New Chicago City Council members sworn in at Lori Lightfoot inauguration

By Sarah Schulte, ABC7 Twelve new members of Chicago's City Council were sworn in Monday at the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot. Many of the newcomers beat...

Woodridge Resident Wins $1,000,000 Illinois Lottery Prize!

Jose Herrera instantly won $1,000,000 when he scratched a $250,000,000 Cash Spectacular instant ticket. Herrera, who is from Woodridge, has been a regular Illinois Lottery...

LIGHTFOOT SWORN IN AS 56TH MAYOR OF CHICAGO

Mayor-elect Lori E. Lightfoot, Monday just before noon, was sworn in as the 56th Mayor of Chicago with her wife, Amy Eshleman, and daughter,...

NEIU Program graduates students at Stateville Correctional Center

A cohort of seven students from the Northeastern Illinois University – University Without Walls (UWW) Program and Prison + Neighborhood Arts & Education Project...

She serves — she matters

By Zaneta Adams Saying a veteran is a veteran is akin to saying that all lives matter, right? All lives do matter regardless of race,...

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Looks To Tax, Fee Hikes For $41.5B Capital...

By Dave McKinney and Tony Arnold, WBEZ Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday proposed a $41.5 billion infrastructure package reliant on hikes in gasoline taxes,...

Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans

By Bo Emerson, The American Journal-Constitution Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a...

Rev. Dr. L Bernard Jakes to lead diverse group of churches...

Crusader Staff Report The program is set for Mayor-Elect’s Lori Lightfoot’s inauguration. Rev. Dr. L. Bernard Jakes, senior pastor of West Point Missionary Baptist Church, will...

Popular WVON DJ Alpheus “Insane Ywain” Fields dies after heart attack

By Erick Johnson WVON colleagues and listeners are stunned and saddened after popular WVON Alpheus “Insane Ywain" Fields died from a heart attack at his...

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