Bridge programs create college opportunity for underrepresented

While obtaining a college degree is increasingly vital to career advancement, low-income, racial minority and first-generation college students often struggle to transition into a...

Lightfoot unveils plan to clean up city government

Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot held a press conference this morning to present Cleaning up City Government, a policy proposal to bring transparency, ethics, and...

Battle to keep Laquan McDonald trial in Chicago played out in...

By Erick Johnson A sociology professor who was paid $12,000 to conduct a study on the impact of excessive media publicity on potential jurors in...

Long-awaited Consent Decree with CPD announced

Crusader staff report Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Friday, July 27, announced a long awaited consent decree, capping...

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. to Lead Peace Delegation to Korea

At the invitation of the National Council of Churches in Korea, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will deliver the opening prayer at a national...

University Park residents to protest proposed closure of Elementary Schools

Residents of University Park will stage a press conference in front of Coretta Scott King Magnet Elementary School (1009 Blackhawk Drive) in University Park...

Father Pfleger says Governor Rauner tried to create chaos

By Chinta Strausberg Setting out to accomplish what he promised, Father Michael L. Pfleger and about 3,000 supporters Saturday shutdown the Dan Ryan Expressway but...

UIC awarded $1M grant to advance inclusion in STEM education

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $1 million grant through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Initiative. UIC is...

Ralph Harris headlines the Improv February 15th – 18th

Ralph Harris is one of today’s hottest comedic and acting talents! He made his feature film debut in "Dreamgirls," a film that has struck...

Assessor Berrios Extends Deadline for Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption Applications

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced today that his office has extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze Exemption renewal...