A 3-year-old boy was crushed to death Friday evening by a large, rusted steel gate at the Cabrini-Green housing complex, prompting a crowd to gather and hurl accusations of mismanagement at property managers.
"How many accidents happen over here because of failed inspections," screamed Willie J.R. Fleming, a resident and a director with the Coalition to Protect Public Housing. "There's no accountability, there's no oversight of this."
A 17-year-old boy was killed and three men injured Monday night when four males in a van opened fire on them in an apparently gang-related drive-by on the South Side.
About 7:20 p.m., the four men were walking in the 6800 block of South Indiana Avenue when four men in a newer model silver van began shooting, according to police News Affairs Officer David Banks.
Jason Edwards, 17, of the 6800 block of S. Indiana Ave., was shot at 6847… Continue