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Cook County Democrats make history by selecting first woman and first...

Former Chairman Berrios named Chair Emeritus The Cook County Democrats made history earlier this week by selecting the first woman and first African American...

The showdown starts now

Pritzker romps, Raoul escapes as primaries suffer low Black turnout By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The primary brought out millions, but the race for governor in...

Cook County sues to stop Opioid epidemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and State’s Attorney Kim Foxx recently announced the County has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s leading pharmaceutical...

Todd Stroger wants a rematch against Preckwinkle

Crusader Staff Report The announcement came out of left field. Todd Stroger, the man who was ousted after following in his father’s footsteps to become...

Preckwinkle’s future in jeopardy

Crusader staff report The future of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle grew dim Monday, November 13, when former alderman Bob Fioretti launched a political...

Boykin calls off the fight

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) will not run for Cook County Board president, the Crusader learned one day before...

An influential Chicago official to address chamber monthly luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Meeting/ Luncheon on Monday, February 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at The Gary SouthShore...

Black Chicago part of history in Philadelphia

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader PHILADELPHIA- First Lady Michelle Obama got the party started with a rousing speech, then came the mothers of Sandra Bland...

Cook County prison population dropping

Chicago Crusader staff report Cook County’s jail population in the past several years dropped from 10,000 to 7,500 and the number could drop even lower,...

Preckwinkle speaks out on Crusader story

By Toni Preckwinkle The headline on Chinta Strausberg’s May 11, 2016, Crusader story referencing an alleged “power grab” by me reflects neither the vast majority...