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Wilson blasts critics who accused him of buying votes

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Denying he attempted to buy votes by giving away $300,000 to the needy, self-made multi-millionaire businessman Dr. Willie Wilson turned...

A Crusader Exclusive

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s quiet in the office of the highest-ranking cop in Chicago. WGN’s late-morning newscast is showing on a 35-inch flat...

Order signed to equalize minority business opportunities

Governor Bruce Rauner recently signed an Executive Order to help ensure equal opportunity is provided to all Illinois businesses looking to contract with the...

Recall effort of Governor Rauner examined

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) recently held an accountability forum on how to recall Illinois Governor Bruce...

Ford says budget crisis is costing Illinois $30M a day

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Because it has been nearly nine-months since the state of Illinois has had a budget, Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-8th)...

Teachers union plan walkout at schools on April 1

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...

Stratton rejoices while Dunkin has no regrets

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader With an endorsement from President Barack Obama and the backing of organized labor, attorney Juliana Stratton on Tuesday handily defeated...

ANALYSIS: Bruce Rauner Targets Seniors With $197.6 Million Cut to Care

Kaitlin DeCero, seiuhcilin.org A review of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s FY2017 budget, introduced Wednesday, shows he is targeting some 44,000 seniors with almost $200 million in...

FIGHTING TO KEEP HIS JOB

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader He’s an articulate and stylish political veteran whose charisma has kept him in office for over a decade. Now, once again,...

Resolution Reached with Morgan Park Basketball Boycott

After a successful meeting with the parents of Morgan Park students and Principal Dr. Carolyn Epps, a resolution has been reached and all parties...