what they hear in the mainstream media these days, and with incidents like this one it's hard to blame anyone.
A reporter for CBS affiliate WBBM-TV
in Chicago was covering a story of two people being shot in a drive-by shooting in the… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on August 1, 2011 at 8:29am —
Superstar Nicki Minaj surprised more than 400 students and acted as the "Principal for the Day" at Collins Academy High School. Minaj's visit is one of many rewards for the students and teachers who won the Get MotivatED Challenge – a six week competition to improve daily attendance rates nationwide.… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on May 20, 2011 at 8:00am —
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The name Curtis Jackson and charity are no stranger to each other, but this scenario is quite different from what many would be expecting.
You see this Curtis Jackson isnt the world famous music star, instead its a homeless man from… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on May 14, 2011 at 6:00am —
Carol Moseley-Braun (left) and Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins (right).
CHICAGO-- Politics are known to get ugly ,especially when elections are nearing, and things definetly got ugly between rivals at a church in Chicago this past Sunday.
The exchange happened between Patricia Van… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on January 31, 2011 at 10:30am —
Chicago - His name is Che Smith, but you probably know him better as Rhymefest -- an award-winning rapper and music writer who has worked with superstars like Kanye West and Common.
Now, the 33-year-old Chicago native has set his sights on a new stage -- City Hall.
Two weeks ago, Smith announced he will run for 20th Ward alderman, a seat now held by Willie B. Cochran. But it's what Smith didn't disclose at that news… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on November 6, 2010 at 4:30pm —
Margaret Matthews, the South Shore grandmother who shot a 12-year-old boy after being attacked with a brick said she is relieved tonight that the boy only suffered minor injuries to his arm and will be okay. But the 68-year-old is not apologizing for defending herself.
"I prayed for him, I'm praying for him. This is an unfortunate situation that couldn't be helped. But if I hadn't tried to… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on October 1, 2010 at 8:00am —
: Chicago - Four men were fatally shot Thursday night in a drug-related attack in a Southwest Side garage.
About 8:30 p.m., police discovered four males inside a garage at 6128 S. Kildare Ave., said police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.
All the four victims were fatally shot and were the intentional targets… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on September 6, 2010 at 9:30am —
: Chicago - One suspect has been arrested and Chicago police believe they know who the second suspect is in last week’s fatal shooting of an 8-year-old South Side girl.
Prosecutors said the suspect in custody, Steshawn Brisco, said he "didn't care" that the victim, Tanaja Stokes, was jumping rope in front of her Roseland… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on August 16, 2010 at 4:52pm —
Tanaja Stokes (left) and Ariana Jones were hit with gunfire late Tuesday night. Tanaja died. Source: Sun-Times
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: A set of young cousins were shot Tuesday night while playing in their front yard with family members nearby. One, a 9-year-old, died and a 7-year-old is in the hospital.
Tanaja Stokes, 9, and Ariana… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on August 12, 2010 at 8:01am —
Interview Video Inside
Its been almost a year since the world was shocked by a huge afterschool brawl in Chicago that left honor student Derion Albert dead and other students injured. While the news headlines have become distant memories to most, the fact remains that a lot of lives were changed forever on that day.
Well one student has used his involvement in the tragic event and turned it into something… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on August 1, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Theresa Lumpkin is comforted by community activist Andrew Holmes on the 11500 block of South Perry Avenue where her son, 13-year-old Robert Freeman Jr., was shot multiple times and killed Wednesday evening. (Michael Tercha/Tribune)
VIDEO AFTER JUMP
: Theresa Lumpkin said she had been recently thinking of sending her son away to a safer… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 30, 2010 at 9:00am —
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: Chicago - A woman and eight males including a 16-year-old boy were wounded in a gang-related shooting Monday night at a CTA bus turnaround near a Southwest Side Catholic high school.
At 9:14 a.m., nine people were shot while standing at a CTA bus terminal at 7900 S. Western Avenue, according to a police News Affairs… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 28, 2010 at 10:30am —
: Anthony Kyser didn't have money for the tubes of toothpaste he stuffed in his jacket before he walked out of a Little Village CVS store Saturday morning.
He paid with his life, instead.
Chased out of the store and down a litter-strewn alley shortly before 11 a.m., the 35-year-old unemployed barber was strangled to death by a CVS employee who had seen him… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on May 11, 2010 at 3:00pm —
Antoinette Tate, Tammy Hunt, Rolanda Jackson, Marcia Jones, Tomika Jordan, Tawana Washington, Shantell Boyd, Aquila -- or Aquica -- Webster, Brustmore Brown.
On the night of March 22, Anna Green was allegedly hustling on the 4600 block of North Sheridan Road, but you could call her Brustmore Brown or any of the other aliases she has given the Chicago police and get a response. The police report filed that night recorded a new name –… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on April 30, 2010 at 11:00am —