Sunday, January 24, 2021
First Time In History Powerball® and Mega Millions® Jackpots Simultaneously Soar Past $700 Million  The Mega Millions® jackpot is an estimated $850 million dollars for tonight’s draw and this epic amount is the second highest jackpot in game history. Next on deck is the Powerball® jackpot, which rolled after Saturday...
The Edward G. Irvin Foundation, Inc. Food Pantry opens Monday, January 18, 2021 in West Woodlawn (Chicago) as a weekly Pantry at the Edward G. Irvin Foundation Achievement Center located at 500 E. 67th St., Chicago, IL 60637 January 4, 2020, West Woodlawn/Chicago, IL The Edward G. Irvin Foundation (Foundation),...
By Junifer Hall, JD, MPA, MBA On a chilly third Monday evening in January 1986, some of the biggest stars in Hollywood and the entertainment industry performed on stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Among the performers celebrating the United States of America’s...
Woman shot in Aurora carjacking while eating in Wendy's parking lot By Alexis McAdams, ABC7 News There have been at least half a dozen carjackings reported in the city and suburbs since Friday, shining a light on the growing problem in the city. It's a scenario that is becoming all too common...
The 48-year-old Maryland man maintained his innocence up until his death. He was the 13th and final person executed during Trump’s term. By Melissa Jeltsen and Jessica Schulberg, HuffPost The Trump administration executed Dustin Higgs, 48, early Saturday morning, shortly after the Supreme Court lifted a stay from a lower court. The government killed...
By Ishena Robinson, The Root The many army veterans and law enforcement officers who participated in the insurrectionist attack at the U.S. Capitol confirmed that there are people in the forces who also identify as violent Trump supporters, as does the recent case of an Army veteran being accused of...
Hundreds to gather and witness 102-year-old Catherine Stovall receive The Dr. Martin Luther King Lifetime Achievement Award  Monday, January 18th, 2021 @ 12:00 P.M. Robbins Village Hall, 3327 W. 137th Street, Robbins, Il (OUTDOOR Press Conference and Presentation) Tyrone Ward -- Mayor of Robbins, Illinois -- will be joined by U.S. Congresswoman Robin...
By Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Be very clear. What happened on January 6, 2021 was an attempted coup d’etat that had an inside and outside dimension and strategy! It was an undemocratic effort by President Donald Trump and over 150 Republicans to reject the popular votes of the American people in...
By Erick Johnson State Representative Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) announced this week that he introduced a bill during the 2021 legislative session that would permit same-day voter registration. The bill, HB 1301 would allow voters to register at the polls on the day of an election, providing they have...
The Gary Police Department recently announced the results of the 2020 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday enforcement mobilization, which began mid-December and lasted through the first of the year. During the 17-day enforcement period. Twenty-three seat belt citations were written and 14 arrests were made for driving...