By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor Chicago Crusader Newspaper  Following a 2-1 series win against the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Monday night, April 5, at Wrigley Field.  The Cubs produced three home runs in the bottom of the 4th inning from their big boppers...
By Erick Johnson How do you tell a doctor or nurse they’re doing a good job during the coronavirus pandemic? For Bronzeville’s star singer Mae Ya Carter Ryan, a song from Grammy-winning Hip Hop singer Alicia Keys will do. https://youtu.be/htSj_FK--Tg It’s the latest achievement from Ryan, whose promising career began in Chicago with...
DMX
By Desiree Murphy, ET Online DMX remains hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Friday night. A source close to the 50-year-old actor tells ET that medical staff "tried to revive him twice in the house, and revived him again in the hospital" in White Plains, New York. As of 9 a.m. PT/12...
mask, surgical mask, mask, medical mask
By CBS 2 Chicago Indiana still plans to stop its statewide mask mandate for the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, but that does not mean anyone can just go maskless wherever they want. Right across the Illinois State Line, Gary Mayor Jerome A. Price said he will keep enforcing mask orders at...
Devin Carter
Devin Carter suffered bruises on both eyes and scratches to his face By Ashley Terrell, TheGrio The family of a Black teen has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Stockton, California and four police officers who “viciously beat” the teen during a 2020 arrest, according to NBC News. Devin Carter,...
Noah Green, U.S. Capitol
Police ID'd Noah Green as the 25-year-old Indiana man who was killed by Capitol police after ramming his vehicle into a barricade on Friday. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne Police ID’d Noah Green as the suspect who rammed his car into a U.S. Capitol security checkpoint, injuring one officer and killing another...
Gerald Reed
Reed says he was tortured into confessing to double murder by detectives working for disgraced CPD Cmdr. Jon Burge By Jesse Kirsch, Liz Nagy and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team Gerald Reed, who has served decades in prison while insisting he was tortured to force him to confess to a double murder,...
AL-Tarrek Bell
ABC 7 Chicago An 18-year-old from North Carolina died when he used his own body to shield a 10-year-old from gunfire. AL-Tarrek Bell and his family are from Skinnersville, North Carolina--a small town on the shores of the Albemarle Sound in Washington County. Bell was less than a month away from his...
West Pullman Charges, Ny'Andrea Dyer, Marcus Starkey
West Pullman shooting also left 18-year-old man hurt ABC 7 Chicago A 27-year-old Chicago man has been charged in the murder of an 11-year-old girl who was shot last month on the city's Far South Side. Ny'Andrea Dyer was hit by a stray bullet at a gas station in West Pullman on March...
Julien Neals, Tiffany Cunningham, Lydia Griggsby, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Candace Jackson-Akiwumi,
Chicago Staff Report President Joe Biden on Tuesday, March 30, nominated five accomplished Blacks to judicial seats in federal court. They represent half of the 10 people nominated to the positions. One of Biden’s nominees, Attorney Tiffany Cunningham, is a partner at the law firm of Perkins Coie LLP in Chicago...