Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a $15M estate in Martha’s...

By Hana R. Alberts, NY Post Barack and Michelle Obama are close to buying a massive Martha’s Vineyard estate. TMZ reports that the former president and...

$62B Education Cuts Proposed, College Aid Could be Slashed

By Charlene Crowell Every budget defines priorities and values. To put it another way, what’s really important in life gets supported financially. For many families,...

City inspectors find violations in R. Kelly’s rented studio on...

CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7/Crusader Staff Report This story was updated from an earlier development The Chicago Department of Buildings uncovered evidence of several building code...

Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans

By Bo Emerson, The American Journal-Constitution Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a...

CPS Teacher Charged With Battery After Incident With Student

By Matt Masterson, WTTW A Chicago elementary teacher has been arrested and removed from her West Side school after police say she was captured on...

Preckwinkle gets $500K campaign donation from labor union

Donation comes one month after SEIU donates $1 million to campaign Mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle received a $500,000 campaign donation from SEIU Illinois State...

WE MUST NEVER SURRENDER OUR CULTURE

Dr. Conrad Worrill Our late, great ancestor, Dr. Asa G. Hilliard’s book, The Maroon Within Us, once again reminds us of a major problem that...

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx wants possible R. Kelly victims...

By Tom Negovan and WGN Web Desk Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx held a press conference Tuesday after explosive allegations about singer R. Kelly...

Jay-Z and Meek Mill Launch Prison-Reform Alliance, Pledge $50 Million

By Dee Lockett, Vulture An unlikely group that includes two of the biggest rappers in the world and three of the country’s biggest sports team owners...

New UChicago Medicine report outlines top health priorities for South Side...

2019 Community Health Needs Assessment emphasizes diabetes, asthma and trauma resiliency as well as importance of addressing underlying contributors to health concerns and chronic...