Crusader Staff Report Alumni of the Roosevelt College and Career Academy will travel by motorcade to a community meeting about the future of the school's historic building on Tuesday, August 13 at 6 p.m. at the Gary Area Career Center. The motorcade will begin lining up at 3 p.m. at 25th...
More than two years after first being charged with fraud, extortion and bribery, 20th Ward Alderman Willie Cochran finally plead guilty at his March 21 change-of-plea hearing before U.S. District Judge Jorge L. Alonso. Cochran, who has represented the South Side ward since 2007, chose not to run again, which...
  Washington, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2019) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is very disappointed in and disturbed about CBS News' recent announcement showcasing new hires for coverage of the 2020 Presidential election. The uproar began following a producer's tweet that included a graphic with 12 staffers, of which none are African American or black. Immediately the...
EDITORIAL Cook County State's Attorney seeks to dismiss appeal from wrongfully-convicted man Roosevelt Myles has been locked up for 27 years for a crime he did not commit. For 18 years, Myles has waited for an evidentiary hearing that the state granted him. He never got it and a Cook County...