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August 26th, 2009
08:28 PM ET

CNN Special Report: Chicago's Deadly Streets

What's behind the epidemic of teen killings in Chicago? CNN's Don Lemon and Senior Producer Annika Young went there to find out. They met with drug dealers blamed for much of the violence, listened to the heartbroken parents who have lost sons and daughters in the crossfire, and spoke to the community activists trying to end the bloodshed that has earned one Chicago neighborhood the nickname "Killer Town." In this special report: An unflinching look at a deeply troubling problem mirrored in communities across America, and proposed solutions that will require commitment, time, money and boundless energy.


Filed under: Chicago's Deadly Streets • Don Lemon
August 26th, 2009
07:39 AM ET

Remembering Senator Kennedy

Sen. Edward Kennedy died Tuesday night after a lengthy battle with brain cancer.  Statements from the Senator’s colleagues and friends are pouring in to the CNN newsroom.  We want to hear your thoughts.  Share your reaction by posting a comment here or by submitting an iReport.  What will you most remember Senator Kennedy for?

Filed under: Heidi Collins • In the Newsroom • Josh Levs • Kyra Phillips • Tony Harris
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