'He was full of joy': Mentor remembers boy, 11, killed in West Side hit-and-run
9 days ago - By WGN TV
CHICAGO - 'The Bloc' in Humboldt Park is a place kids on the West Side come to learn how to box while receiving tutoring and other support.
Ja'lon James, 11, was one of them.
Police search for hit-and-run driver who killed 11-year-old boy on West Side
"Ja'lon was everything a kid could be. He was full of joy, full of curiosity. He was a little mischievous," said boxing mentor Jamyle Cannon. "What struck me the most about Ja'lon was how much he loved his brothers, how much he loved spending time around them, making them laugh, learning the things they learned. It also struck me how much...
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