The Evolution of the National Black Chamber of Commerce – Final...

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow It was the late 1980s, and life was great for the Alford/DeBow family. In such a short...

Lollapalooza: Chicago music festival gates open in Grant Park with The...

By Meghan Kluth, ABC7 News Chicago's biggest music festival Lollapalooza kicked off in Grant Park Thursday morning, August 1. Festival-goers were out in full force Thursday...

Woodridge Resident Wins $1,000,000 Illinois Lottery Prize!

Jose Herrera instantly won $1,000,000 when he scratched a $250,000,000 Cash Spectacular instant ticket. Herrera, who is from Woodridge, has been a regular Illinois Lottery...

Lucky Stretch in Illinois: Four Large Prizes Won Since Thursday!

$1,000,000 Powerball Prize Won in Batavia, $150,000 Lucky Day Lotto Prize Won in Worth, $100,000 Prize Won in Chicago, $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto Prize...

Fox fights record label to keep ‘Empire’ TV series title

Guest star Andre Royo, Jussie Smollette, Terrence Howard and Trai Byers in the “Et Tu, Brute?” fall finale episode of EMPIRE airing Dec. 2...

R. Kelly’s Chicago Studio hit with 66 Code Violations

TMZ 12:20 PM PT -- According to R. Kelly's attorney Melvin L. Sims III ... despite the violations, the judge sided with the singer and rejected...

Latosha Walker’s 26-year career change led to Commencement speech

She was a young widow, single mom, parental caregiver, new wife, and a working homemaker who wouldn’t give up  In 1993 at 18 years of...

New development announced in Matteson – Market Square Crossing

When several big box stores announced they would be closing in Chicago’s south suburban Matteson, the mayor and village officials got busy creating an...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Killed In South Los Angeles Shooting

The shooting, which left two others injured, occurred near the rapper’s store in Hyde Park, Los Angeles. By Carla Herreria, Huffington Post Rapper Nipsey Hussle was...

2018 December nursing graduates honored during Pinning Ceremony

Northwestern College’s Violet L. Schumacher School of Nursing held a pinning ceremony for its December Nursing graduates on Saturday, December 8. This traditional ceremony...