Dedicated, temporary bus lanes on essential bus corridors will improve bus reliability and make social distancing easier for CTA customers Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently announced that the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) are launching Pop-Up Essential Bus Lanes as part of a pilot on...
A Texas native, Nash was one of the first non-Jamaicans to record reggae and worked with Bob Marley early in his career. By David Moye, Huff Post Singer Johnny Nash, who hit No. 1 in 1972 with “I Can See Clearly Now,” died on Tuesday at the age of 80. Nash died...
By Celine Castronuovo, The Hill Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) on Tuesday criticized civil rights lawyer Ben Crump for citing allegations of bias as reasoning for a special prosecutor to reopen the case surrounding Breonna Taylor’s death, with Cameron saying it was “irresponsible” for Crump “to push such narratives, such...
This week the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Helping MOMS Act, legislation aimed at reducing and ending America’s growing maternal mortality crisis. “This is a big step toward reducing the tragedy of preventable maternal deaths by ensuring new moms can continue to seek necessary medical care,” said Congresswoman Kelly,...
By Joe Sutton, Jon Passantino, Raja Razek and Amir Vera, CNN A police officer in Texas was arrested and charged with murder Monday following the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old Black man, authorities said. Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas responded to a call about a possible fight after 8 p.m....
Landlords face heavy fines for not supplying adequate heat Crusader Staff Report Chicago’s heating ordinance is now in effect as forecasters predict temperatures to dip in the low 40s this week. With the coronavirus pandemic, struggling landlords must still provide adequate heating for tenants. According to the Department of Buildings, which enforces...
By Asia Simone Burns, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The film community is in mourning after actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd was shot and killed in southwest Atlanta, according to police. Byrd, who is well-known for starring in several films by director Spike Lee and also being a Tony Award-nominated stage actor, was found...
'I beat the ever-living ... out of him,’ the trooper said in a conversation picked up on his body-camera mic. Written by BET Staff Ronald Greene’s family would never know just how he died if a Louisiana State Trooper had not bragged about what happened. Master Trooper Christoper Hollingsworth was captured last...
By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com More than 2 million Illinois voters have requested vote-by-mail ballots and more than 26,000 such ballots have already been returned, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections. That means about a quarter of the state’s registered voters had requested vote-by-mail ballots as of Wednesday, Sept....
2-Day Event Will Include Pre-Gala Generational Conversations, At-Home Dinner Parties, and Performances by Common, The Emotions, and Jonathan McReynolds The Chicago Urban League is making several changes to its signature annual fundraiser in light of the two biggest issues of 2020: COVID-19 and racial injustice. The 59th Annual Golden Fellowship...