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 […]
A week after Nykea Aldridge was caught in a deadly crossfire of gang violence while strolling her infant down the street on Chicago’s South Side, her cousin, NBA superstar Dwyane Wade appeared Friday on Good Morning America to discuss the tragedy. Wade, who recently signed with the Chicago Bulls, also seized the moment to discuss the ensuing social media outrage over a tweet by […]
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is taking major heat yet again: This time, for using the killing of a young African-American mother in Chicago to try and score a political point.
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.
@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Happy “National Hot Dog Day” on this rainy Thursday in Indy. If you eat hot dogs, you may want to plan your lunch accordingly. Indianapolis Metro Police are investigating a body found Thursday morning on the city’s east side. WRTV-6 is reporting it was a woman’s body that was discovered […]
The Indiana Pacers are seemingly on the road to elimination from the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The ‘Blue ‘n Gold’ are down three-games-to-one in their playoff series with the Champion Miami Heat. In a Memorial Day holiday night match-up at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Pacers lost Game Four 102-to-90. Roy Hibbert was held scoreless and Lance Stephenson […]
The Indiana Pacers got ‘er done and are now on their way to the Eastern Conference finals!!! In Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semi-finals, the Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 93-80 with David West scoring 29 points in the road victory at the Verizon Center in DC. Lance Stephenson added 17 points and eight […]