Cases double in North and South Lawndale on West Side By Erick Johnson Chicago’s Black neighborhoods are experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases, according to a Crusader analysis of information released by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The number of COVID-19 cases more than doubled in North and South Lawndale on the...
By Patrick Forrest Longtime host of The Butt Naked Truth on local gospel station WBGX, Harold Davis Jr. died Sunday, April 12 after complications involving acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with COVID-19. He was 63 years old. Notorious for exposing political leaders regardless of ethnicity or party whose words did not...
By Phil Mattingly, Lauren Fox and Clare Foran, CNN The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus proposal put forward by House Democrats with no bipartisan deal in sight, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have continued talks in an effort...
1000 Emergency Physicians Turn to the First, Educational Webinar for Latest Medical Information  As coronavirus continues to grip the country, the nations’ leading emergency room physicians are rising to the challenge to share the most updated information using a virtual platform. Leading the first informative webinar is Dr. Christopher Colbert,...
Applications for the fund are being accepted through the Resurrection Project By Michelle Gallard, ABC7 News Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a new program for the estimated 300,000 Chicagoans who didn't receive a federal stimulus check. The formation of the Chicago Resiliency Fund is to help those who may not have qualified for...
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, along with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), recently announced the “Protecting Chicago” framework that the city will use to guide Chicago’s reopening process amid COVID-19. The framework – organized into five phases in alignment with the State of Illinois’ “Restore Illinois” plan – will advise...
What started off as a headache a month ago ends in tragedy. By Royce Dunmore, NewsOne Over the weekend, the realities of the coronavirus pandemic once again hit hard due to the tragic death of 5-year-old Skylar Herbert. According to The Detroit News, Herbert complained of a bad headache a month ago....
By Will Jones and Jesse Kirsch, ABC7 News Chicago police broke up at least two large gatherings Saturday after city officials warned that failing to comply with the stay-at-home order is putting lives at risk. Officers responded to two gatherings on the city's West Side Saturday night, putting an end to...
By Brittany Garzillo, Fox 32 News Many Chicagoans are struggling to make rent during the coronavirus pandemic. With May 1st just days away, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new initiative to ease the financial burden on homeowners and renters. It is called the “Chicago Housing Solidarity Pledge.” Mayor Lightfoot says it...
More than 75 percent of children dying from covid-19 are minorities, a finding that echoes disproportionate death rates among adults By William Wan, Washington Post The coronavirus is killing Hispanic, Black and American Indian children at much higher numbers than their White peers, according to federal statistics released Tuesday. The numbers —...