WGN Several counties across the Chicago area are under Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories through Tuesday, as heavy snow is expected to tear through portions of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana. https://twitter.com/MorganKolkmeyer/status/1361269741218848772?s=20 A Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory (pink-shaded and purple-shaded areas respectively on the headlined map) will be in...

The Northern (IN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, will sponsor the Hip Hop Youth Voter Rally on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 21st Century Charter School, 556 Washington St, Gary, IN, 46402. The rally will be on May 2nd from 11:00am to 12:30pm  Contact NWILINKS@GMAIL.Com for more information. The...
“FBI agents should not have to go work at a store stocking shelves because they can’t feed their families,” said the FBI Agents Association president. By Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post Employees at the FBI, an institution still reeling from the attacks it has endured since the 2016 election, are dealing...
By Lisa Rein, washingtonpost.com The Secret Service said Monday that it has enough money to cover the cost of protecting President Trump and his family through the end of September, but after that the agency will hit a federally mandated cap on salaries and overtime unless Congress intervenes. If lawmakers don’t...
Deon Kay, 18, was fatally shot Wednesday by a D.C. police officer. By Meredith Deliso, ABC News Washington, D.C., police released body camera footage Thursday of the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old Black man, following protests outside a police station and Mayor Muriel Bowser's home. The footage was shared less than...
By William Harwood, cbsnews.com Jeanette Epps, a NASA astronaut slated to become the first African-American to make a long-duration stay aboard the International Space Station, has been replaced by an astronaut in training for a later flight, the space agency announced Thursday. No explanation for the unexpected crew shuffle was...
Crusader staff report Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Friday, July 27, announced a long awaited consent decree, capping 18 months of negotiations and protests from activists seeking police reforms in the nation’s second largest police department. The announcement, which was made at 2 p.m....
After failing to show up in Cook County Circuit Court to face allegations that he sexually abused an underage girl in the late 1990s, embattled singer R. Kelly lost a civil lawsuit by default. Chicago Tribune reports that the “Ignition” singer was served a court summons in March while detained in...
By Linda Lutton and Sarah Karp, wbez.org More than 300,000 students will head back to Chicago public schools on Tuesday to start a new year that will present the district with a host of challenges. From finances to politics to classroom life, WBEZ’s education team put together a cheat sheet...
By Clare Foran, Annie Grayer, Kristin Wilson and Lauren Fox, CNN The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19...