Chicago

Facebook Live went from a fun, live streaming tool to becoming video evidence for law enforcement. Unfortunately, Chicago Police know that all too well after charging a 14-year-old boy for his role in an alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live. According to NBC News, authorities said the attack involved five or six males. Police […]

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

Chancelor Bennett, better known as Chance The Rapper, recently sat down with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to discuss recent plans that would cut Chicago public school’s funding.  After unsuccessful meetings, The Chicago rapper announced last night that he will donate $1 million to CPS. Bennett stated in a news conference, “Today, I’m proud to announce that I […]

Last night President Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago, but there seemed to be someone missing.  Where was Obama’s youngest daughter, Sasha? During his speech, President Obama thanked his family for all their love and support.  As the cameras cut to the First Family, viewers noticed Sasha was no where to be found.  Of […]

A fired Chicago law clerk explained why she pretended to be a real judge. She's not allowing the controversy and possible criminal charges to get in the way of her campaign for judge.

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.

Dwyane Wade‘s cousin was shot and killed in Chicago Friday afternoon while pushing her 3-week-old baby girl in a stroller on the city’s South Side, reports the New York Daily News, precipitating the latest outcry against gun violence in a city wracked by violence. https://twitter.com/Robin42CD/status/769528602895396864 Nykea Aldridge, 32, a mother of four, was gunned down as she walked to […]

For Chicago-born and bred basketball star, Dwyane Wade, the violence in his city is a constant source of sadness.

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson is recommending that seven police officers be fired for filing false reports in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald. The city’s inspector general and outside counsel also reviewed reports, along with videos and other evidence, and found that the officers involved violated Rule 14 of the Chicago Police Department’s Rules […]

Tired of waiting on help from outside of the community, a group of mothers got together to do something about the violence themselves.