ComEd to build $10M microgrid

Chicago Crusader staff report More power is coming to Bronzeville. ComEd is building a $10.4 million microgrid in the historic Black neighborhood, hoping to keep...

$200,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won!

If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago, you may want to check it right away! A candy store in Chicago sold a...

The Victory Monument gets polished

By Erick Johnson Bronzeville’s Victory Monument, an enduring tribute to American Black soldiers who served their country at the height of racial segregation in the...

New Weekend Parking Ban at Six Busy Forest Preserves Locations

Forest Preserves of Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle announced at a press conference that the Forest Preserves will institute a weekend parking closure policy...

‘Good Times’ actress Ja’net DuBois dies

Crusader Staff Report Ja’net DuBois, the actress who helped make “Good Times” a hit television sitcom in the 1970s, died Tuesday, February 18 at her...

Illinois unemployment claims soar to 64,000 in three days

By Dana Kozlov, Samah Assad CHICAGO (CBS) — In the three days since Illinois Governor Pritzker ordered all sit-down restaurants and bars to close due...

Matteson village board approves Choctaw Nation casino plan

ABC7 News The Matteson Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Choctaw Nation's plan for a casino in their Monday night board meeting. The plan was...

WHY ARE AFRICAN AMERICANS DYING DISPROPORTIONATELY TO THE CORONAVIRUS?

STATEMENT BY REV. JESSE L. JACKSON, SR. Thursday, April 9, 2020 After 400 years of slavery, segregation and discrimination why would anybody be shocked that African...

Milwaukee Shooter Identity Confirmed

Shooter was alleged victim of possible racial taunts By J. Coyden Palmer The Crusader has confirmed the suspected perpetrator in Milwaukee’s mass shooting Wednesday afternoon, February...