Supreme Court ruling in favor of Trump administration shortens census deadline by 2 weeks By Raymon Troncoso Capitol News Illinois Report For America rtroncoso@capitolnewsillinois.com The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration could shorten the U.S. Census count on Tuesday, just hours after the Illinois government committed an additional $1 million to outreach. The...
By Chris Bumbaca, USA Today Fred Dean, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and two-time Super Bowl winner, died Wednesday at the age of 68. Although sacks did not become an official recorded stat until the twilight of his career, Dean was a prolific and feared pass-rusher during his 11-year career between...
By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne This year has been marked by a global pandemic, but another public health crisis has also been growing behind the scenes: people being charged with racially motivated and hate crimes. The last example of such racist violence alleged by the U.S. government came Tuesday when a...
As described in the book “Sundown Town” by historian James Loewen, the phrase was the name given to thousands of cities in the U.S. where African Americans were warned not to be caught after dark. By Angie Crouch, NBC Los Angeles Glendale has become the first city in California and the...
By Pilar Melendez, The Daily Beast Family members and community leaders are demanding answers and a new investigation after a Black man was found dead by hanging in Florida last week—despite authorities stressing they have “exhausted all leads” in the case deemed a suicide. The Orlando Police Department says Nevan Baker,...
By Chris Bumbaca, USA Today Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan died Sunday at his home in California due to a non-specified polyneuropathy, his family announced. He was 77. Morgan played 22 seasons in the big leagues from 1963-1984. Although he began his career with the Houston Astros when they were...
By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump announced his latest selection to the Supreme Court of the United States, federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Barrett has a local history, spending three years on the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. While...
Conditions on the release of cop in Floyd case require him to stay in Minnesota. By Chao Xiong, Star Tribune Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd on Memorial Day, posted bail on a $1 million bond Wednesday and was released from the state prison...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Madeline Holcombe and Brad Parks, CNN Jacob Blake has left a Milwaukee hospital, but he's still working to recover after being shot several times by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police, his attorney said Wednesday. The 29-year-old is "in a spinal injury rehabilitation center in Chicago," attorney Patrick Cafferty said....
A Texas native, Nash was one of the first non-Jamaicans to record reggae and worked with Bob Marley early in his career. By David Moye, Huff Post Singer Johnny Nash, who hit No. 1 in 1972 with “I Can See Clearly Now,” died on Tuesday at the age of 80. Nash died...