Tag: Illinois

Politician Overpowers Would-be Robbers

Illinois State Sen. Napoleon Harris put a whupping on four would-be assailants

Illinois Introduces Police Interaction Course

Sponsors of law say it will protect both citizens and police

‘All’s Good’ with Prince After Emergency Landing

The superstar returned to his home after an illness en route to a show

Activists Set Sights on $15 Minimum Wage

Illinois, Michigan and others are targeted for efforts to increase pay

PHOTOS LaQuan McDonald Protest in Chicago

Following the release of the LaQuan McDonald dash cam video, protesters filled the streets of Chicago Tuesday night. Here are photos from the march, and ...

VIDEO: Police, Protesters Clash in Chicago

Police, protesters collide after release of shocking footage

Clip: Chicago Protesters Demand Accountability

Protesters ask for citizens and law enforcement officials to put an end to systematic oppression

Watch: Poet Speaks On Chicago Violence

Spoken word artist K Love the Poet gives her account of why Chicago's youth result to violence.

Memorial Service For Sandra Bland

Memorial service begins at 11 am CST.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Released from Halfway House

Former congressman placed on home confinement for remainder of sentence.

No Charges in Justus Howell Shooting

Prosecutor says officer's use of force was justified.

Zion Teen Police Death Ruled Homicide

Justus Howell was shot dead by Lake County police

Illinois Teen Killed By Police

The unwanted trend of dying young

Blackface, Fun Ruiner, Ruins Chicago Fun Race

Blackface ... STILL NOT FUNNY!

What Year is This? Teacher Calls Students N-Word

Because they object to "African American"

Food Stamp Debit Cards Fail

System malfunctions in 17 states

Illinois Woman Arrested For Running Over Ex Boyfriend’s New Girl

It was a crime of passion. Alexius Keys of Matteson, Ill. is accused of running over her ex-boyfriend’s new boo. Last Thursday the woman’s jealous ...

5 Men Charged for Robbing guests at House Party

Five Illinois men are charged with home invasion and armed robbery after stealing from guests at a house party they intruded.

First Black IL Congresswoman Cardiss Collins dead at 81

First African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, Cardiss Collins, dies from pneumonia complications.

Illinois officials push for immigrant licenses

Illinois could become the third state in the U.S. to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants,