Chicago

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) is being honored by the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum next month in Chicago. She will receive this year’s Gentle Warrior Award. Other honorees include actor-producer-director Robert Townsend, and Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford. The NAPRPP Museum was designated a national park site by President Obama on February 19, […]

The Chicago Department of Aviation security officer that forcibly dragged a passenger off a flight has been put on paid leave. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The officer was captured on video removing a 60 year-old unnamed passenger off an overbooked United Airlines flight out of Chicago.  Seats were needed to accommodate flight crew from a […]

A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

The victim's mother says that her family has been receiving threats for coming forward and they are afraid to return to home.

Quanna Brown, a mother of three, says she was in severe pain after the surgery as puss and infection began to settle in.

Armani Crews decided that the best gift to receive was the feeling of giving back to others.

  Major shout out to Chance the Rapper who gave a million-dollar gift to support arts programming in Chicago schools. He’s calling on other artists and businesses to follow suit. That’s awesome!

Helen Ford, a 55-year old woman, is currently on trial for killing her granddaughter, 8-year-old Gizzell “Gizzy” Ford, back in 2013. A tragic end was preceded by child abuse by her grandmother and father, Andre Ford, who died under jail custody from a heart attack in 2014. Prosecutors played cellphone videos demonstrating the torture Gizzy endured […]

A judge found a Chicago grandmother guilty of first-degree murder Thursday in the tragic beating death of her 8-year-old granddaughter in 2013.

A 12-year-old girl dies days after getting shot. She's the third young Chicago shooting victim in four days.

Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago for the first time as ex-president on Wednesday, mapping plans and raising money for his Obama Presidential Center.