Sen. Hunter to introduce crisis intervention training legislation

Photo by Michael B. Thomas In the wake of the latest police shooting in Chicago, Sen. Mattie Hunter is calling for legislation to require Chicago’s...

Verdict delayed in police misconduct trial

Judge to give verdict January 15 Crusader Staff Report Cook County Associate Judge Domenica Stephenson has delayed giving her verdict on the police misconduct trial involving...

Preckwinkle seeks to end Shakman oversight for political patronage

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that the County and Shakman Plaintiffs have filed in U.S. District Court a joint motion to...

A festive time at the Fifth Third Bank Winter Wonderfest

By Bonnie DeShong A now yearly holiday tradition is to take my great nephew Jay to the Fifth Third Bank Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier....

Chicago Teachers Union prepares for contract negotiations; current deal expires in...

By Sarah Schulte, ABC 7 News The union for Chicago Public Schools teachers is preparing to start negotiating a new contract as their current agreement expires...

Suspect In Las Vegas Strip rampage was driving with suspended license

Photo by @lvmpd/twitter One person was killed and at least 35 others were injured Sunday night after a driver struck a crowd of pedestrians on...

Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency By Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam

The life sentence for Brown, a victim of child sex trafficking, was “too harsh,” the governor said. By Andy Campbell, Huffington Post In one of his...

Maxine Waters meets with CBS News representatives over lack of Black...

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) met with representatives from CBS News to discuss the ongoing controversy over the network’s lack of Black reporters slated to...

Sore throat? How to know if it’s strep

Photo blackdoctor.org If you have a sore throat that you just can’t kick this winter, be careful. It may be than the common viruses you...

Death of a Crusader 50 years later

The sudden death of Crusader Founder and Publisher Balm L. Leavell in 1968 ushered in a painful transition at the 78-year old newspaper By Erick...