Police officer appears to choke and use Taser during arrest for...

By ABC7 News An investigation has been launched after video was posted to social media showing DeKalb police appearing to choke a man, hold him...

Teen entrepreneurs battle to bring their dreams to fruition

Annual challenge led by EY and Big Shoulders Fund aims to improve STEM education and encourage entrepreneurship among students Big Shoulders Fund and the Chicago...

Afghanistan is not worth it

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow Our latest trist in Afghanistan has lasted over 19 years. It is long overdue for us...

Sip and Savor coffee house opens third location

Restored Rosenwald Court Apartments home to coffee shop Sip and Savor Coffee House opened its third location at the corner of 47th and Michigan on...

Iconic WVON radio station moving from Chatham

Crusader staff report WVON 1690-AM, Chicago’s iconic Black news/talk radio station, is moving its headquarters from Chatham to the South Loop by the end of the...

Computer virus hits newspapers coast-to-coast

"It’s likely that the issues will affect the process of printing and delivering the Sunday newspapers as well," the Los Angeles Times said in...

Illinois Lottery launches 2019 ‘MS Project’ instant game

The Illinois Lottery, in partnership with the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National MS Society and the Illinois Department of Public Health, has launched...

The DNC is a Ball of Confusion

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow “I don’t belong to any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Will Rogers. If Mr. Rogers...

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

By Bonnie DeShong There are many famous films that tell a love story. There are many more that aren’t as well known. THE SUN IS ALSO...

Teen girl’s body found in Gary, police seek help identifying her

By Eric Horng, ABC7 News The Lake County, Indiana, Sheriff's Department is asking for help identifying the teenage girl found dead Monday in an alley...