Victor Valencia said he was overwhelmed with tears of happiness, anger and sadness on Friday, Sept. 17 when gang member Narcisco Gatica was found guilty for the murder of his brother, DePaul honors student Francisco “Frankie” Valencia.
The U.S. is a star player in the drug war. However, when it comes time to play an active role in ending the game, the U.S. suddenly calls timeout and sits on the sidelines.
Over the 2009 summer, seven men were the victims of muggings in the Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods. Police have linked five of these muggings together and believe the other two may be connected. Police have yet to identify the offenders. The map below shows where the muggings occurred. Zoom in or out and click … Read more