Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Victims and relatives of victims of police brutality in Chicago while Rahm Emanuel was mayor released a joint statement Thursday, June10, 2021 decrying President Biden’s reported plan to nominate Emanuel to be the U.S. ambassador to Japan. “During his eight years in office, Emanuel displayed contempt for communities of color,”...
Mega Millions
ABC7 Chicago If you bought a lottery ticket lately in the south suburbs, you might just want to check that ticket. A $56-million Mega Millions ticket was sold at a Citgo at 13830 South Pulaski in Crestwood. The winning numbers for last Tuesday's drawing were 9-22-39-41-54 and Mega Ball 19. This is the...
The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for U.S. 12/20 between Alabama St. and I-65 beginning Monday, June 14. CSS-SB will be rebuilding their railroad crossing just east of Alabama St. The road is expected to reopen on or after Friday, June 18 (weather permitting). Drivers should seek an...
By Charise Frazier, NewsOne One year ago, Dartavius Barnes experienced one of the most earth-shattering experiences anyone can live through, when he was stopped by police in Springfield, in April 2020. The encounter forever etched in his memory, signaled the day where law enforcement officials confiscated the ashes of his daughter...
Police in west suburban Aurora are asking for help identifying a toddler who was found alone on Tuesday. Police said the boy, who appears to be about two years old, was found near Robinwood and Crestwood drives, wearing a grey and blue onesie. Anyone who recognizes him is asked to call...
Carrying While Black
By J. Coyden Palmer It’s the thing you never wanted to happen, but it has. The palms of your hands are sweaty. Your heart feels like it is beating out of your chest. Your body is shaking. You may urinate or defecate on yourself, as the human body evacuates all...
Gary/Chicago International Airport
By David Denson Mayor Jerome Prince was joined on Tuesday, June 1, by Congressman Frank Mrvan and representatives of the Gary/Chicago International Airport to receive a $3.5 million Department of Transportation grant that was awarded to the airport. The grant is a critical component to completing multiple years and phases of...
Clarence Willams III
By Variety Clarence Williams III, an actor known for portraying Linc Hayes on "The Mod Squad" and Prince's father in "Purple Rain," died on Friday. He was 81. Williams' management confirmed his death citing the cause as colon cancer. Williams broke through in 1968 as one of the stars of the counterculture...
Righteous Ribs
Restaurant Co-owners, Apostle Kelly B. Williams, Sr. and Rev. Dr. Eric Boone, Sr. officially opened Righteous Ribs on Friday, May 28, 2021, at 500 E. 5th Ave. in Gary, Indiana. The official grand opening celebration included a ribbon cutting attended by a host of community, civic and political leaders....
Crusader Staff Report With several lawsuits totaling millions in potential damages, officials at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are reporting a rise in race harassment cases across the country. Disability, sexual and pregnancy discrimination lawsuits have been the biggest EEOC complaints in recent years. But as offices and workplaces grapple with...