Tuesday night a young rapper killed, his rival exults on twitter. Today. Headlines. Drunk adults, children left until the wee hours, witness to shootings, on and on.
Teen shot in head among 4 wounded, 1 dead overnight
Police: Wheeling couple left toddler alone while stealing from cars
3 charged with armed robbery outside downtown McDonald's
Union: Police shoot man carrying '30-clip' pistol in Chatham
Stop.The pursuit started about 1:45 a.m. when four officers in a Gresham district car spotted a van driving with its side door open in the 7200 block of South Champlain Avenue, Fraternal Order of Police Spokesman Pat Camden said. The union represents rank-and-file police officers."It's also a way the gangs do a lot of their drive-by shootings," Camden said. "They try to stop the van and he doesn't really want to stop."
Stop funding abortion, the mills that butcher life.
Stop excusing promiscuity, behavior that cheapens life.
Stop enabling and glorifying single parenthood, abuse that sets children on the path to repeat the destructive cycle of fatherless babies and crime.
Stop turning a blind eye.
Abstinence, getting a job, then getting married, then having a baby. That's the way to success, to a better life, to a healthy society.
We have to start.
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"These guys are really gang members who make rap"
Where is their family? Who is their family. What kind of family they have matters. Start right.
After several hours of mostly negative fallout from his more than 200,000 Twitter followers, the 17-year-old claimed his account had been hacked.
In an interview outside her residence in the Altgeld Gardens public housing complex, Coleman's mother, Robin Russell, wouldn't discuss whether her son belonged to the Gangster Disciples.
"His music was his music," she said. "I didn't get into what he did ... when he left my house. I tried to be there, tried to teach my son the right way. But you can't hold no child's hand every step of the way. So what he did in the streets I don't know about. What he raps about, I don't know about. ... Whatever's going on out there, I don't know."