Mayor to address Chamber luncheon

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its first monthly General Membership Luncheon of the New Year on Monday, January 11, 2016,...

Meet the woman who wants to replace Anita Alvarez

Kim Foxx (Powell Photography) Cabrini-Green native Kim Foxx believes she can do a better job Kim Foxx has been a lawyer for 18 years and has...

Foxx gains more endorsements for state’s attorney

Kim Foxx SEIU Healthcare Illinois this week endorsed Kim Foxx for the office of Cook County state’s attorney in the upcoming March primary election. Foxx...

Freddie Gray’s family reacts to mistrial

Baltimore police officer William Porter stands in the courtroom after a mistrial was declared in his trial on manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct...

State Champions at Last!

PHILLIPS HOLDS UP the 2015 4A state championship trophy won on November 27 making the Wildcats the first Public League team to do so....

Suspects in Murder of Tyshawn Lee in Custody

Corey Morgan Just weeks after an exclusive Chicago Crusader report on a series of murders that may have been related to the grotesque murder of...

Nigerian gospel jazz duo Twinsax wants your soul

Twinsax Twinsax are a music duo from Nigeria who have been striving to master their art of playing the saxophone since age 9. Known in...

One down, two to go

Garry McCarthy, Anita Alvarez, Mayor Rahm Emanuel Who is next to go after McCarthy? Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a rare moment of submissiveness bent to the...

Protests persist as calls grow for Emanuel to resign

Protesters used an empty casket to dramatize the death of Laquan McDonald during a demonstration outside Chicago City Hall last weekend. (Photo by Chinta...

“Naughtier than Nice”

By Eric Jerome Dickey c.2015, Dutton $25.95 / $33.95 Canada 357 pages You have to tell somebody. There’s a secret inside you, one you’ve been keeping far too long...