Dnigma Howard was originally facing two counts of felony aggravated battery of a peace officer, but those charges have since been dropped. By Breanna Edwards, Essence The behavior of two former Chicago school resource officers has been brought under further scrutiny after newly released surveillance footage showed them dragging a 16-year-old...
By Robert Cassidy, News Day Patrick Day is almost too nice of a guy to be a fighter. Known just as much for his smile as his ample boxing skills, Day is “fighting for his life” in a Chicago hospital after suffering a brutal 10th-round knockout on Saturday at Wintrust...
18th Ward ranked number with highest response rate among 50 wards The Crusader Staff Report Chicago’s predominately Black wards are lagging behind Latino and white wards in submitting their U.S. Census forms, according to data from the city’s census ward reports. But the predominately Black 18th Ward is ranked first for...
The battle remains close in flipping the Senate Crusader Staff Report President Donald Trump is likely to lose the race for the White House in November, but Democrats’ efforts to flip the Senate remains close, according to several polls from major news outlets and political organizations. A New York Times/Siena poll shows...
By Jackie Harris The Gary 411 Committed to lessons learned from mitigating natural disasters and those caused by man, a team of regional public agencies and private enterprises believes that sharing resources and information is the best way to respond to future emergencies. On February 10 at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, the...
Historically Black Howard University on July 27 announced that it received a $1 million donation from HBO, a division of WarnerMedia, to establish an endowed fund to benefit students pursuing careers in the arts and entertainment industries. HBO first announced the donation in conjunction with its upcoming HBO special event,...
Crews Prepared to Respond to Gas and Electric Emergencies As the anticipated coldest arctic outbreak in two decades makes its way across Indiana, NIPSCO encourages customers to keep safety top of mind and know what to do if they experience an emergency. NIPSCO crews across the region will be working to...
Per CDC’s social distancing recommendation, United Way of Porter County will be suspending their free tax preparation service and other in-office activities from Tuesday, March 17 to Monday, March 30. Residents with tax appointments scheduled during this timeframe will be alerted to this schedule change as soon as possible. “We’re taking...
Dr. Vernon G. Smith, State Representative – 14th House District, announced that he will seek another term in the Indiana General Assembly. Smith was elected in a special election to complete the term of former Representative Earline Rogers,14 in 1990. Rogers had assumed the senate position of the late Senator...
By Lauren Victoria Burke, BlackPress, NNPA Newswire Contributor “These are the vestiges of enslavement that people don’t want to deal with,” said Dr. Julianne Malveaux, the former President of Bennett College. Malveaux testified at a House hearing on legislation that would set up a commission to study reparations for the ancestors...