Photo by @lvmpd/twitter One person was killed and at least 35 others were injured Sunday night after a driver struck a crowd of pedestrians on a Las Vegas sidewalk. The driver who allegedly killed 1 person and injured 35 others was identified as 24-year-old Lakeisha Holloway, who had recently moved from...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said free transportation is available for the 28th Annual Spirit of Christmas Dinner, but that reservations need to be made as soon as possible. The dinner will be held Dec. 25, from 1-4 p.m., inside the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Center Plaza in...
Ozell Sutton poses for a portait in 2007. (ELISSA EUBANKS/STAFF) Ozell Sutton, a longtime civil rights activist who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., died Saturday. He was 90. Sutton, friends said, may have been one of the most unknown of a cadre of influential civil rights workers. In 1957, in...
A family’s holiday season went from despair to joy Thursday after it learned that $32,000 in cash that it thought it had lost was returned by a good Samaritan. “Our hearts dropped,” said Erika Gonzalez, of the moment that she and her mother, Berta Gonzalez, realized the money they intended...
Photo by City of Chicago/Patrick Pyszka Public Meetings and Extensive Community Engagement Planned Chicago Police Board President Lori E. Lightfoot announced today that the application material for the position of Superintendent of Police is now available, and can be found on the Police Board’s website at ChicagoPoliceBoard.org. “The application is comprehensive in...
Clinical depression is more than life’s “ups” and “downs.” Life is full of joy and pain, happiness and sorrow. It is normal to feel sad when a loved one dies, or when you are sick, going through a divorce, or having financial problems. But for some people the sadness does...
PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK.COM/SANDRA.BLAND.5070 A Texas judge has set a 2017 trial date for the wrongful death lawsuit in the death of Sandra Bland, Huffington Post reports. The lawsuit was filed by Bland's family after a medical examiner ruled her death a suicide following an traffic stop arrest last summer. Judge David Hittner...
Photo @djenuff/twitter Chicago DJ and radio personality Timothy "Timbuck2" Jones, who fostered local hip-hop and toured with artists like Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Common, died over the weekend (Dec. 19) following a battle with cancer, per a report from ABC. He was 34. Jones was beloved for his commitment to...
Organizational expansion marks 17 national markets for 2016 Walker's Legacy a national women in business collective named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker announced this week the organization's growing national expansion markets for 2016. Walker's Legacy received responses from hundreds of women throughout the nation after conducting a national call...
Will Smith at the premiere of “Concussion,” which highlights the work of Bennet Omalu on concussions in the NFL. (PopularImages) Ninety-five percent of people who suffer an uncomplicated concussion recover in three months With “Concussion,” the Will Smith-led movie showcasing the work of Bennet Omalu, M.D., opening this week, sports-related brain...