Crusader review shows city far below state average and ranked 12th out of 13 Lake County towns By Erick Johnson Three months after the U.S. Census launched its 2020 count, the response from Gary’s residents remains far below the state and national average and at the bottom of the list...
Ten Gary Community School Corp. honor students were awarded $300 gift cards by Gary businessman OMAR TADROS. Tadros contacted Indiana State Rep. Dr. Vernon G. Smith to request his assistance in organizing this event. Smith said Tadros is a rarity; he wanted to give back to this community that has...
By Craig Wall and Eric Horng With the primary election a day away, Illinois health officials announced Monday there are 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, for a total of 105 confirmed cases. Beginning Tuesday, all schools in Illinois, including Chicago Public Schools, will be closed until the end of...
Week-long event attracted over 1,000 real estate pros working to invest in neighborhoods, preserve homes, build communities More than 1,000 property owners, managers, brokers, investors and other real estate professionals took part in a week of learning, networking and sharing best practices at the Chicago Housing Authority’s first-ever virtual Owner...

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Special Editorial Let us get this out of the way: We do not support criminality, and we believe people who commit crimes must be held accountable. What happened this Monday was shocking, disgraceful and a horrible representation of who we are as a people. Now that we’ve said that we have...
With a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 6 p.m., South Side businessman, civic leader and pastor Dr. Leon Finney, Jr. reopened the legendary, family-owned Leon’s at 1528 E. 63rd St. in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood. This Chicago gem will be reborn thanks to two-time Academy...
Chicago Crusader staff report Leaders for the Chicago Teachers Union will ask its members to walk off their jobs Friday, April 1 for a one-day demonstration, Vice President Jesse Sharkey said on Monday. The announcement came as the CTU pushes for public education funding and contract negotiations. Sharkey called the one-day...
If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Tinley Park, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Tinley Park sold a $1,050,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Monday, February 25, evening drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Speedway, 7201 W. 183rd St., in...
Jesse White Announces New Operating Hours at Driver Services Facilities beginning Dec. 30 to Accommodate REAL ID Applicants Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that beginning December 30 some Driver Services facilities throughout Chicagoland and northern Illinois will change operating hours and add exclusive days just for REAL ID...
By Sarah Schulte, ABC7 News Wealthy suburban parents in the Chicago area are using a legal loophole in order to get their children more need-based financial aid, according to a report by ProPublica Illinois. The report discovered dozens or more cases where parents hired lawyers to petition the court to turn over...