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...

From ‘cow’ to cover girl, model Winnie Harlow is changing beauty...

Canadian model Winnie Harlow was once bullied for her appearance. Labeled " cow" and "zebra," she suffered so much she was forced to pull...

Anger spreads to Black Aldermen

IN A HEATED exchange, 4th Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer (right) spars with an unidentified speaker as moderator and WVON radio personality Matt Magill (center)...

Chicago DJ Timbuck2 dies at 34; Kanye West, Common, Vic Mensa...

Photo @djenuff/twitter Chicago DJ and radio personality Timothy "Timbuck2" Jones, who fostered local hip-hop and toured with artists like Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Common,...

Sweet smell of Rose turns sour as star traded to New...

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader On the same day when one million people gathered to pay homage to their hometown hero LeBron James in Cleveland...

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...

12-Year-old super santa, Samuel Love, to hold last toy drive, big...

Sam Love and principal Gregory Mason (Photo by Chinta Strausberg) Samuel Love, the 12-year-old, 6th Grade Murray Language Academy Student, to hold big send off...

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...

NBCI’s 34,000 Black Churches Declare Mayor Rahm Emanuel Morally Unfit to...

NBCI supportsIllinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford’s request for federal investigation The National Black Church Initiative(NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of...

Chicago Police commander acquitted in gun-in-mouth case

Glenn Evans, a Chicago police commander, center, left Cook County Criminal Court after being found not guilty. Credit Nathan Weber for The New York...