After Incarceration, Former Prisoners Face a Tough Journey Home to Find...

Plan for transitional support to ex-convicts stirs not-in-my-backyard protests in Washington, D.C. showing complexities of criminal justice reform By Rachel Holloway, Trice Edney Newswire Try to...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Killed In South Los Angeles Shooting

The shooting, which left two others injured, occurred near the rapper’s store in Hyde Park, Los Angeles. By Carla Herreria, Huffington Post Rapper Nipsey Hussle was...

Hairston accepts over $30,000 from groups that oppose rent control

Brookins took $40,000 from the mayor two days before election in February By Erick Johnson With rising concerns of gentrification in the 5th Ward, Alderman Leslie...

After Spending 43 Years In Prison, 2 Men Wrongfully Convicted Of...

Nathan Myers and his uncle Clifford Williams are finally free, 43 years after being convicted for a murder they never committed. By Breanna Edwards,...

Chicago police sued for allegedly raiding a 4-year-old’s birthday party

By Danielle Wallace, Fox News (Via NY Post) Chicago police officers mistakenly raided a 4-year-old’s birthday party with their guns drawn and smashed the birthday...

Melissa Conyears-Ervin Receives the Endorsement of Civic and Business Leader Chris...

Chris Kennedy Applauds Melissa’s Four Point Plan to Increase Transparency and Efficiency in the Treasurer’s Office Chicago City Treasurer candidate Melissa Conyears-Ervin announced today her...

Marshall High School Lady Commandos honored for state championship

Commissioner Brandon Johnson joined Coach Dorothy Gaters and Marshall High School’s Lady Commandos during a special event in the high school’s gymnasium to celebrate...

Clerk Dorothy Brown hosts ‘Salute to Outstanding Women in Music &...

Kim Stratton, Dee Alexander, Terisa Griffin, Jackie Taylor and Regina Taylor among the honored The Honorable Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook...

Michelle Boone – An International Woman

By Bonnie DeShong During Women’s History Month and the Day of the International Woman, the person who stuck out in my mind was my good...

Chicago premiere of Nottage’s “Sweat” not to be missed Pulitzer Prize-winning...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. During this early Spring season, Chicago area arts patrons are being treated to “Sweat,” Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Pulitzer for Drama...