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$21M in major projects coming to Chatham

Chicago Crusader staff report Chatham, one of Chicago’s most prominent Black communities, is about to undergo two multimillion dollar projects to improve the neighborhood. In two...

Sophia King named 4th Ward Alderman

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday, April 11 announced that Sophia King, a 30-year Chicago resident, will be the new alderman representing the City’s 4th...

A new report finds Chicago cops have no regard for the...

By Zayda Rivera, bet.com Historically the Chicago police force, the third largest in the country, has alienated Blacks and Hispanics for decades through excessive force...

Opposition builds against the police review panel

Chicago Crusader staff report Four months after Mayor Rahm Emanuel formed the Police Accountability Task Force amid angry protests, the organization recommended abolishing the police...

Eddie Johnson is top Chicago cop for good

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Eddie Johnson was named the permanent Chicago Police Superintendent on Wednesday, April 12. The move came after a blistering report...

Task force launched to reduce homelessness

City leaders on Monday, April 4, launched a citywide task force dedicated to addressing and reducing homelessness in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the...

Family Of Phillip Coleman Settles For $4.9M

By Desire Thompson, newsone.com The family of Philip Coleman, the man who died after being violently dragged from his cell by Chicago police in December...

Hundreds still reeling after Nabisco decides to close plant on South...

By themadeinamericamovement.com Mondelez International (Nabisco) will lay off half of its 1,200 employees in its bakery on Chicago’s Southwest Side after deciding to make a major...

Mixed reaction towards Eddie Johnson as top cop

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Eddie Johnson’s appointment as Chicago interim police superintendent drew mixed reaction after Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s announcement on March 28. While...

Emanuel Rejects 3 Top Cop Finalists, Chooses CPD’s Chief of Patrol:...

In a surprise move, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rejected the three chosen finalists for Chicago's next police superintendent, the mayor's office confirmed Sunday. "While each...