Chicago police put two dispatchers on leave while investigators try to figure out why it took almost a half hour to respond to a 911 call of an assault in progress at Durking Park in Scottsdale last weekend.
The clash between black kids and a group of white and Hispanic kids in the 8400 block of South Kolin sent nine people to hospitals, one boy was beaten into a coma. Neighborhood folks concerned about the slow response by police.
Columnist Mary Mitchell wrote today that this brawl may have been caused by the imaginary racial boundaries in neighborhoods that are friction points for this kind of violence, and always have been in Chicago.
What's your take on these invisible ines — certain streets, railroad tracks and highways — that divide neighborhood demographics by black, white and Hispanic?
Post your stories of how our still segregated city -- and these racial boundary lines -- affect your life?