Caleb Russell, 27, got violent on a Chicago Transit Authority bus when a 48-year-old woman rebuffed his advances.
Issa Rae, creator of the popular Awkward Black Girl series, hit a major milestone on Sunday with the debut of her new project Insecure.
Chicago prosecutors charged a man with a child's murder more than two decades after the crime. DNA evidence exonerated an inmate serving a life sentence for the murder.
New $40 Million Initiative will “Reimagine the Civic Commons” in Four U.S. Cities Initiative seeks to counter the growing economic and social fragmentation in our cities by revitalizing and connecting parks, libraries, community centers and other public spaces A new national initiative to foster civic engagement, economic opportunity and environmental sustainability launched today with the […]
Chicago's murder rate has spiked to a 20-year high and one city alderman blames it on residents speaking out against injustice.
August 2016 was Chicago’s deadliest month in nearly two decades, leaving the city’s streets riddled with shell casings and bloodshed from mostly African-American bodies. According to the Chicago Police Department’s crime statistics, an astonishing 474 people were victims of homicide in 2016. In August alone, there were 92 deaths, a number slightly lower than July 1993 […]
Chicago South Side educators are using innovative methods to reach their students. Winning a social entrepreneur award has opened new doors for PilotEd.