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A tragic case unfolded in Chicago's Southside neighborhood earlier this month in the fatal shooting of Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Raymond Myles.

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“They screamin’, “Chano for mayor,” I’m thinkin’ maybe I should,” Chance The Rapper exclaimed on his song “Somewhere in Paradise” in 2015. And now it might actually happen.  Fans have started a petition on chano4mayor.com urging Chance to run for the mayor of Chicago and take on incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel by launching “Hey Chance, […]

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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama may be everything for most Black women but she means all that much more to the young girls and grown-ass women from her native South Side of Chicago; Harlem, New York; Southeast DC; North Philly; South Central L.A. and all the hoods in-between.

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Kamel Harris, 41, was arrested on Monday for murder charges related to Kyrian Knox’s killing.

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Kamel Harris, 41, was arrested on Monday for murder charges related to Kyrian Knox’s killing.

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During their third and final debate, Clinton and Trump clashed over the Supreme Court, abortion, the Second Amendment, and gun control.

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Chicago's murder rate has spiked to a 20-year high and one city alderman blames it on residents speaking out against injustice.

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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 […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images Nearly two years after a Chicago police officer fatally shot Laquan McDonald and numerous colleagues filed reports that clashed with video of the shooting, the Police Department on Thursday announced plans to seek the firing of seven officers for allegedly lying about the shooting. The department’s actions represent a long-delayed official response […]

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

Rejecting a rough-edged urban site for what could be a showcase near the lakefront, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have selected Chicago’s historic Jackson Park as the site of his presidential library, sources said Wednesday. The choice, which leaked out ahead of a formal announcement expected next week, elated some South Side […]

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A 16-year-old boy is the youngest among the victims killed, while a 65-year-old woman and 73-year-old man were the oldest.