Marchers carry crosses through Chicago in memory of murder victims

Catholic News Service

CHICAGO (CNS) — Shara Funches’ eyes scanned the rows of crosses set up on the sidewalk just north of the Chicago River on Michigan Avenue, a main thoroughfare through downtown.

Funches was looking for the cross bearing the name of her godson, Devon Almon, 23, who was gunned down on the Eisenhower Expressway Sept. 29.

“I had to be here for him. But also for all the kids who died. It just has to stop. It’s just sad. All the mothers,..