Dr. Robert Saddler, an educational leader and mentor to countless individuals in the Chicago Public Schools died on Monday, March 9. He was 86. Saddler was a highly respected educator, designing several educational programs to improve the lives of students and to provide moral support and academic guidance. The Illinois...
In a March 11, 2020 The U.S. Census Bureau is carefully monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities. We have also established the Census Bureau COVID-19 Internal Task Force to continuously monitor the situation and update our Pandemic Addendum to the Census...
Nathaniel Woods’ sister confronts Alabama governor: ‘You killed my brother’ By Gerren Keith Gaynor, The Grio The sister of Nathaniel Woods confronted Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday, a week after the state’s chief executive allowed his execution to go forward, despite desperate pleas to spare his life. Pamela Woods came to...
By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor After the NBA and NCAA canceled their season most recently in 24 hours, MLB has followed suit and cancelled spring training games and will delay the start of the regular season by at least two weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic, the league announced Thursday afternoon. According to...
By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor After Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, March 11, his teammate and franchise star Donovan Mitchell has tested positive for the virus on Thursday, March 12. According to league sources, Jazz players privately say that Rudy Gobert had been careless in...
The outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus or COVID-19, is being monitored by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). First identified in the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei Province, it continues to infect people in that country and around the world, including the United States. Close to home,...
By BEN ORNER Capitol News Illinois borner@capitolnewsillinois.com Illinois health officials on Tuesday, March 11, announced the first cases of coronavirus illness in people outside Cook County: a McHenry County resident in his late teens and a Kane County woman in her 60s who are likely the state’s first cases of “community spread.” Neither...
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb recently announced he has selected Tracy Barnes to serve as the chief information officer for the state of Indiana. “Tracy offers the vision and skills essential to growing the digital strategy required to power great government service,” Gov. Holcomb said. “His combination of private sector and...
Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton did the voiceover of the ad, speaking of her daughter’s life, advocacy and giving the youth something to do By Stephanie Guerilus, The Grio Jay Z and the NFL released a public service announcement that honors the life of teenager Hadiya Pendleton who tragically died due to gun...
By Joseph Phillips The Crusader Group, Sports Editor After covering the Chicago Bulls versus Cleveland Cavaliers game on Tuesday night March 10, the NBA has suspended its season "until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive on Wednesday, night March 11, for the coronavirus. "The NBA is suspending game play...