Funeral for Prominent businessman Kenneth Smikle Sept. 22

Crusader staff report The funeral for Kenneth Smikle will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 22 at the Chicago Temple First United Methodist...

Ald. Michelle A. Harris Informs 8th Ward About ”One Community-One...

August 30, 2018)  Summer is quickly drawing to a close, and the start of the new school year is right around the corner!  It's...

IDOT: Illinois law enforcement working overtime this New Year’s Eve

Image still by IDOT Special patrols scheduled through weekend to reduce fatalities on Illinois roadways As 2015 comes to a close, the Illinois Department of Transportation...

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...

Congress Sends Obamacare Repeal to President for First Time

After dozens of unsuccessful attempts to repeal all or part of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, Congressional Republicans on Wednesday finally succeeded...

Why it’s harder to lose weight today than ever before

There may be more to blame for Americans’ increasing waistlines than poor diet and lack of exercise, according to new research published in Obesity Research & Clinical...

Chicagoan Maurice Cheeks inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

By J. Coyden Palmer Growing up in the Robert Taylor Homes on the city’s South Side, Maurice “Mo” Cheeks would spend his days playing basketball...

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...

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...

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...