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Chicago Flash Mobs

LOOK: A Grocery Store Flash Mob Opera

Posted 08.23.2013 | Chicago

Shoppers at a Chicago grocery store last weekend were caught off guard when a group of the store's employees suddenly broke out into song -- and, as t...

State House OKs Crackdown On Social Media-Fueled 'Flash Mobs'

Posted 05.11.2013 | Chicago

A new crackdown OK'd by Illinois state lawmakers could mean tougher prison sentences for social media users who incite violent "flash mob" attacks usi...

Black Teen Flash Mobs: A Frightening Result Of Chronic Political Neglect

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

Since flash mobs are the new fad, perhaps politicians should join in the fun. Political leaders could form a flash mob where they all actually get together and do something for the American people, instead of taking care of themselves and their corporate partners.

Police Chief, Congressman Speak Out On Flash Mob Violence

Posted 08.07.2011 | Chicago

After a weekend of violence in an upscale Chicago neighborhood, city leaders are speaking out about the growing discussion of crimes perpetrated by yo...

Flash Mobs Take A Violent Turn In Downtown Robberies

Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

Over the weekend, four assaults and violent robberies were committed -- at least one in broad daylight -- in downtown Chicago's glittering shopping di...