Family of Gary man killed in officer-involved shooting questions police narrative

By Will Jones, ABC7 News The mother of an Indiana man killed in an officer-involved shooting says the Gary Police Department's story doesn't add up. Rashad...

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a...

By Dara Sharif, The Root Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the...

Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in tragic motorcycle accident

Police suspect speed and poor visibility are the cause of the crash into a minivan By Megan Sims, The Grio Former NFL player, Cedric Benson lost...

A Crusader at the Sun Times

She got racist hate mail and sometimes stirred tensions as the “voice for the voiceless,” but Columnist Mary Mitchell went on to build a...

Wired to Wear at the Museum of Science and Industry

Technology’s next great revolution is as close as your clothes. Your wardrobe—and your life—will never be the same. Wired to Wear is the first-ever exhibit...

Urban Growers Collective to host 2nd annual gala Sept. 19

Urban Growers Collective (UGC), a leading non-profit organization in urban agriculture and food policy in Chicago, will host its annual gala to support educational...

Let Metra take you to the Chicago Air and Water Show

Service and capacity added throughout the weekend Every year, thousands of people from across the Chicago region crowd the city’s lakefront to watch the impressive...

Mary J. Blige returns to Ravinia Festival 

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, MSJ There have been many guests at Ravinia Festival this season, and still on the bill, among others, are Queen Latifah...

R.A.W. TUBA To Receive The 2nd Annual Richard And Ellen Sandor...

On Saturday, August 17 at 1:00 pm, the Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize will be presented to the winner...

Honored by two mayors – Lyda Cecelia M. Clarkston Guice dies...

Life-long Woodlawn resident Cecelia M. Guice, wife of the late Rev. Edgar Emerson Guice, Sr. and daughter of Lucas and Lyda Clarkston passed away...