The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will launch a one-day strike on April Fool’s Day, and is asking the entire city to join them in their efforts. The union says the impetus for the strike is a call for justice although there are several competing aims, DNAinfo Chicago reports
Chicago’s Barrington High School has released an apology for the actions of a group of teens who depicted a slave auction during a skit representing the school.
Jennifer Hudson’s former brother-in-law William Balfour who was convicted of killing her mother, brother and nephew has spoken out for the first time since he was sentenced to life in prison in 2012. In an interview with ABC7 from Pontiac Correctional Center, Balfour has claimed evidence from the murder was planted in a conspiracy to put him […]
Parents of former Little League baseball players from the Jackie Robinson West team in Chicago have sued multiple parties over scrutiny their children faced after they were stripped of their national title two years ago.
Matthew Williams, a young and vibrant activist who called for peace and justice in Chicago, was shot and killed on Saturday while inside a friend’s apartment.
Thanks to her previous history with the law, a Chicago grandmother faces a minimum of six years in jail for allegedly kicking a police officer during a dispute. https://twitter.com/eSHEIKH_/status/697183108555268096 Tina Hunt could get anywhere from 6 to 30 years in prison following an altercation with Chicago deputy Ivan Beat in November 2013, according to the Chicago Tribune. At the […]
An entire family of six was found dead in their Chicago-area home this week, including 10 and 13-year-old boys, The Chicago Tribune reports.
The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.
A jury deliberated for just over two hours Saturday, finding 27-year-old Donnell Flora guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery in the death of Endia Martin.
The officer who shot and killed Black Chicago teen Quintonio LeGrier is planning to file a lawsuit against the estate of LeGrier. Citing emotional stress and assault, the news was delivered via Officer Robert Rialmo’s attorney on Thursday. Chicago outlet WGN spoke with Rialmo’s attorney Joel Brodsky, who confirmed his client’s aims in filing the suit in […]