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Chicago Teens: 'Fighting Is What We Do'

Neighborhood rivalry blamed for teen's beating death

(Newser) - Fighting is a way of life in the impoverished Chicago neighborhood where 16-year-old Derrion Albert was beaten to death in a videotaped brawl two weeks ago, local students say. "How many times you want me to walk away?" asked one teen whose brother was charged with murder after the... More »

3 Teens Charged With Murder of Chicago Student

Three youths charged as adults, held without bail, for taped killing

(Newser) - Chicago police have charged three teens with the murder of Derrion Albert, the high school honor student whose vicious beating was captured on video and widely circulated. Silvanus Shannon, 19, Eugene Riley, 18, and Eric Carson, 16, were all charged as adults with first-degree murder and ordered held without bail.... More »

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