The leaders of the Congressional Steel Caucus have sent a letter to President Trump that requested an outlook on his action to support and protect the American steel industry in response to the Section 232 investigation by the U.S. Department of Commerce on the impact of foreign steel imports...
By Lisa Respers France, CNN Lashawn Daniels, who helped write countless hits for artists like Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Jackson, died Tuesday, according to his publicist JoJo Pada. Pada told CNN that Daniels died as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. He was 41. His wife, April Daniels,...
By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne Condolences were pouring in Saturday morning after it was reported that legendary music executive Andre Harrell had died overnight at the age of 59. Harrell was not only responsible for some of the biggest names in urban music — and music overall — but also...
By Jeff Cox, CNBC Workers displaced by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for an additional $400 per week of unemployment benefits under one provision of a series of executive orders President Donald Trump signed Saturday. Trump made the announcement as protracted negotiations between the White House and congressional Democrats have...
The Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) recently announced the creation of a Referendum Spending Oversight Committee, a volunteer group of Gary residents who would track collection and spending during the entire referendum period, should it pass in the November 3 election. All members of the community would be required to...
By Melanie L. Brown The Healthcare Consortium of Illinois is putting more pressure on banks to follow the Community Reinvestment Act and give to the communities in which they are housed. The Community Reinvestment Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities...
Barr says local ‘Operation Legend’ efforts will be different than those in Portland By Raymon Troncoso Capitol News Illinois rtroncoso@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — State leaders on Wednesday gave tentative support to a Trump administration plan to send more than 200 federal agents to Chicago, although officials said they would also be on guard for...
ABC7 The City of Chicago will ramp up normal enforcement of certain vehicle violations that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ticket enforcement will resume citywide for street sweeping on July 1, while booting will commence July 6. City sticker and Residential Parking Permit violations will be enforced starting July...
By Erick Johnson Will a sister make history as the first Black woman to run as vice president of the United States? After months of speculation, interviews and political jockeying, Democratic presidential candidate Joseph Biden Jr. is set to pick his running mate before the virtual Democratic National Convention begins in...
City closes facility indefinitely for violating Chicago’s COVID-19 restrictions after hosting party with 200 guests By Erick Johnson Woodlawn’s historic Grand Ballroom was shut down last weekend after the city found the facility hosted a big party that included 200 guests, according to the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer...