With numerous protests on the streets of Chicago and clashes with law enforcement officers, many of the city’s young people have been too often silenced or denied an opportunity to be heard in a safe and friendly environment. So on Monday, August 3, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., City...
Second Installment Cook County property tax bills are due August 3, 2020, but property owners have two extra months to pay without a late fee, Treasurer Maria Pappas said recently. “In my nearly 22 years as Treasurer, I’ve never told people not to pay their taxes,” Pappas said. “But the...
Scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic are on the rise. Calls from scammers to homes and businesses posing as NIPSCO employees continue to occur — an issue impacting many energy companies around the United States. Recent, and common reports from NIPSCO residential and business customers state that they have received...
Application portal designed to help Indiana renters living outside of Marion County affected by COVID-19 cover monthly rent payments or past due rent The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) wants to remind Hoosiers that the state’s Rental Assistance Portal became available beginning Monday, July 13 at 9 a.m....
Historic step to reverse redlining on the South Side of Chicago Greenlining Realty USA, a national real estate development firm committed to undoing the historic damage caused by the discriminatory practice of redlining, recently unveiled its first major development in the Chicago neighborhood of Woodlawn. The virtual groundbreaking of the...
Requires July monthly ticket purchase, also adding free Westbound rides To show continued appreciation and understanding of ongoing impacts from COVID-19, the South Shore Line announced that all monthly tickets purchased for the month of July will remain valid throughout August 2020. As the State of Indiana and the City of...
Crusader Staff Report EBONY CEO Willard Jackson Jr. was removed after the board of directors of the iconic magazine discovered several transactions during an ongoing investigation. The board of directors said they will appoint an interim CEO and operating committee. The board also said that it will prioritize the payment of...
 Participant says Mendoza’s prioritizing puts Vendor Payment Program at risk By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — A program that helps vendors get paid even when the state is late paying its bills might be in danger, the head of one financial company said, because of the way Illinois Comptroller Susana...
 Week-Long Series  ‘Black Owned’ hosted by Anchor Terrell Brown to premiere Live on ABC 7, Monday, July 13 at 11:00 a.m. CDT Stream Live on abc7chicago.com and ABC 7’s connected TV Apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku ABC7, Chicago’s No. 1 station for news, presents “Black Owned,” a week-long series of live interviews spotlighting greater Chicago’s Black-owned businesses. The special will...
36% APR Cap More Essential Now Than Ever On July 7, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) gutted a proposed protection against predatory lending, leaving Hoosier families exposed to the harms of payday lending. The 2017 Payday Rule, which was finalized but did not take effect, would have required...