2 children escape separate attempted kidnappings on South Side

By Evelyn Holmes, ABC7 News Two children escaped from two separate attempted kidnappings this week on Chicago's South Side, police said. Both children got away, but...

U.S. Army’s only all-female, African American WWII unit honored with monument

By Kaylah Jackson The contributions of over 800 African American women who sorted mail in a segregated unit during WWII were recognized Friday in Fort Leavenworth,...

Man shot while campaigning for political candidate in West Englewood

By John Garcia CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was shot in the leg Sunday afternoon while campaigning for Joseph Williams, who is running for alderman...

Rapper T.I.-Backed Startup Launches Free Mobile Service for Low-Income Communities

By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise Moolah Mobile, a service that turns Android devices into native advertising platforms, partnered with SurgePhone Wireless to launch the first free wireless...

Man Shot Alongside Nipsey Hussle Released from Jail, Has Arrest Dismissed

By Ibn Safir, The Root Kerry Lathan, 56, was on parole when he was shot alongside Los Angeles rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias...

One of the 17 Black Women Elected as Judges in Houston...

“She was an awesome, very strong woman” By Teddy Grant, Ebony Judge Cassandra Hollemon, who made headlines last year when she became one of 17 women...

The Clay family continues Christmas toy tradition

A little girl accepts the invitation from Santa Claus to sit on his lap and tell him how much it means to her to...

LeBron James Partners With Walmart to Help Feed the Hungry

Hear the NBA superstar about the prevalence of hunger in the US and his partnership with Walmart and Feeding America. By Christina Santi, Ebony NBA superstar...

IU Northwest celebrates Dr. MLK Jr. and Black History Month

Events explore legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., first African American female pilot, and a hundred-year quest to honor Black history and culture Indiana University...

First Financial sets a side $100,000 for small businesses

By Giavonni Nickson Supporting small business is a top priority for the City of Gary. Just a few months ago Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson announced a...